Recent Columns

Classic '97: Altered States - The success seminar to end all success seminars
This Dave Barry cover story was originally published Sunday, April 13, 1997 in Tropic Magazine What is the secret of success? Why is it that one child grows up to … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '97: Dave Barry visits SoHo for a cultural (and literal) awakening
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, April 13, 1997 with the headline "SOHO-RRIBLE" I admit that I don't have a sophisticated lifestyle. I don't party all night in … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '87: Tips for doing your taxes (IRS, if you're reading, please don't audit me)
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, February 22, 1987 with the headline "The Lie of the Land" Each year at this time (11:30) we present helpful tips for … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '97: Undefeated Marlins head to Super Bowl
This Dave Barry column was originally published Wednesday, April 2, 1997. It was a beautiful day to kick off the 1997 baseball season at Pro Player Brand Of Undershorts Park. … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '97: Dave Barry writes a screenplay — and it's a disaster
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, March 30, 1997 with the headline "Master of disaster." Disaster movies are back. I watched one on TV, about asteroids slamming into … 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)