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

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.
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.
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.
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.

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