Recent Columns

Classic ’00: Safe to come out now
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, January 2, 2000 OK! It’s over! You can put down your freeze-dried Spam and come out of your bunker! We are officially … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic ’99: Y1K: Dave Barry’s complete History of the Millennium, give or take three centuries
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, December 19, 1999 And so we stand together -- the human race, plus the members of “Limp Bizkit” -- poised on the … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic ’99: At last, a platform worthy of a come-from-behind candidate
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, November 28, 1999 Here is your update on Election 2000: On the Democratic side, Vice President “Al’‘ Gore and Bill Bradley have … Click to Continue ».Read>>

Classic ’99: He doesn’t want to hold your hand

(This Dave Barry column was originally published Nov. 16, 1999.)

Potential presidential timber Donald Trump, who, by his own admission, is “the very definition of the American success story, “ came to Miami Monday on an exploratory mission to find out whether he is hugely popular or what.

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Classic ’99: Is your kid’s new best friend named “Bessie”? Be very afraid.
This Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, October 31, 1999 You parents out there should be aware that the young people have invented yet another alarming trend. I frankly … Click to Continue ».Read>>

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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)