Recent Columns

Dave Barry: On Father's Day, don't forget the soccer dads — or their 'warrior' daughters
This Father’s Day I want to sing the praises of soccer dads. I am one. My daughter, Sophie, started playing youth soccer 14 years ago, when she was 4 years … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '98: What, me worry?
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, September 27, 1998 in Tropic Magazine. Where is the American economy headed? Should we be nervous? Will the Stock Market crash? Will … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '98: Funny money
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, September 6, 1998 in Tropic Magazine. Recently I received a press release from the U.S. Treasury Department. Naturally my first move was … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '98: A big waste
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, August 9, 1998. Today's topic, in our popular ``Practical Homeowner'' series, is: Dealing With Common Plumbing Problems Common problems can strike your … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic '98: One nation, full of lard

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:

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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)