"At once a disturbing vision of escape, a cautious portrait of liberation, and an exploration of authenticity and artificiality."
- The Village Voice
"Ingenious... suggests the porous boundaries between the fictive and the concrete, the power of role-playing in defining real identities, and the risky self-discoveries that may result."
- The New Yorker
"A thought-provoking examination of the narratives we tell and believe about ourselves... completely upends the notion of meaningful human interaction."
- Austin Chronicle
"Not so much a documentary of an Internet phenomenon as a deconstruction of 21st-century culture... Sometimes escaping the world means facing the truth."
- Boston Phoenix
"A peerless study... every thread here raises a provocative question about the ethics of online interactivity, and serves to demonstrate the Web's ability to both facilitate and destroy human relationships."