Grafton Tanner is the author of The Circle of the Snake: Nostalgia and Utopia in the Age of Big Tech and Babbling Corpse: Vaporwave and the Commodification of Ghosts. His work focuses on nostalgia, Big Tech, education, and neoliberalism, and his writing has appeared in such venues as The Nation, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and We Are The Mutants. He also hosts Delusioneering, an audio series about the myths of capitalism, and he writes and performs music with his band Superpuppet. Grafton’s third book, The Hours Have Lost Their Clock: The Politics of Nostalgia, will be available October 12, 2021, with Repeater Books.