Miscellaneous columns
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2008-11 Columns
For links to Dave's recent columns


Newly Added Vintage Columns:

How to Make a Board

Christmas Pageant (1985)

Erie Sailors (1992)
(The Marlins' farm team)

2008-9 Column archive

Christmas Shopping (Unknown date)

Lawn Rangers (1991)

Return of the Lawn Rangers (1995)

Alaska: Grin and Bear It (1988)

Alaska: Land of the Frozen Earwax (1995, Part 1)

Alaska: Don't Feed the Tourists (1995, Part 2)

Hurricane Season (2001)
Hurricane preparedness

Favorites Through the Years:

How to Argue Effectively (1981)

H-E-E-E-E-RE'S BARRY! (1984)

The Clarence Thomas Hearings (1991)

Beetlejuice (1990)

The Olympics featuring Kerri Strug (1996)

Tarts Afire (1993)

Bang the Tupperware Slowly (1987)

The Banzai Chef (1998)

The Mallomar Method (1991)

Decaf Poopacino (1997)

The Hair Apparent (1986)

Traffic Woes Drive Us Crazy (2004)

Need a Light? (1995)

Dave on Speed (2000)

The Biniki (2003)

People With Boxes on Their Heads (1988)
(Coverage of the 1988 Democratic Convention)

Hurricane Season (2001)

Erie Sailors (1992)
(The Marlins' farm team)

Dave's "final" column (2005)
(The last column he wrote as a weekly columnist)

Serious columns:

A Million Words

Uneasy Rider

Hallowed Ground

Just for Being Americans

Book Tour:

Have Book, Will Travel

Cover stories:

Face Off

(Dave's take on the Miami-Dade/Broward County rivalry)

The Imperfect Season

(On the 25th Anniversary of 17-0, Dave Barry reflects on the Flatulence Cover-up, JJ's intensity vs. the Shula Stare, The sports agent as Satan, and Dan Marino's soul)


The Golden Minutes of Family Skiing (2005)
(Dave skis with his family)


RUN FOR YOUR LIVES! The DeSillers Effect (1990)
(Miami is weird.)


NAKED CITY: Dave Barry Exposes Miami (1982)
(Miami is weird, earlier. Please note that this was written in 1982.)

100 Years of Ineptitude (1996)

(Miami's Centennial)

State of Dade (1999)

(Contest about Dade County State)

Going Ape (1990)
(Monkeys in the Florida keys)

Dave's Pulitzer-Prize Winning Columns


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