Dan Kois Dan Kois

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

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.
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
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.
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

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