Recent Columns

This might hurt a little
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, August 7, 1994 Today we present Science Quadrant, a look at some wonderful ideas developed by brilliant scientists who still vividly remember … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic ’98: He’s not making this up
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, December 6, 1998 My first assignment for Tropic was given to me by the guys who were running the magazine in 1982, … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic ’98: Of radio earpieces, unwashed laundry
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, December 6, 1998 So I'm sitting in a CNN studio in Los Angeles. They have smeared makeup on my face so it … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic ’98: TIME OUT!

There are two kinds of people in the world, and I am one of them.

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Classic ’98: The eye of the storm
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, November 8, 1998 No doubt you've been waiting to hear about my harrowing experiences during Hurricane Georges. The worst moment came when … Click to Continue ».Read>>

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)