Dan Kois
Dan Kois Dan Kois

Dan Kois edits and writes for Slate’s human interest and culture departments. He’s the co-author, with Isaac Butler, of The World Only Spins Forward, a history of Angels in America, and is writing a book called How to Be a Family.

Moneybox
Dec. 5 2018 4:23 PMDoes Hulu Stream My Fair Lady?A Slate investigation.
Movies
Nov. 15 2018 5:19 PMThe New Fantastic Beasts Is So Bad It Actually Makes the Other Books and Movies WorseWhat a magic trick!
Brow Beat
Sept. 21 2018 12:36 PMName That DameCan you guess which Tea With the Dames star said each quote?
The Slatest
Aug. 20 2018 10:04 PMConfederate Monument Silent Sam Pulled Down by Protesters in Chapel Hill
Science
Aug. 1 2018 3:48 PMWhat Would Happen if All Matter on the Earth Was Replaced by Blueberries?A Q&A with the one scientist brave enough to figure it out.
Sports
June 30 2018 11:16 PMI Think Maybe This Is the Best Play I’ve Ever Seen in a Baseball GameThe Phillies’ Vince Velasquez did what with which arm?!
The Slatest
June 27 2018 3:05 PMAbsolutely Nothing Has Made Me Madder This Horrible Week Than “My Dear Mr. President”
Theater
April 22 2018 10:01 PMHarry Potter on Broadway Will Make You Believe in MagicEven if you don’t always believe the dialogue.
Culture Gabfest
March 28 2018 10:57 AMThe Culture Gabfest “The Great Work Begins” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Angels in America, The World Only Spins Forward, and Love, Simon.
Brow Beat
Jan. 26 2018 3:28 PMWATCH THE LADY BIRD TRAILER, EXCEPT SOMEONE IS SCREAMING EVERY WORDIT’S REALLY FUNNY!
Family
Jan. 16 2018 5:42 AMGot Lice? Come On In.My kids’ school lets students with head lice stay in class. What a great policy!
Screen Time
Nov. 29 2017 12:55 PMWelcome to Screen Time, Slate’s Blog About Children’s TV!
Brow Beat
Nov. 3 2017 1:15 PMDoes Thor: Ragnarok Have Sufficient Punching to Qualify as a Superhero Film?
Always Right
Sept. 11 2017 5:50 AMWe Appreciate Your Patience. Welcome to Always Right, Slate’s Customer Service Blog.
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.
Picks
Nov. 28 2018 5:46 AMThe Small People in Our LivesAn ode to Guess Who?
Picks
Oct. 24 2018 10:33 AMThe Magical Spice That Makes Vegetables Taste Like BaconKids love Spanish smoked paprika—including my little vegetarian.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 23 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Bad Grandpa” EditionConfederate flags, chauvinist grandpas, and calendar fails, on Slate’s parenting podcast.
Brow Beat
Aug. 16 2018 11:59 AMNo One Covered the Beatles Like Aretha Franklin
Picks
July 31 2018 2:12 PMThe Perfect Out-of-Left-Field Baby GiftGive what I give new parents: disposable underpads for that baby to pee on.
Sports
June 28 2018 2:04 PMI Was So Positive Soccer Players Are Faking It When They Roll Around, Grabbing Their Shins, That I Let a Co-worker Kick Me In the Shin As Hard As She CouldDo shinguards actually work?
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 10 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: “Make Your Own Dang Breakfast!” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on morning routines and parenting while depressed.
Family
April 19 2018 5:53 AMWhen Your Dad Is RZAFeaturing Prana Supreme Diggs, age 17, grade 12.
Wide Angle
Feb. 13 2018 7:30 AMAngels in North CarolinaHow one Southern theater won a culture battle but lost the culture wars.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 24 2018 10:47 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Nobody Bonks Me on the Head With a Baguette” EditionCulture Gabfest on The Assassination of Gianni Versace, Paddington 2, and drag.
Screen Time
Dec. 21 2017 9:30 AMSlate Critics Pick the Best Episodes of Children’s Television of All Time
Future Tense
Nov. 8 2017 1:38 AMCan’t Handle 280-Character Twitter? Download Our Chrome Extension, 140.
Brow Beat
Sept. 28 2017 7:33 AMAmy Ryan and Angus MacLachlan Talk God, Tobacco, and Abundant Acreage Available
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

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