Dan Kois
Dan Kois Dan Kois

Dan Kois edits and writes for Slate’s culture department. He is writing a book called How to Be a Family and co-writing, with Isaac Butler, an oral history of Angels in America.

Books
Sept. 9 2016 12:03 PMThe Life’s Journey of the Phone-Sex OperatorA witty and sexy comic about a woman trying to figure out her life.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 2 2016 12:01 PMMom and Dad Are Answering QuestionsSlate’s parenting podcast takes questions from our listeners.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 24 2016 1:28 PMThe Culture Gabfest “And Now It’s Dead” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the death of Gawker, Kubo and the Two Strings, and pop culture vacations.
Movies
Aug. 12 2016 10:36 AMPete’s DragonDisney’s latest live-action remake stars two magnificent creatures: Elliot the computer-generated dragon and Robert Redford.
Nightlight
Aug. 8 2016 11:35 AMThe (Not Very Fast) Adventures of Snail and Worm
The Audio Book Club
Aug. 4 2016 11:37 AMThe Audio Book Club Meets the Cursed ChildSlate critics discuss the newest Harry Potter book.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 11 2016 4:15 PMYou Were Right, Mom and DadWhat happens when a parenting decision ends with a surprising but resounding victory.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 7 2016 11:42 AMWhat to Expect When You’re Unexpectedly the First LadySlate’s parenting podcast on girls and body image and what it’s like to become first lady of an entire country.
Culture Gabfest
June 30 2016 11:13 AMWhat’s Brexit Got to Do With Game of Thrones?The Culture Gabfest says the show’s finale is more timely than ever.
Brow Beat
June 17 2016 9:23 AMThe Directors of the Year’s Most Jaw-Dropping Doc on Getting Sued by Tickling Fetishists
Books
June 10 2016 1:11 PMThe Clerk, the Construction Worker, the Mom, and the GoldfishThe unlikely superheroes of the charming all-ages comic Power Up.
Brow Beat
June 8 2016 11:49 AMHere Is How Game of Thrones Should End (but Won’t)
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 31 2016 12:00 PMHow to Pull Off a Bar Mitzvah for Your Atheist SonMom and Dad Are Fighting chats with a mother who forced her son to have a bar mitzvah.
Cover Story
May 30 2016 8:00 PMThe Black Film CanonThe 50 greatest movies by black directors.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 26 2016 11:34 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Extreme Bedtime EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about absurdly early bedtimes and summer pinkie swears.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 2 2016 1:29 PMWhat’s the First Night of Parenthood Like?Slate’s parenting podcast discusses night No. 1 with your baby.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 25 2016 4:02 PMThe One Book That Changed Your LifeThe Culture Gabfesters reveal what books really made a difference in their lives.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 15 2016 5:12 PMWhat’s the Best Advice We Can Give You if You’re Moving With Kids?Slate designer Natalie Matthews-Ramo shares why moving with children is so hard.
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 9 2016 4:09 PMThe Individual Medley Is a Pretty Good Race. Here’s How to Make It the Best Race Ever.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 4 2016 7:01 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: Mean Girls and Lazy Guys EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about girl dynamics and the division of household labor.
Nightlight
July 31 2016 4:04 PMHarry Potter and the Cursed Child Can’t Deliver the Magic from Stage to Page
Books
July 8 2016 1:21 PMYou’ve Never Heard of Charlie Chan Hock Chye?Sonny Liew’s book explores the history of Singapore—and of comics—through one fictional cartoonist’s life.
The Spot
July 1 2016 9:18 AMCheering for Iceland Feels Different When Your Husband’s Unexpectedly Been Elected President
Cover Story
June 28 2016 9:01 PMAngels in America: The Complete Oral HistoryHow Tony Kushner’s play became the defining work of American art of the past 25 years.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 10 2016 1:32 PMLearning to Drive and Well-Worn Dad JokesThe hosts of Slate’s parenting podcast share the lessons they’ve picked up from their own fathers.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 9 2016 11:24 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Dogs and Dads EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about putting the family dog to sleep and great dads. 
TV Club Podcast
June 6 2016 1:34 PMGame of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 7.
Brow Beat
May 30 2016 8:01 PMWatch A Video Tribute to the 50 Greatest Films by Black Directors
Brow Beat
May 30 2016 10:25 AMThis Week’s Worst Person in Westeros: The Waif 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 25 2016 5:31 PMBedtime BarteringMom and Dad Are Fighting podcast host Dan Kois debates his 8-year-old daughter on her bedtime.

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