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is the author of the novel Pop Apocalypse and co-editor of The Legacy of David Foster Wallace. His writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Believer, io9, and elsewhere. He's an assistant professor in the English department at the University of Maryland, College Park.