Recent Columns

Classic '97: Safe on the slopes


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All Together: Moolah over Miami
Originally published Friday, January 10, 1997. Finally, some GOOD NEWS for Miami!  I'm talking about the Brinks truck that overturned on I-95 Wednesday, dumping hundreds of thousands of dollars worth … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '96: King of the road
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, December 1, 1996. Here's the problem: If you stop 100 people at random and ask them to evaluate their driving ability, every … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '96: Fork in the etiquette road
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, November 24, 1996. TODAY'S ETIQUETTE TOPIC IS: Proper Table (burp) Manners. I have here a letter from Jean Gerdes, who teaches Family … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '96: Nature bites back
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, November 10, 1996. If you're looking to get away from civilization and experience the serenity that comes from being out in nature's … Click to Continue ».Read>>

For more recent columns, visit Dave's page at the Miami Herald.

Selected Columns 2008 - 2011


Dave Goes to the Conventions


1 - Eyeballs on the Prize
2 - There's a Party Going on Right He....shhhh!
3 - They Hear You Knockin'...But You Can't Come In

4 - The Feminine Mystique?
5 - Don't Fence Me In


1 - Mile-High Drama
2 - Denver - It's Not Easy Being Green
3 - The Floor Exercise
4 - Green Grow the Lileks
5 - The Great State of Whatever

Dave's Olympic Coverage

1 - Lost in Translation
2 - Is This Wall Great or What?

3 - Tastes Like Chicken

4 - Dave Gets Around
5 - A Night At The Opera
6 - The Name Game
7 - This Little Columnist Goes to Market
8 - Are You Ready to Rock and Roll?

9 - The City of Harmonious Harmony
10 - Beijing: It's Been Real

More 2008 Columns:

Dave and the Dolphins (June)

Miami Drivers (April)

Dave Hits the Silver Screen (April)

Dave Does His Taxes (April)

Florida's Presidential Primary - Voting Method (March)

Dave's World - The Colonoscopy (Feb.)

Florida's Presidential Primary - South Beach (Feb.)



For Classic columns see Dave's Herald column page

Book excerpts from I'll Mature When I'm Dead:

Health care

24 script

Miami and murder

The Inaugural Parade (2009)

Dave Covers The Super Bowl: Miami Visitors' Guide


A tiger escapes from Jungle Island

Dave goes On Safari

Dave goes to The World Cup

Dave does football (soccer)

Dave's 2010 Holiday Gift Guide (12/4)

Dave's 2010 Year In Review (1/2/11)


Dave smells a rat -- no, really - 2/12/11

Dave goes to a Barry Manilow concert

2010 Year in Review (1-1-11)