Recent Columns


Dave Barry’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide
The holidays are a super-busy time of year, and it’s too easy, with all the hustle and bustle, to forget about what this season is really all about. So we will remind you: It’s about purchasing high-tech consumer devices at retail. … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Dave Barry serves as Principal for a Day at Coral Reef High School
It’s a little after 7 a.m., and I’m on patrol with Adrianne Leal, principal of Coral Reef High School. Her eyes are scanning the crowd of arriving students, not unlike the way a leopard scans an impala herd. … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Weighty matters and accuracy
Today I have an extremely important topic to discuss with you, but before I decide what it is, I need to "set the record straight" on something: … Click to Continue ».Read>>

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’: an extremely non-objective preview
Dave Barry previews the play ‘Peter and the Starcatchers,’ which tells Peter Pan’s backstory and is based on a book written by Barry and Ridley Pearson. … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Good for what ails you
Recently I was lying on the sofa and watching my favorite TV show,  which is called,  Whatever Is on TV When I'm Lying on the Sofa. I was in a good mood until the commercial came on. … Click to Continue ».Read>>

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

Selected Columns 2008 - 2011

2011

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

Dave goes to a Barry Manilow concert

2010 Year in Review (1-1-11)

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)

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

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

Visit Dave's photo gallery from the RNC

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

Visit Dave's photo gallery from the DNC

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

Visit Dave's Beijing photo gallery.

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.)