Dan Kois
Dan Kois Dan Kois

Dan Kois is Slate’s culture editor and co-host of Mom and Dad Are Fighting, and a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine. He is writing a book called How to Be a Family.

Brow Beat
Jan. 13 2016 9:02 AMWhich Oscar Nods Will Surprise Us Tomorrow? Two Slate Critics Make Final Predictions.
Brow Beat
Jan. 10 2016 9:50 PMAziz Ansari Had the Best (and Most Elaborate) Joke of the Golden Globes
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 7 2016 3:14 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Failed Resolutions Edition Listen to Slate’s parenting podcast about what phone to get your kid and parenting resolutions.  
Brow Beat
Jan. 7 2016 11:19 AMOscar Voters: Before You Cast That Final Ballot, Some Final Pleas for Your Consideration
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 22 2015 11:08 AMThe “Fail Birthday” Bonus SegmentThe Mom and Dad Are Fighting hosts welcome Faith Smith, who reveals her recent parenting fail. 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 17 2015 3:59 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Dan Goes to the Mall EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the new No Child Left Behind Act, plus Dan interviews dads at the mall.  
Brow Beat
Dec. 10 2015 10:38 AMWhat Do the Golden Globe Nominations Mean for the Oscars? Two Slate Critics Discuss.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 3 2015 11:52 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Dear Prudence EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on how to explain tragic events to your kids, plus parenting advice from new Prudie Mallory Ortberg. 
Books
Dec. 2 2015 9:53 AMThe 10 Best Comics of 2015Slate Book Review critics on the cartoon stories that moved and surprised them the most.
The Drift
Nov. 28 2015 10:00 AMThe Creepiest Book of the Year Imagines a World Without Sleep
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 25 2015 12:33 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Obergruppenfuhrer” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Spotlight, The Man in the High Castle, and “Conversion via Twitter.”
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 20 2015 9:00 AMThe “Podcast Feud” Bonus SegmentThe hosts of the Political Gabfest, Culture Gabfest, and Hang Up and Listen face off in a Slate-y version of Family Feud
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 18 2015 2:21 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From Broadway” EditionSlate’s megapodcast on the Paris attacks, Master of None, the Russian doping scandal, and an interview with the stars of Hamilton.
The Audio Book Club
Nov. 6 2015 10:24 AMThe Audio Book Club Weeps Over A Little LifeSlate critics debate Hanya Yanagihara’s misery-soaked epic.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 5 2015 1:38 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Agony of Defeat EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about new screen-time recommendations and parenting through your kids’ sports heartbreak.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 11 2016 4:00 PMThe Rise and Fail of Rigid Routines  Is adding structure to your kid’s chaotic routine helping or hurting him? 
Books
Jan. 8 2016 1:58 PMDare to DisappointOzge Samanci’s charming cartoon memoir of a regimented—yet still often surprising—childhood in Turkey.
The Movie Club
Jan. 7 2016 11:51 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 13: Mad Max gave me just a little faith that every once in a while a studio might make the right crazy decision.
Brow Beat
Dec. 25 2015 12:01 AMMerry Christmas! Enjoy This Delightful 1966 Holiday Short From R.O. Blechman.
Low Concept
Dec. 19 2015 11:52 PMStarkiller Base: The Contractor MemosBuilding a system-destroying, sun-draining superweapon is a big project.
Brow Beat
Dec. 16 2015 9:42 AMThe One Way The Force Awakens Improves on Every Star Wars Movie That Came Before
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 7 2015 11:39 AMThe “Total Disaster Area of Parenting” Bonus SegmentPolitical Gabfest panelist David Plotz shares a parenting conundrum with Mom and Dad Are Fighting.
Books
Dec. 3 2015 10:00 AMThe First Parenting Book That Truly Understands MeIt’s Emily Flake’s sharp and funny cartoon guide to modern child-rearing. Heh … rearing.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 30 2015 10:11 AMThe “Useful Thanks Purveyor” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest hosts welcome culture editor Dan Kois to discuss the archetypal family roles at Thanksgiving dinners.
Movies
Nov. 25 2015 12:57 PMThe Good DinosaurSimplistic story, but look at the glorious world Pixar made.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 20 2015 5:14 PMThe “Attaching a Special Hose to My Toilet” Bonus SegmentThe hosts of Mom and Dad Are Fighting chat with Ruth Graham, who shares a parenting fail that she considers a triumph. 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 19 2015 4:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Another Obama Administration Official EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast discuss the nation’s educational problems and nonbelieving parents embracing church.  
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 6 2015 4:02 PMThe “Big Fans of Vexillology” Bonus SegmentSlate’s Mom and Dad Are Fighting hosts chat with Mike Pesca, who shares a parenting triumph.
Books
Nov. 5 2015 4:22 PMBeautiful and Surprising Maps of the Worlds Within BooksAndrew DeGraff’s remarkable “literary atlas” Plotted.
Brow Beat
Nov. 5 2015 12:56 PMIs a Charlie Brown Movie a Charlie Brown Movie If It Has a Happy Ending?

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