Recent Columns

Classic ’99: Flying sardines unite! Demand planes with two wings!
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, February 28, 1999 . Lately there's been a lot of talk about an Air Traveler's Bill of Rights. This idea got a … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic ’99: This is not a test! Run to your budget-surplus shelters
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, February 21, 1999 . There is Big Trouble brewing in Washington, D.C. And I am not talking that mess involving Monica Lewinsky … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic ’99: Your dog deserves TV that smells
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, February 7, 1999 . Do dogs understand television? This is a question that has puzzled humanity since the days of the ancient … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic ’99: Paper covers rock — you’re impeached!
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, January 24, 1999. In case you've been too busy to follow the Trial of the Century in the U.S. Senate, here's the … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic ’99: High-tech Twinkie war will be no picnic

I'll tell you when I start to worry. I start to worry when ''officials'' tell me not to worry. This is why I am very concerned about the following Associated Press report, which was sent to me by a number of alert readers....

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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)