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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. 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
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!
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
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.

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