Dan Kois Dan Kois

Dan Kois is a senior editor at Slate and a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine.

Brow Beat
Jan. 16 2014 3:58 PMStop Snickering at Bad Grandpa’s Oscar Nomination. It Deserves to Win.
The Audio Book Club
Jan. 10 2014 10:57 AMThe Audio Book Club Plucks The Good Lord BirdDan, David, and Emily on the National Book Award–winning novel about John Brown.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 19 2013 10:58 AMI Celebrate Hanukkah and Christmas With My Kids. But How Do I Explain Jesus?
The Audio Book Club
Dec. 6 2013 9:25 AMAre You Desperate for Someone to Talk About The Goldfinch With? We’ll Talk to You!
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 5 2013 12:17 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Don’t Test My Kids EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about a movement of parents opting their kids out of standardized tests, and the Disney movie Frozen.
Books
Dec. 3 2013 11:47 PMThe 21 Best Lines of 2013Good jokes, bad sex, and utter confusion, from some of the year’s most enjoyable books.
Brow Beat
Nov. 25 2013 2:04 PMShould You Just Order a Fried Turkey From Bojangles?
Brow Beat
Nov. 20 2013 3:00 PMWhere Do I Start With Outkast?
The Audio Book Club
Nov. 8 2013 9:00 AMThe Audio Book Club Wrestles Thomas PynchonDan, Hanna, and Forrest argue about Bleeding Edge.
Books
Nov. 5 2013 1:16 PMA 40-Year-Old Tape, a Talking Squirrel, and a MysteryGreg Ruth’s fantastic young readers’ adventure The Lost Boy.
Brow Beat
Oct. 29 2013 12:31 PMThis Takedown of Arcade Fire Is Criticism of the Best Kind
Politics
Oct. 24 2013 12:45 PMMaryland’s Gubernatorial Candidate Was Right to Let Teenagers Drink Beer
Movies
Oct. 11 2013 4:27 PMEscape From TomorrowA day at Disney becomes a world of tears.
Brow Beat
Oct. 10 2013 10:38 AMArcher Heads Into the Danger Zone
DoubleX Gabfest
Sept. 19 2013 10:22 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Pajama Party EditionListen to Slate’s show about bros in the tech industry, rape in the military, and pajamas on the runway.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 16 2014 11:26 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Be Present” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about mindful parenting and the pros and cons of summer camp.
Books
Jan. 7 2014 10:50 AMLewis and Clark and the Buffalo-MenA new comics series about the horrible monsters of the American wilderness.
Crime
Dec. 12 2013 11:53 PMA Year of Gun DeathsWhat Slate learned from trying, and failing, to record every death by gun in America since Newtown.
Books
Dec. 5 2013 12:31 PMDan Kois’ Top 15 Books of 2013
Books
Dec. 4 2013 12:47 PMPachydermeInside a hospital where the dead talk and the doctors are as likely to seduce you as save you.
Movies
Nov. 26 2013 12:51 PMFrozenTwo princesses, a wonderfully daft snowman, a loyal and adventurous reindeer—and yet, something’s missing …
Crime
Nov. 21 2013 11:45 AMHelp Slate Dig Deeper Into Gun Deaths in AmericaA crowdsourced analysis of the 10,000-plus people killed by guns since Newtown.
Brow Beat
Nov. 14 2013 1:27 PMSpike Lee and Tyler Perry to Make a Movie Together? Yes, and We Have the Poster.
Culturebox
Nov. 7 2013 7:29 AMScaryoke!!!A new art exhibit in New York, curated by a Slate editor, explores the joy and terror of singing in public.
Brow Beat
Nov. 1 2013 5:01 PMThere Is No Way I Am Taking My Children to Free Birds This Weekend
Movies
Oct. 25 2013 8:08 AMBad GrandpaThe Jackass boys embrace narrative complexity and genuine human emotion. Well, kinda.
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2013 2:44 PM“Bad” Titles: The Latest in Hollywood Laziness
Books
Oct. 11 2013 7:00 AMThe Birth of Planned ParenthoodA comics biography of the inspiring, infuriating Margaret Sanger.
Brow Beat
Oct. 10 2013 9:21 AMHere Is the Loveliest Cross-Stitch of Nobel Prize Winner Alice Munro You Are Likely to See All Day
Crime
Sept. 16 2013 3:34 PMHow Many People Have Been Killed by Guns Since Newtown?Slate partners with @GunDeaths for an interactive, crowdsourced tally of the toll firearms have taken since Dec. 14.

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