Dan Kois Dan Kois

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

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.
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.   
May 3 2013 10:00 AMLisa Hanawalt’s Dirty Dumb IdeasThe weirdest, funniest comic of the year.
DoubleX Gabfest
April 18 2013 2:19 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Fapstronaut EditionListen to Slate's show about the Philadelphia “house of horrors” abortion story, the movement of men who want to stop masturbating, and the crisis of American child care.
The Audio Book Club
April 12 2013 12:45 PMThe Audio Book Club on Going ClearOur critics take on Lawrence Wright’s epic investigation into Scientology and Hollywood.
April 5 2013 9:30 AMLittle Girl, Big CityA vibrant and whimsical all-ages adventure from an ambitious new cartoonist.
Tv Club
April 1 2013 10:45 PMTop of the LakeWait, did Detective Sergeant Faramir just roofie Robin?
Brow Beat
March 20 2013 4:44 PMStop Making Fun of WaPo’s Blogger Job and Start Applying for It
DoubleX Gabfest
March 7 2013 2:20 PMDoubleX Gabfest: The Join My Consciousness-Raising Group EditionListen to Slate’s show about Sheryl Sandberg's new book, Lean In; a harrowing photo essay on domestic violence; and female journalists sleeping with their sources.
The Audio Book Club
March 1 2013 4:00 AMThe Audio Book Club on ArcadiaOur critics take on Lauren Groff’s novel about a 1970s commune and its aftermath.
Brow Beat
Feb. 25 2013 2:10 PMThe Slate Oscar Pool Also Has a Tie
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.
June 7 2013 7:30 AM“Stop, Younger Version of Me!”Jess Fink’s time travel memoir We Can Fix It!
DoubleX Gabfest
May 16 2013 11:08 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Healed by Love EditionListen to Slate’s show about rape jokes, the rehabilitation of cad politicians Anthony Weiner and Mark Sanford, and a new article on the biology of loneliness.
Brow Beat
April 22 2013 4:09 PMThis Is All I Have to Say About Futurama’s Cancellation
Tv Club
April 15 2013 10:45 PMTop of the LakeRobin discovers the terrible secret(s) of Laketop in the series finale.
Tv Club
April 9 2013 12:09 AMTop of the LakeGJ is like Hunter S. Thompson mixed with Sappho.
April 4 2013 4:57 PMRoger Ebert in SlateA movie lover’s contributions to Slate’s movie coverage.
Tv Club
March 25 2013 10:45 PMTop of the LakeWhat was up with Mitcham and Anita's awful trip?
Brow Beat
March 20 2013 2:48 PMWere You Recently Blinded by a Bear and Need to Learn to Live and Love Again?
March 1 2013 7:40 AMFarewell to PattiA touching and beautiful goodbye, in watercolor, from a husband to his wife.
Feb. 25 2013 4:52 PMLet's Talk OscarsLeave Anne Hathaway alone, Internet.
Feb. 22 2013 3:30 PMLet's Talk OscarsFor the first time since 2007, not one of the Best Picture nominees is a stinking embarrassment.




Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 22 2014 8:07 AM Why Haven’t the Philadelphia Eagles Ever Won a Super Bowl?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Sept. 22 2014 8:08 AM Slate Voice: “Why Is So Much Honey Clover Honey?” Mike Vuolo shares the story of your honey.
Brow Beat
Sept. 21 2014 2:00 PM Colin Farrell Will Star in True Detective’s Second Season
Future Tense
Sept. 22 2014 7:47 AM Predicting the Future for the U.S. Government The strange but satisfying work of creating the National Intelligence Council’s Global Trends report.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 22 2014 5:30 AM MAVEN Arrives at Mars
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.