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Pete Tosiello

Pete Tosiello's writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The Awl, Forbes, L.A. Weekly, the Los Angeles Review of Books, SPIN, Vice, and The Village Voice. He lives in New York City and works in digital advertising.
For most of us, online personas offer reductive or escapist avatars of our mundane selves. But the best employ the rigid strictures of platforms—140-character ceilings, 1:1 aspect ratios, the remoteness of handheld screens—to convey mindfulness that isn’t cleanly expressed in speech. Darcie Wilder speaks with a precise, measured calm, such that during our interview I momentarily dismissed the fearless, almost unhinged candor of her online voice—the same online voice which has amassed a Twitter...