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.

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
Crime
Sept. 16 2013 3:34 PMHow Many People Have Been Killed by Guns Since Newtown?Slate partners with @GunDeaths for an interactive, crowdsourced tally of the toll firearms have taken since Dec. 14.
Books
Sept. 6 2013 9:20 AMCeremonyCan one Joy Division fan change the bloody ways of the Aztec empire?
Books
Aug. 9 2013 9:40 AMMass-Market MarathonTinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is everything I hoped it would be.
The Audio Book Club
Aug. 9 2013 5:10 AMThe Audio Book Club on Life After LifeOur critics love Kate Atkinson’s ingenious historical (and counter-historical) novel of World War II.
Books
Aug. 8 2013 10:30 AMMass-Market MarathonA Shirley Jackson mystery—and the case of the disappearing literary paperback.
Books
Aug. 7 2013 11:30 AMMass-Market MarathonA Charles Portis novel can clear your sinuses like a shot of whiskey.
Books
Aug. 5 2013 12:15 PMMass-Market MarathonRevisiting John Gardner’s Grendel, the first book that blew my mind.
Books
Aug. 5 2013 5:32 AMMass-Market MarathonOne week at the beach, 23 pocket paperbacks.
Brow Beat
July 26 2013 9:49 AMSpoiler Special: The To Do List
The Audio Book Club
July 12 2013 7:15 AMThe Audio Book Club on The InterestingsOur critics discuss Meg Wolitzer’s novel about six childhood friends whose lives intersect over the years.
The Audio Book Club
June 19 2013 10:01 AMThe Audio Book Club on Tenth of December Our critics discuss George Saunders’ book of short stories.
Books
June 7 2013 7:30 AM“Stop, Younger Version of Me!”Jess Fink’s time travel memoir We Can Fix It!
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
DoubleX Gabfest
Sept. 19 2013 10:22 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Pajama Party EditionListen to Slate’s show about bros in the tech industry, rape in the military, and pajamas on the runway.
Entertaining
Sept. 16 2013 8:00 AMEntertaining Rule No. 11: Put Away Your Washcloths
The Audio Book Club
Sept. 6 2013 9:00 AMThe Audio Book Club on The FlamethrowersOur critics debate Rachel Kushner’s novel of art, revolution, and motorcycle racing.
Books
Aug. 9 2013 6:45 AMA Superhero’s Origin StoryA new comics trilogy tells the tale of Rep. John Lewis and the struggle for civil rights.
Brow Beat
Aug. 8 2013 11:58 PMDear New York Times, This Is How the Planes in Planes Have Sex
Books
Aug. 7 2013 2:45 PMMass-Market MarathonThe beauty of the pocket paperback: If it stinks, you can just throw it away!
Books
Aug. 6 2013 5:15 AMMass-Market MarathonThe book Vonnegut called “The truest and funniest sex novel any American will ever write.”
Books
Aug. 5 2013 8:15 AMMass-Market MarathonThe magic of Xanth, and of books you can read on the beach.
Brow Beat
July 29 2013 2:17 PMYou Should Be Listening to Superchunk. Start Here.
Books
July 12 2013 9:20 AMFire!!The most inventively-made comic of the year is set on all 10 floors of a burning building.
The Slatest
June 19 2013 5:29 PMOf Course Tamerlan Tsarnaev Is on Slate’s List of People Killed With Guns
The XX Factor
June 14 2013 1:35 PMBring on the Daddy Wars
Tv Club
June 3 2013 1:32 AMGame of Thrones, Season 3We're witnessing the destruction of one of the great families of Westeros.   

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