"Rae of sunshine in my inbox, 10/10 would e-mail again." — Lise Keeney

"You literally are my favorite journalist. I live for the serious pieces, and for the fun stories about pets. I need it ALL." — My internet friend, Alicia

"Hmmm." — My mom

"Rae Paoletta is the foremost purveyor of capybara pics on the internet. Her eye to capturing other people's capturings of these majestic animals is second to none, and has brought joy to thousands. She also used to like sloths, but tbh I don't even know anymore." — Alex Zalben