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Dan Kois is Slate's culture editor and a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine.

Brow Beat
April 14 2014 12:12 AMSheesh, Lannisters, You Hire Sigur Rós as Your Wedding Band, What Do You Expect?
The Audio Book Club
April 11 2014 10:31 AMThe Audio Book Club Wonders Where’d You Go, BernadetteSlate’s critics debate Maria Semple’s comic best-seller.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 10 2014 7:31 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting, the “Grand Canyon Heat Stroke” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on paternity leave advice and adventure parenting.
Movies
April 4 2014 11:34 AMManeaterYou’d be crazy not to watch Scarlett Johansson in Under the Skin, but you might be unhappy you did.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 27 2014 10:29 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Live and Let Lice” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about not helping kids with their homework, and lice.
Behind the Scenes
March 19 2014 2:12 PMShould Slate Change Its G.D. Profanity Policy? Three Editors Debate.
Brow Beat
March 18 2014 7:15 AMWOO-HA! Hear the Wild First Song from Tune-Yards’ New Album
Books
March 7 2014 3:45 PMThe Point of UnpleasantnessLorrie Moore’s stories are a lot darker than they used to be. But they’re still great.
The Audio Book Club
March 7 2014 3:25 PMIs Slaughterhouse-Five a Rambunctious Countercultural Lark or a Document of Severe Depression?
Brow Beat
March 4 2014 7:50 PMNow on Broadway, for One Night Only: Adele Dazeem
Brow Beat
Feb. 24 2014 10:45 AMDoes Miyazaki’s Last Movie Excuse the Deadly WWII Legacy of Its Hero?
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Feb. 13 2014 11:47 AMAre American Schools Failing Black Boys?
Books
Feb. 7 2014 7:47 AMMonsters!The gleefully gruesome comics of Gustavo Duarte.
Brow Beat
Jan. 30 2014 9:31 AMIs The Wolf of Wall Street a Scorching Attack on the American Dream or Just an Epic Bore?
Brow Beat
Jan. 16 2014 3:58 PMStop Snickering at Bad Grandpa’s Oscar Nomination. It Deserves to Win.
Slate Plus
April 13 2014 10:31 PMThe Slate Plus Game of Thrones Recap, "The One Where Someone Gets It" EditionA spoiler-filled discussion of Season 4, Episode 2.
Books
April 10 2014 12:30 PMApocalypse Wow!A funny and blasphemous comic book about two bros at the rapture.
Slate Plus
April 7 2014 9:54 AMThe Slate Plus Game of Thrones Recap, “Lots of People Name Their Swords” EditionA spoiler-filled discussion of Season 4, Episode 1.
Brow Beat
April 3 2014 8:16 AMHere’s How to Avoid Spoiling the Next Season of Game of Thrones for Yourself
Family
March 26 2014 11:12 AMGot Lice? Come On In.My kids’ school lets students with head lice stay in class. What a great policy!
Slate Archives
March 18 2014 5:39 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “The Recline and Fall of Western Civilization”Listen to a former flight attendant talk to Slate editor Dan Kois about his polarizing airplane-seat proposal.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 13 2014 11:08 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Don’t Be Bossy” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about the revised SAT and Sheryl Sandberg’s “ban bossy” campaign.
Brow Beat
March 7 2014 3:42 PMThe Yellow King Unveiled! Five Theories, in the Style of True Detective Magazine.
Books
March 6 2014 11:47 AM“Find Him a Wife. Be Back by Sunday.”His brother’s dead, and now Deshi has to find him a girl—and it doesn’t matter if she’s a corpse.
Family
Feb. 27 2014 12:44 PMCity vs. Suburbs: Where Is It Better to Raise Kids?
Outward
Feb. 14 2014 11:45 PMWatch Ellen Page's Touching Coming-Out Speech (VIDEO)
Books
Feb. 7 2014 11:53 AMMy Favorite Memoirist… is an ordinary, middle-class Quebecer who draws comics.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 30 2014 10:35 AMCan I Make My Kids Take a Gap Year After High School?
Low Concept
Jan. 28 2014 2:19 PMWhich BuzzFeed Quiz Are You?Let’s be honest, we’re all hoping to get “Which Simpsons Character Are You?”
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.

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  Business
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  Life
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  Slate Plus
Tv Club
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  Arts
Brow Beat
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  Health & Science
Wild Things
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  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.