The internet can be a disturbing, sad place. It takes a special kind of hero to remind us that its darkest corners can also be filled with joy. That hero is @dril, an embodiment of so-called “weird Twitter” who has – like some kind of joke-slinging caped crusader – remained an anonymous beacon of shining light.
Anonymous until yesterday, that is. That’s right, someone went ahead and doxxed him, and the internet is really bummed about it.
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While we won’t reveal his name here, it turns out someone posted dril’s alleged identity to Tumblr, and the internet immediately facepalmed straight into a “this is why we can’t have nice things” spiral. Read more…