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.

Brow Beat
Feb. 27 2017 12:47 AMWatch the Incredible Twist Ending that Made the 2017 Oscars the Most Fun Ever
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Feb. 26 2017 5:00 PMHere’s the Order in Which the Oscars Will Be Awarded Tonight
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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?
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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.
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Nov. 8 2016 5:37 PMWhat Exactly Did That Trump Cake Look Like? Twitter Takes Its Best Shot.
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Nov. 1 2016 11:00 AMWatch Mike Daisey’s Acclaimed Theatrical Monologue The Trump Card Live From New York
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 27 2016 3:51 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Mom’s With Her EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the AAP’s new screen-time recommendations and how moms of girls feel about Hillary.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 17 2016 12:30 PMIs There an Algorithm for Disciplining Your Children?Here’s a pretty good formula, according to the hosts of Slate’s parenting podcast.
Movies
Oct. 13 2016 9:00 AMMascotsThis Netflix mockumentary isn’t Christopher Guest at his best, but it’s still a charmer that packs a sneaky punch.
Brow Beat
Feb. 26 2017 10:34 PMWatch Oscar-Winning Director Asghar Farhadi’s Powerful Protest Speech, Delivered in Absentia
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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.
Family
Nov. 7 2016 2:00 PMWhat Does a President Look Like?Ask a kid to draw one.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 28 2016 9:49 AMWhen Should Kids Stop Trick-or-Treating?Slate’s parenting podcast on the age when most kids stop.
Movies
Oct. 20 2016 10:30 AMTampopoJuzo Itami’s classic “noodle Western” will still make you hungry more than 30 years later.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 14 2016 11:30 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The National Clown Threat EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about kindness and clown fears.
Books
Oct. 7 2016 5:45 AMThe Funniest Living Writers Choose the Funniest Books in the WorldWe asked more than 30 writers for the books that make them laugh. They had a lot to say.

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