Jace Lacob is the deputy West Coast bureau chief and television critic for The Daily Beast and Newsweek. He has written about television and culture at large, including food and cocktails, books, film, and even the real-life sport of Quidditch. Prior to joining The Daily Beast in 2009, his work appeared in the Los Angeles Times,TV Week, AOLtv, and Film.com. He also founded Televisionary, an award-winning television-criticism website, in 2006. He is a member of the Television Critics Association and lives in Los Angeles.