Dan Kois Dan Kois

Dan Kois is Slate's culture editor, co-host of Mom and Dad Are Fighting, and a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine.

The XX Factor
June 11 2014 1:12 PMYou See Two Kids Alone in a Car on a Hot Day. What Do You Do?
The Audio Book Club
June 6 2014 1:07 PMThe Audio Book Club Reads AmericanahOur critics discuss Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel about Nigerians emigrating west.
Books
June 3 2014 2:38 PMLetters From the PastA new comic illustrates the desperate missives sent to an immigrant advice column in old New York.
Culture Gabfest
May 28 2014 1:33 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Sadness as the Bread” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on HBO’s The Normal Heart, commencement speeches, and the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
Slate Plus
May 19 2014 5:34 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 7The “close the moon door” edition.
Slate Plus
May 12 2014 9:29 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 6The flaming goats edition.
The Audio Book Club
May 9 2014 11:48 AMThe Audio Book Club Visits the Dept. of SpeculationSlate’s critics debate Jenny Offill’s novel of art’s struggle with domesticity.
Books
May 7 2014 4:02 PMWas It Good for You?A smart, funny, sex-positive comic book for readers of all genders and predilections.
Brow Beat
May 2 2014 3:55 PMIs Under the Skin Eerily Gripping or a Difficult Bore?
Slate Picks
April 25 2014 12:23 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week? A Weekly Roundup From Slate Staff.Senior editor Dan Kois shares highlights from the past week, as well as what he considers the “wrongest piece in the history of Slate.”
Brow Beat
April 24 2014 12:18 PMThe Fake Hurt Locker: The Musical Playbill from Hedwig on Broadway Is Amazing
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.
Slate Plus
June 9 2014 5:00 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 9“The Watchers on the Wall” edition.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 5 2014 10:21 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Trash Can Football” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on teacher gifts and Father’s Day. 
Slate Plus
June 2 2014 3:52 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 8“The Mountain and The Viper” edition.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 22 2014 10:41 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Two Kids in a Hot Car” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on college dropout intervention and the ethics of intervening in other people’s parenting.
Future Tense
May 15 2014 11:59 AMThe Facebook CleanseHappy birthday! I’m unfriending you, stranger.
Slate Plus
May 12 2014 1:09 PMThe Editor’s CreedTwo Slate editors debate their very different editing philosophies.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 8 2014 11:49 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “The Open Heart by Jane Seymour Mother’s Day Necklace” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on campus sexual assault and Mother’s Day.
Slate Plus
May 5 2014 6:57 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 5The “long may he reign” edition.
Slate Plus
April 28 2014 6:20 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 4The “sometimes they’re stoic while killing people and sometimes they’re stoic while stealing babies” edition.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 24 2014 1:37 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “What’s in Your School Lunch” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on school lunches and the stigma of having, and being, an only child.
Slate Plus
April 20 2014 10:01 PMSlate Plus Sneak Peek: The Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 3A spoiler-filled discussion of Season 4, Episode 3.
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

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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.