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Dan Kois is Slate's culture editor and a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine.

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Sept. 2 2014 10:21 AMListen to Our August Music RoundupOur official monthly Spotify playlist exclusively for Slate Plus members.
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July 31 2014 12:54 PMListen to Our July Music RoundupOur official monthly Spotify playlist exclusively for Slate Plus members.
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June 16 2014 4:21 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 10“The Children” season finale edition.
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June 2 2014 3:52 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 8“The Mountain and The Viper” edition.
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May 12 2014 9:29 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 6The flaming goats edition.
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May 5 2014 6:57 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 5The “long may he reign” edition.
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April 25 2014 12:23 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week? A Weekly Roundup From Slate Staff.Senior editor Dan Kois shares highlights from the past week, as well as what he considers the “wrongest piece in the history of Slate.”
Slate Plus
April 13 2014 10:31 PMThe Slate Plus Game of Thrones Recap, "The One Where Someone Gets It" EditionA spoiler-filled discussion of Season 4, Episode 2.
Behind the Scenes
March 19 2014 2:12 PMShould Slate Change Its G.D. Profanity Policy? Three Editors Debate.
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Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
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July 2 2014 12:06 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast: The Complete Fourth SeasonSpoiling everything in one convenient place.
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June 9 2014 5:00 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 9“The Watchers on the Wall” edition.
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May 19 2014 5:34 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 7The “close the moon door” edition.
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May 12 2014 1:09 PMThe Editor’s CreedTwo Slate editors debate their very different editing philosophies.
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April 28 2014 6:20 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 4The “sometimes they’re stoic while killing people and sometimes they’re stoic while stealing babies” edition.
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April 20 2014 10:01 PMSlate Plus Sneak Peek: The Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 3A spoiler-filled discussion of Season 4, Episode 3.
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April 7 2014 9:54 AMThe Slate Plus Game of Thrones Recap, “Lots of People Name Their Swords” EditionA spoiler-filled discussion of Season 4, Episode 1.
Slate Archives
March 18 2014 5:39 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “The Recline and Fall of Western Civilization”Listen to a former flight attendant talk to Slate editor Dan Kois about his polarizing airplane-seat proposal.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 19 2014 9:15 PM Chris Christie, Better Than Ever
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PM Pabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
  Life
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
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Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.