Reddit, the front page of the internet. Racking in more than 300 mil users each month, theres no better place to go to find weird and wonderful content to waste your day away.
Although subreddits like Birds with Arms and Cats Standing Up can’t be knocked for their creativity, AMAs (Ask Me Anything) allow the likes of Barack Obama, Bill Gates and Snoop Dogg (or Snoop Lion) to offer their insightful answers to groundbreaking questions like “what colour is your toothbrush?”. However, we’re going to look at some lesser known figures that have shared some of the most compelling stories on the web.
A black musician and actor, Daryl Davis shares his story on why he decided to befriend KKK Members.
“We live in echo chambers in which we surround ourselves with people who will reflect back to us, the very same thing we say to them”
When going out for a cigarette and thinking about ditching class saved his life, Brown opens up about how the police made the world believe he was involved in the horrific Columbine shootings.
“By that time the country and state had made up its mind, and the cops were already on doing bigger and better things.”
Phoenix Jones fights crime in Seattle. He puts as much enthusiasm into his rubber costume as he does into his (ALL CAPS) AMA answers.
“NO I DONT GET PAID BUT I DO GET TO SAVE LIVES SO IT WORKS OUT”