Recent Columns

Classic ’99: Indiana Dave and the circle of doom
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, March 14, 1999. The mysterious Miami Circle .... What is it? Who made it? Why did they make it? Did they have … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic ’99: Hey, you’re driving me crazy
This Dave Barry column was originally published Saturday, April 10, 1999. There is a bill before the Florida Legislature that would require drivers over age 75 to - get this … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic ’96: Great American turkeys

(This classic Dave Barry column was originally published Nov. 17, 1996.)

Thanksgiving is a time of traditions, and there is no tradition more meaningful than the annual U.S. Department of Agriculture warning about fatal food-dwelling bacteria. This year, I'm pleased to report, the department has outdone itself:

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Classic ’99: The committee: Rockers, Heloise, and my gum man
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, March 28, 1999. Several months ago, I asked the question: Who should be our next president? Should we elect yet another member … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic ’99: My (painful) career as a soccer hooligan
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, March 14, 1999 . We live in troubled and uncertain times, but I am feeling good - about myself; about my homeland; … 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)