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.

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    
Sports Nut
March 26 2015 11:27 AMThe Death of the BracketmasterA fond farewell to the ink-stained wretch who used to run your NCAA pool.
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.
Technology
Feb. 24 2015 9:01 AM“It Never Felt Like I Could Be Email-Stress Free”Chris Kirk and his editor Dan Kois talk about the challenges of writing about coding, building an email app, and more. 
Brow Beat
Feb. 22 2015 11:27 PMHow Could the Oscars’ “In Memoriam” Segment Leave Out Joan Rivers?
Brow Beat
Feb. 20 2015 8:32 AMBirdman or Boyhood? Linklater or Iñárritu? See Our Predictions—And Make Your Own.
Brow Beat
Feb. 18 2015 4:56 PMSee Our Oscar Predictions in Score, Editing, and More—and Make Your Own
Brow Beat
Feb. 16 2015 12:30 PMCan You Pick the Supporting Actor and Actress Winners Better Than Slate?
Behind the Scenes
Feb. 13 2015 2:37 PMSlate Remembers David CarrThe Times media reporter had an outsize influence in the lives and careers of many Slate staffers.
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.
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.
Books
Feb. 25 2015 7:00 AMSlate Voice: “Against YA”Listen to Dan Kois read Ruth Graham’s essay on why adults should be embarrassed to read young adult lit.
Brow Beat
Feb. 23 2015 12:06 AMThe Academy’s Failure to Recognize Boyhood Is Their Worst Mistake in 20 Years
Brow Beat
Feb. 20 2015 10:54 AMYour Oscar Pool, Solved: See Our Experts’ Complete Ballots, Plus the Wisdom of the Crowd
Brow Beat
Feb. 19 2015 12:39 PMKeaton or Redmayne? Moore or ... Just Kidding, Definitely Moore. Make Your Oscar Predictions!
Brow Beat
Feb. 17 2015 12:59 PMHow to Win Your Oscar Pool, Short Films and Documentaries Department
Brow Beat
Feb. 14 2015 5:12 PMSpoiler Special: Fifty Shades of Grey
Brow Beat
Feb. 13 2015 1:15 PMSlate’s Oscar Predictions: These Are the Oscar Categories That Will Win Your Pool For You

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