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.

Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 11 2016 3:31 PMHow Should We Raise Daughters in Trump’s America?It’ll be hard, but this is one place to start. 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 10 2016 12:13 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Why Isn’t My Kid’s Teacher Returning My Texts?? EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on a child model with Down syndrome and how much communication with teachers is too much.
Family
Nov. 9 2016 2:49 AMHow Do I Explain to My Daughters What Happened in This Election?Deciding whether to protect them or to have a very difficult conversation.
Family
Nov. 7 2016 2:00 PMWhat Does a President Look Like?Ask a kid to draw one.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 28 2016 9:49 AMWhen Should Kids Stop Trick-or-Treating?Slate’s parenting podcast on the age when most kids stop.
Movies
Oct. 20 2016 10:30 AMTampopoJuzo Itami’s classic “noodle Western” will still make you hungry more than 30 years later.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 14 2016 11:30 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The National Clown Threat EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about kindness and clown fears.
Books
Oct. 7 2016 5:45 AMThe Funniest Living Writers Choose the Funniest Books in the WorldWe asked more than 30 writers for the books that make them laugh. They had a lot to say.
Culturebox
Oct. 4 2016 1:31 PMBeautiful, Stirring, and OvercrowdedThe many small successes, and one large failure, of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 30 2016 1:22 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Six Kids and 12 Nannies EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on Brangelexit, big families, and elder care.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2016 10:04 PMIn Honor of Edward Albee, Slip a Virginia Woolf Insult Into Your Conversation Tonight
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 16 2016 11:04 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The How Soon Is Too Soon to Email the Teacher EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about infertility and back-to-school.
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.
Brow Beat
Nov. 10 2016 9:27 PMLeonard Cohen Has Died at 82
Books
Nov. 9 2016 2:36 PMAn Epic Sci-Fi That Combines Steampunk, Body Horror, and Beautiful DesignSimon Roy’s Habitat.
Brow Beat
Nov. 8 2016 5:37 PMWhat Exactly Did That Trump Cake Look Like? Twitter Takes Its Best Shot.
Brow Beat
Nov. 1 2016 11:00 AMWatch Mike Daisey’s Acclaimed Theatrical Monologue The Trump Card Live From New York
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 27 2016 3:51 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Mom’s With Her EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the AAP’s new screen-time recommendations and how moms of girls feel about Hillary.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 17 2016 12:30 PMIs There an Algorithm for Disciplining Your Children?Here’s a pretty good formula, according to the hosts of Slate’s parenting podcast.
Movies
Oct. 13 2016 9:00 AMMascotsThis Netflix mockumentary isn’t Christopher Guest at his best, but it’s still a charmer that packs a sneaky punch.
Books
Oct. 6 2016 10:57 AMWhen a Time-Traveling Space Hero Gets Lost, Who Takes Care of Him?John Martz’s touching comic Burt’s Way Home.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 30 2016 1:53 PMHere’s Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Watch TV With Your KidsSlate’s parenting podcast explains why it’s not a bad idea.
The Next 20
Sept. 27 2016 10:29 AMThe Vertical Video RevolutionWe all watch video on our phones now. Does that mean the widescreen movie is on its way out?
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 16 2016 4:55 PMA Puppeteer Babysat My Kid. That’s Not the Weird Part.Slate’s Mom and Dad Are Fighting talks about babysitter red flags.
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.

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