Work

Articles

Falling Into The Sky: Disappearance, Aviation, and The Twilight ZoneWe Are The Mutants (June 25, 2020)

Make America Mayberry Again – The Los Angeles Review of Books (January 26, 2020)

Why Raytheon Sponsors Math ContestsThe Nation (January 15, 2020)

Classroom Management: Simon Sinek, ClassDojo, and the Nostalgia Industry – The Los Angeles Review of Books (January 28, 2019)

Is Jordan Peterson More Postmodern Than He Thinks?Merion West (October 3, 2018)

Digital Detox: Big Tech’s Phony Crisis of Conscience – The Los Angeles Review of Books (August 9, 2018)

Review: A Serf’s Journal by Terry Tapp – The Hong Kong Review of Books (July 2, 2018)

Smoke and Mirrors: Disney, Big Tobacco, and the Selling of American UnrealityWe Are The Mutants (September 11, 2017)

Review: The Utopia of Rules by David Graeber – The Hong Kong Review of Books (May 8, 2017)

Stranger Things and the Nostalgia Industry – The Hong Kong Review of Books (November 23, 2016)

Video

Martin Scorsese was Wrong About Marvel Movies… They’re Infinite Games – Gutterspace (October 1, 2021)

Audio

Delusioneering Episode 3: “Indistractable” – Repeater Radio

Delusioneering Episode 2: “Dumb Guns” – Repeater Radio

Delusioneering Episode 1: “Capitalism is Always too Late” – Repeater Radio

Interviews

Throughline: “The Nostalgia Bone” – NPR (October 14, 2021)

Ep. 44: Grafton Tanner “The Hours Have Lost Their Clock” – Digital Void (October 11, 2021)

The Politics of Nostalgia with Grafton Tanner – Hermitix Podcast (August 26, 2021)

Interview: Revisiting Nostalgia (w/ Grafton Tanner) – Here’s The Thing, Tho (July 23, 2021)

The Politics of Nostalgia ft. Grafton Tanner – Epoch Philosophy Podcast (July 6, 2021)

URL Sonata #10: Interview with Grafton Tanner – SPAM Zine (May 16, 2021)

Is Dispo, David Dobrik’s Nostalgic New App, The Future Of Tech?Forbes (February 17, 2021)

Nostalgic Feedback Loops w/ Grafton Tanner – FUTURES Podcast (February 8, 2021)

How Nostalgia Serves Corporate Power w/ Grafton Tanner – Tech Won’t Save Us (January 28, 2021)

The Algorithm is NOT NeutralThe Nomiki Show (January 9, 2021)

Nostalgia in Place of a Working Society feat. Grafton Tanner – Trashfuture (January 5, 2021)

Big Tech Dreams and Social Control – Zer0 Books [YouTube] (December 16, 2020)

Big Tech, Nostalgia, and Control: Grafton Tanner’s The Circle of the SnakeWe Are The Mutants (December 15, 2020)

An Interview with Grafton Tanner on ‘The Circle of the Snake: Nostalgia and Utopia in the Age of Big Tech’ – Honeysweat (December 9, 2020)

Digital Void Podcast #18 | Grafton Tanner “The Circle of the Snake” – Digital Void (December 7, 2020)

Nostalgia and Horror: An Interview with Grafton Tanner – What Sleeps Beneath (November 13, 2020)

“To see something last, it’s like death escaped”: An Interview with Grafton Tanner12th Street (October 14, 2019)

BONUS EPISODE 27: Vaporwave Theory with Grafton Tanner – Popular Front (May 5, 2019)

The Teens Who Listen to “Mallwave” Are Nostalgic For An Experience They’ve Never HadMEL (January 30, 2019)

Episode #561 – Just Off The Radar (October 8, 2018)

Entrevista: Grafton Tanner – Assombrados Por Assombrações Anteriores – Floga-se (May 4, 2018)

Episode 22: Culture – Exiting The Haunted Mall, With Grafton Tanner – Discourse Collective Podcast (April 19, 2017)

Taste the Vapor – Zer0 Squared Podcast #83, Zero Books (September 8, 2016)

Culture, Capitalism, and Digital Disease: Part One – interview with Greg Moffitt (June 11, 2016)

Culture, Capitalism, and Digital Disease: Part Two – interview with Greg Moffitt (June 24, 2016)

Selected Reviews of Published Work

Don’t Give in to the Culture’s Industry’s Appeals to NostalgiaJacobin (October 22, 2021)

Book Review: The Circle of the Snake: Nostalgia and Utopia in the Age of Big Tech by Grafton Tanner – Communication, Capitalism & Critique (July 14, 2021)

Book Review: The Circle of the Snake – What Sleeps Beneath (December 13, 2020)

Review: Babbling CorpseUnder the Radar (October 10, 2016)

More

Grafton Tanner Presents The Hours Have Lost Their Clock, with Jenny Odell – Community Bookstore (October 13, 2021)

“Curtain Call” and “Where The Deer Go” – Mesmer, Vol. 1

Reading at A Cappella Books – Zer0 Books (February 3, 2017)