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Dan Kois


United Kingdom

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Past articles by Dan:

That Oscar Absolutely Should Have Gone to My Year of Dicks

Instead it went to the worst possible nominee. → Read More

The Many, Many, Many Ways Everything Everywhere Just Made Oscar History

It’s not only that it's the Best Picture winner with the longest fingers. → Read More

The Latest “Sad Ben Affleck” Incident Was Actually an Automotive Triumph

Yeah, so he gently bumped the cars behind and in front of him. Big whoop! → Read More

The Deranged Ted Lasso Product I Might Not Be Able to Resist

Embrace the embarrassment, my child. → Read More

The Audition So Insulting That It Inspired a Classic Hollywood Satire

“You’re a bad mofo, you get out of the Cadillac and you pimp-slap her.” → Read More

The 75 Greatest Movies by Black Directors

As chosen by critics and filmmakers—and including four from 2022. → Read More

My Mother Is Accusing Me of “Keeping” Her Grandkids From Her

If she only knew the truth. → Read More

My Fiancé Thinks My Vicious High School Bully Should Be a Guest at Our Wedding

Parenting advice on old bullies, rude teens, and tantrum-prone girlfriends. → Read More

A Spectacular Review Transformed a Tiny Chicken Spot Overnight. Then Came the Customers.

“I feel like I’m having a mental breakdown sometimes.” → Read More

There’s a Growing Crisis in Our Social Lives. Is the Cure This Simple?

We’re suffering from a “quiet catastrophe.” What if the fix is something we used to do all the time? → Read More

The Dallas Zoo Situation Is Worse Behind the Scenes. Take It From a Zookeeper Who Knows.

On Tuesday, police entered an abandoned house in a Dallas suburb and found two missing emperor tamarin monkeys that had disappeared from the Dallas Zoo. The theft of the monkeys on Monday was only the latest in a string of puzzling and alarming incidents at the zoo: A clouded leopard escaped and roamed the grounds; a fence was cut in a monkey enclosure; a lappet-faced vulture died under… → Read More

My First Novel Publishes Today. Like Many Authors This Winter, I Feel Deeply Conflicted About It.

What do I owe the young striking employees of HarperCollins? → Read More

Why We Still Can’t Look Away From Roald Dahl’s Last Great Character

How Matilda’s Trunchbull went from misogynistic caricature to drag showstopper to Emma Thompson. → Read More

Apple Just Released the Dream Karaoke Machine. Is It Too Good to Be True?

I gathered my friends (and several cocktails) to find out. → Read More

Help! Socializing Makes Me Literally Throw Up.

There's constant pressure to do more. → Read More

Help! My Cousin Wants a Free Honeymoon at My Ski Condo. I Didn’t Even Get a Wedding Invite.

A lot of old family drama got brought up. → Read More

Help! My Husband Discovered Self-Help Books. Now Everyone’s “Toxic.”

He has gone too far. → Read More

All Babies Should Fly in First Class

America's miserable traveling parents deserve no less. → Read More

Dr. Ian Garvin: The Complete Letters Home From Pandora

How did an idealistic xenomarine biologist end up four and a half light-years from Earth? → Read More

A Totally Normal Interview With Writer Emily St. John Mandel

This is just a news story in a reputable outlet about a prominent author, that's all. → Read More