Alan Sepinwall is currently the lead television writer for HitFix.com. Prior to HitFix, Sepinwall spent 14 years as a columnist for the Star Ledger of Newark, New Jersey. His thoughts on television have appeared in the New York Times, Time magazine, and Variety, and on Grantland.com and AOLTV.com. Slate has said Sepinwall changed the nature of television criticism and called him the acknowledged king of the form. Sepinwall lives in New Jersey.