Dan Kois
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.

Books
Dec. 1 2014 9:03 AMAn Immodest ProposalA demented sex comedy for our impersonal age is the first novel on the Slate/Whiting Second Novel List.
Brow Beat
Nov. 28 2014 12:15 AMThis Is the Perfect Thanksgiving Leftover Solution
The Slatest
Nov. 24 2014 11:30 PMRead Dorian Johnson’s Testimony From the Ferguson Grand Jury Proceedings
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 20 2014 10:08 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Disdaingate EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the tension between stay-at-home parents and working ones.
Hang Up And Listen
Nov. 18 2014 5:40 PMThe Superfest East, Live in Brooklyn EditionSlate’s mega-podcast on Obama’s immigration reform push, the rise of emoji, and Adam Silver’s call to legalize sports betting.
Books
Nov. 6 2014 9:41 AMRabbit EarsAn all-ages cartoon memoir about a deaf girl and her search for a best friend.
Brow Beat
Oct. 27 2014 4:30 PMThe Many Facial Expressions of Keanu Reeves, Ranked
Family
Oct. 16 2014 11:21 AMThe Most Individualized Place on EarthDisney’s new Fantasyland makes your special snowflake of a kid the star.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 9 2014 11:44 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Mom Jeans, Dad Jokes EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on mom jeans and talking to kids about contraception.
Books
Oct. 8 2014 10:47 AMA Man, a Dog, and a MonsterAlec Longstreth’s delightful all-ages fable Basewood.
Brow Beat
Oct. 3 2014 3:42 PMA Spoiler-Filled Discussion of David Fincher’s Gone Girl
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 25 2014 3:16 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Should I Even Be a Parent?” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on youth football, books with great female heroes, and ambivalence about having kids in the first place.
Books
Sept. 11 2014 1:50 PMLost Souls Wandering to Their DoomThe gorgeous ghost stories of Emily Carroll.
Brow Beat
Sept. 2 2014 4:19 PMHBO Is Ruining the Wire And We Have the GIF That Proves It
Better Summer
Aug. 24 2014 9:15 PMWhat Is the Best Game of Tag?A Slate debate.
Behind the Scenes
Nov. 28 2014 5:00 PMOur Media Thanksgiving ListThe podcasts, websites, and apps Slate-sters are thankful for.
The Slatest
Nov. 24 2014 11:46 PMRead Darren Wilson’s Testimony to the Ferguson Grand Jury
Family
Nov. 20 2014 12:30 PMEnvy, Disrespect, Thankfulness, ResentmentWhat’s behind my not-so-secret “secret disdain” for stay-at-home parents.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 19 2014 10:36 AMBattle of the Slate Podcast Empire!
The Audio Book Club
Nov. 7 2014 9:33 AMThe Audio Book Club Goes to The Magician’s LandOur critics discuss the final volume of Lev Grossman’s fantasy trilogy.
Slate Picks
Oct. 30 2014 6:03 PMListen to Our October Music RoundupYour autumn playlist to put on repeat, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 23 2014 4:51 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: Your Own Personal Fantasyland EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on Disney World, allowances for kids, and hot topics from the Mommy Wars.
The Audio Book Club
Oct. 10 2014 1:03 PMThe Audio Book Club Goes WildSlate’s critics discuss Cheryl Strayed’s memoir of a summer on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Culturebox
Oct. 9 2014 10:10 AMYes More DramaThe deep and unique pleasure of reading plays.
Brow Beat
Oct. 7 2014 12:40 PMDoctor, Do I Have Second Novel Syndrome?
Brow Beat
Oct. 2 2014 12:04 PMWill Reading Gone Girl Undermine Your Marriage or Reaffirm It? We Discuss the Book.
Books
Sept. 23 2014 7:14 AMFighting the Sophomore Slump, Five Novels at a TimeAnnouncing the Slate/Whiting Second Novel List.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 11 2014 11:26 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Porn Talk EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on talking to kids about porn and the pressure of the family dinner. 
Slate Picks
Sept. 2 2014 10:21 AMListen to Our August Music RoundupOur official monthly Spotify playlist exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 20 2014 10:18 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Precision of Language” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Giver, ironic misandry, and movie soundtracks.

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