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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.
Slate Plus
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

The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

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Oct. 1 2014 4:58 PM The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

How Did the Royals Win Despite Bunting So Many Times? Bunting Is a Terrible Strategy.

Catacombs Where You Can Stroll Down Hallways Lined With Corpses

Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.

Crime

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

Music

How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

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Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
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Oct. 1 2014 3:02 PM The Best Show of the Summer Is Getting a Second Season
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Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 4:46 PM Ebola Is No Measles. That’s a Good Thing. Comparing this virus to scourges of the past gives us hope that we can slow it down.
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Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
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Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?