Recent Columns


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>>

Classic '97: Want to discover the law of gravity? Start with a tree named Bob
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, March 16, 1997 with the headline "Hunger for knowledge." Settle back, because today I'm going to tell you the dramatic true story … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '97: Four easy ways to fix Social Security? Allow Dave Barry to explain (and then retire)
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, March 9, 1997 with the headline "Boomer bust." I've been thinking about how to fix Social Security. Ordinarily I don't. Ordinarily I … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '97: Ragtop man
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, February 23, 1997. I got a convertible. Now I know what you're going to say. You're going to say: ''Dave, you pathetic … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '97: Self-mashed potatoes
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, February 16, 1997. Two dramatic recent developments have demonstrated, once again, why these are such exciting times in which to be a … Click to Continue ».Read>>

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

Selected Columns 2008 - 2011

2008

Dave Goes to the Conventions

RNC

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

DNC

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.)

 

2009

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

2010

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)

2011

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

Dave goes to a Barry Manilow concert

2010 Year in Review (1-1-11)