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The Usenet Deep Space 9 recapper that helped inspire modern TV criticism

6 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

In 1993, TV-and TV writing-were much different entities than what we know today.
Every action has an equal and opposite reaction, Exhibit 5,768: the current golden age of TV has clearly inspired a golden age of TV writing. And if you follow today's TV criticism at all, chances are a handful of names immediately come to mind (people like Emily Nussbaum at The New Yorker or James Poniewozik at The New York Times, for instance). But time and time again, stories on the rise of this format in recent years end up pointing to one writer- Uproxx 's Alan Sepinwall -as the dean of modern TV...
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