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
July 28 2015 1:02 PMMeghan Trainor’s People Interview About The Peanuts Movie Is a Total Disaster
Brow Beat
July 22 2015 10:46 AMHow a Desperate E.L. Doctorow Started Writing Ragtime
Books
July 8 2015 4:31 PMThe Cartoonist Other Cartoonists Can’t Wait to ReadThe fourth issue of Ethan Rilly’s Pope Hats is just as great as the first three.
Behind the Scenes
July 8 2015 1:18 PMSweet Dreams Are Made of ThisDo recurring dreams mean anything? Slate staffers discuss.
Brow Beat
July 1 2015 8:13 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in July
Brow Beat
June 24 2015 11:01 AMHow Young Is Too Young for Inside Out? Two Slate Critics Discuss.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 18 2015 12:16 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Live From Durham” EditionListen as Slate’s parenting podcast discusses indie-rock dadhood and the songs kids love and parents hate.
Diary
June 17 2015 5:03 PMDan Kois’ Week on the RoadDay 4: How the TSA made my life noticeably better.
Diary
June 16 2015 4:24 PMDan Kois’ Week on the RoadDay 3: How to get an interview with a sick country star.
Brow Beat
June 15 2015 12:11 AMThis Week’s Worst Person in Westeros: The Gods
Television
June 12 2015 2:57 PMJonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell The TV adaptation of Susanna Clarke’s book makes magic seem dangerously, thrillingly real. 
Culturebox
June 8 2015 2:41 AMWow. ClickHole.How the Onion spinoff designed to mock the Internet became the best thing on it.
Books
June 3 2015 12:05 PMFriedrich Nietzsche, Get Out of This Boat!The entertaining and erudite Cartoon Introduction to Philosophy takes readers down the river of modern thought.
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
Culturebox
July 24 2015 5:45 AMAshley Monroe’s Long Hard RoadHow a woman becomes a country star when country radio won’t play women.
Culturebox
July 10 2015 11:15 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?I came back from vacation and personally, singlehandedly, all on my own, made the magazine great.
Brow Beat
July 8 2015 2:21 PMThe Dissolve Is Folding. Here Are Its Best Movie Reviews and Essays.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 2 2015 11:02 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Dad and Dad Are Fighting Edition Listen to Slate’s parenting podcast on gay parenting, marriage equality, and the difficulties of taking parenting advice. 
The Slatest
June 26 2015 11:50 AMAntonin Scalia Spent a Full Page of His Dissent “Really?!”ing the Majority Opinion
Culturebox
June 23 2015 12:53 PMFinding Sadness in JoyA parent grapples with Inside Out’s quietly revolutionary message about children’s emotions.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 17 2015 6:22 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: “Voodoo Doll” and “Come on Eileen” Extra EditionSuperchunk’s Mac McCaughan plays a few songs from his life as a dad.
Slate Plus
June 17 2015 1:09 PMThe Editor’s CreedTwo Slate editors debate their very different editing philosophies.
Diary
June 15 2015 1:53 PMDan Kois’ Week on the RoadWhat happens the day the piece you worked on for months finally gets published.
Diary
June 12 2015 3:41 PMDan Kois’ Week on the RoadDay 1: A live podcast and the usual tourist town-lust.
Culturebox
June 8 2015 12:27 PMWhy ClickHole Is the Best Thing on the InternetFor the unconvinced, here’s a collection of the best ClickHole stories.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 4 2015 10:38 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: Your Kids Are Not Getting Scholarships EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the endless hell of travel sports teams and wealthy motherhood. 
Brow Beat
June 1 2015 12:27 PMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in June
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.

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Dear Prudence
July 29 2015 2:41 PM “If You’ve Got a Good Solution, I’m Going to Steal It for a Future Answer.” Dear Prudence and The Gist follow up with “Creeped Out,” a letter writer with an unfriendly co-worker.