Recent Columns

Classic '97: Just her size
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, May 25, 1997. I believe that, in general, women are saner than men. For example: If you see people who have paid … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '97: Smell the roses
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, May 18, 1997. I have received a number of letters from readers complaining that I focus too much on ''bathroom humor,'' instead … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '97: Heat wins one for The Donald
This Dave Barry column was originally published Saturday, May 10, 1997. How hugely gigantic was Friday night's playoff game between the Miami Heat and the New York Knickerbockers? I can … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '97: Ever seen a bald dog?
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, May 4, 1997 with the headline "Ever seen a bald dog?" Our topic today, on Breakthroughs in Medicine, is: New Hope From … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '97: Mister Language Person gives 'em 'ell
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, April 27, 1997 with the headline "Give 'em 'ell" It is time once again for "Ask Mister Language Person," the only grammar … 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)