Dan Kois
Dan Kois Dan Kois

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.

Triumphs and Fails
May 21 2015 2:08 PMParenting Triumph: Mom Is Going to the Circus!Sometimes being a parent is more important than work.
The Slatest
May 13 2015 12:24 AMOne of America's Worst Train Crashes Happened on the Same Curve as Amtrak 188—72 Years Ago
Books
May 8 2015 12:26 PMSavage LoveShirley Jackson’s books about family life are the urtext of every parenting story you’ve ever heard.  
Books
May 7 2015 2:45 PMComing HomeAn understated and lovely comic about a Londoner’s return to Japan.
Brow Beat
May 4 2015 10:38 PMThe Creator of “Ryan Gosling Won’t Eat His Cereal” Died, and Ryan Gosling Ate Cereal in Tribute
Brow Beat
May 1 2015 8:02 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in May
Triumphs and Fails
April 23 2015 4:53 PMBut I Don’t Like Basketball!Parenting triumphs on helping your children try new things and getting excited about reading.
Brow Beat
April 11 2015 11:36 PMThe 10 Most Correct MTV Movie Awards of All Time
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 9 2015 9:08 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting, the “Quantity Time” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast discuss quality time vs. quantity time, plus a new memoir about tracking down a childhood bully 40 years later.
Brow Beat
April 1 2015 8:02 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in April    
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 26 2015 9:51 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Tampon Falling Out of Your Ear” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on a revolutionary new sex ed class and how to ask other parents about guns in their homes.
Brow Beat
March 13 2015 6:12 PMIs the Live-Action Cinderella Still a Fairy Tale? Two Slate Critics Discuss.
Brow Beat
March 12 2015 3:39 PMExcited About the New Frozen Short Playing With Cinderella? Let It Go—It’s a Mess.
Culture Gabfest
March 11 2015 2:08 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Woodshedding” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, TV opening credit sequences, and Ryan Boudinot’s takedown of MFAs.
Books
March 3 2015 1:10 PMIn Search of Lost InnocenceRoman Muradov’s first book is a wonder of inventive illustration.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 21 2015 10:49 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Attacking Molly Weasley EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on having a child while single and a New York City school that is dividing children into groups by race.
Triumphs and Fails
May 8 2015 4:33 PMGetting a Staple Out of Your Child’s FingerThere are some things school nurses can’t do.
Brow Beat
May 8 2015 10:29 AMGoodbye, Phineas and Ferb, and Thank You for Showing My Kids What Summer Vacation Should Be Like
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 7 2015 11:11 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Xenomorph Mom EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the best moms in pop culture and talking to your kids about death.  
Culturebox
May 1 2015 11:45 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Dan Kois found the single rightest thing ever published at Slate Dot Com.
Culture Gabfest
April 29 2015 10:38 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Heavy Is the Head That Wears the Guacamole” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Wolf Hall, Bruce Jenner’s interview, and avocados.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 23 2015 10:14 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Barrenness EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on child support and the choice not to have children. 
Books
April 9 2015 12:47 PMHenshinThe artist behind the great I Kill Giants releases his own book of stories. 
Television
April 2 2015 5:10 PMWolf HallA rich, riveting TV adaptation brings Hilary Mantel’s book to life.
Triumphs and Fails
March 26 2015 12:49 PMHow to Throw Middle Child Syndrome Out the DoorParenting triumphs on paying attention to your middle child and fails on coaching your child softball with frustration.
Movies
March 20 2015 9:36 AMKumiko, the Treasure HunterA depressed Japanese woman travels to Minnesota in search of the treasure Steve Buscemi buried in Fargo.
Triumphs and Fails
March 12 2015 4:06 PMWhere Does Electricity Come From?Not from the sky. Parenting fails on teaching children how things work and breaking the news about the big move.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 12 2015 10:04 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Is My Kid a Narcissist?!” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on how to teach your kids that they aren’t better than everyone else, elder care, and day-care scofflaws.
The Audio Book Club
March 6 2015 10:27 AMThe Audio Book Club Meets the Girl on the TrainSlate critics debate Paula Hawkins’ best-selling thriller.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Feb. 26 2015 10:20 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Call Your Mom EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on how to raise generous kids and calling your mom.

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