Dan Kois
Dan Kois Dan Kois

Dan Kois edits and writes for Slate’s culture department. He is writing a book called How to Be a Family and co-writing, with Isaac Butler, an oral history of Angels in America.

The Audio Book Club
July 31 2017 11:36 AMDo Not Become AlarmedMaile Meloy’s novel about privileged kids in peril is an adventure yarn with bite.
Brow Beat
July 25 2017 7:33 AMWhy We Shouldn’t Want Great Stage Actors to Make the Leap to Film
The Slatest
May 29 2017 3:13 PMTexas Representative Sparks Capitol Near-Brawl After Bragging He Called ICE on Immigration Protesters
Brow Beat
May 26 2017 7:00 AMWatch Philip Pullman Introduce the First Excerpt From The Book of Dust
Brow Beat
May 8 2017 7:33 AMA New Character Is the Key to What Makes Guardians 2 Unique—and a Little Exhausting
Brow Beat
Feb. 27 2017 12:47 AMWatch the Incredible Twist Ending that Made the 2017 Oscars the Most Fun Ever
Brow Beat
Feb. 26 2017 5:00 PMHere’s the Order in Which the Oscars Will Be Awarded Tonight
Brow Beat
Jan. 24 2017 3:38 PMWere the Heroines of Hidden Figures Also Hidden in Apollo 13 and The Right Stuff?
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 21 2016 12:59 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Life Star Death Star” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Search Party, and Stevie Wonder.
Books
Dec. 8 2016 10:23 AMLost in TranslationAn American tries to connect in rural Japan in the conclusion of Lars Martinson’s ambitious, beautiful Tonoharu trilogy.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 24 2016 7:00 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Trump, Turkey, and Teens EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on parenting in the age of Trump and the teen movie The Edge of Seventeen.
Movies
Nov. 17 2016 11:56 AMFantastic Beasts and Where to Find ThemIt’s great to be back in the wizarding world, even if Newt Scamander and his beasts are a little boring.
Brow Beat
Nov. 14 2016 2:56 PMDo You Find Most Books About Suffering in Isolated Provincial Hungarian Villages Neither Beautiful nor Pitiless Enough?
Brow Beat
Nov. 10 2016 9:27 PMLeonard Cohen Has Died at 82
Books
Nov. 9 2016 2:36 PMAn Epic Sci-Fi That Combines Steampunk, Body Horror, and Beautiful DesignSimon Roy’s Habitat.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 27 2017 2:01 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Return of the Dan” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about what to tell the kids about the president.
The Slatest
May 29 2017 7:01 PMDonald Trump Has a Magnetic Personality and Exudes Positive Energy, According to Bananas White House Statement
Brow Beat
May 29 2017 9:00 AMTake a Long Walk Through the British Countyside With “Slow Radio” on the BBC
Family
May 12 2017 9:39 AMGoop TherapyHow I learned to love my kid’s obsession with slime.
Books
May 4 2017 7:19 AMRead the First Six Pages of the New Issue of the Award-Winning Comic Pope HatsGeorge Saunders loves Pope Hats. You will too.
Brow Beat
Feb. 26 2017 10:34 PMWatch Oscar-Winning Director Asghar Farhadi’s Powerful Protest Speech, Delivered in Absentia
Brow Beat
Jan. 24 2017 5:06 PMHow Kubo and the Two Strings Landed a Surprise Visual Effects Oscar Nomination
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 22 2016 7:45 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The See Ya, Dan Kois EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about school diversity and Dan Kois.
Wonder Week
Dec. 20 2016 7:45 AMThe Greatest Beatles Cover Is Stevie Wonder’s “We Can Work It Out”He may be the only musician to play a Beatles song better than the Beatles.
Books
Dec. 6 2016 10:30 AMOur 10 Favorite Comics of 2016Dead superheroes, dissolute witches, dangerous trolls, lost lovers: the best in graphic storytelling.
Movies
Nov. 21 2016 12:21 PMA Whole New WorldWith Moana, Disney’s third golden age gets its Aladdin.
Brow Beat
Nov. 17 2016 11:24 AMNewt Scamander Takes a Steamship to America? Riddikulus! He’s a Wizard!
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 11 2016 3:31 PMHow Should We Raise Daughters in Trump’s America?It’ll be hard, but this is one place to start. 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 10 2016 12:13 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Why Isn’t My Kid’s Teacher Returning My Texts?? EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on a child model with Down syndrome and how much communication with teachers is too much.
Family
Nov. 9 2016 2:49 AMHow Do I Explain to My Daughters What Happened in This Election?Deciding whether to protect them or to have a very difficult conversation.

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