A fuelish summer trip
It's time for our annual Dream Summer Vacation Guide, wherein we reveal our list of ''special'' travel destinations that you will not hear about from the other travel writers, because they have standards.
Dave meets the death tree
There is a simple explanation for why I wound up dangling from a rope 75 feet in the air over a beaver dam somewhere in Idaho: I was a house guest.
All fired up for the Fourth
This year, why not hold an old-fashioned Fourth of July Picnic? Food poisoning is one good reason. After a few hours in the sun, ordinary potato salad can develop bacteria the size of raccoons. But don't let the threat of agonizingly painful death prevent you from celebrating the birth of our nation, just as Americans have been doing ever since that historic first July Fourth when our Founding Fathers - George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Bob Dole and Tony Bennett - landed on Plymouth Rock.
Why sports is a drag
Mankind's yearning to engage in sports is older than recorded history, dating back to the time, millions of years ago, when the first primitive man picked up a crude club and a round rock, tossed the rock into the air, and whomped the club into the sloping forehead of the first primitive umpire. What inner force drove this first athlete? Your guess is as good as mine.
Selected Columns 2008 - 2011
Dave smells a rat -- no, really - 2/12/11
Dave goes to a Barry Manilow concert
2010 Year in Review (1-1-11)
A tiger escapes from Jungle
Dave goes On Safari
Dave goes to The
Dave does football
Dave's 2010 Holiday Gift Guide (12/4)
Dave's 2010 Year In Review (1/2/11)
For Classic columns see Dave's Herald
Book excerpts from I'll Mature When I'm Dead:
Miami and murder
The Inaugural Parade (2009)
Dave Covers The Super Bowl:
Miami Visitors' Guide
Goes to the Conventions
- Eyeballs on the Prize
- They Hear You Knockin'...But You Can't Come In
- There's a Party Going on Right He....shhhh!
- The Feminine Mystique?
- Don't Fence Me In
gallery from the RNC
- Mile-High Drama
- Denver - It's Not Easy Being Green
- The Floor Exercise
- Green Grow the Lileks
- The Great State of Whatever
gallery from the DNC
- Lost in Translation
2 - Is This Wall Great or What?
- Tastes Like Chicken
- Dave Gets Around
- A Night At The Opera
- The Name Game
- This Little Columnist Goes to Market
- Are You Ready to Rock and Roll?
- The City of Harmonious Harmony
- Beijing: It's Been Real
and the Dolphins (June)
Dave Hits the Silver Screen (April)
Does His Taxes (April)
Presidential Primary - Voting Method (March)
World - The Colonoscopy (Feb.)
Presidential Primary - South Beach (Feb.)