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.

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
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.
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.
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!
Cover Story
Dec. 18 2017 8:00 AMAngels in America: The Complete Oral HistoryHow Tony Kushner’s play became the defining work of American art of the past 25 years.
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
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.

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