Author and syndicated humor columnist


Dave Barry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"David 'Dave' Barry (born July 3, 1947) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author and columnist, who wrote a nationally syndicated humor column for The Miami Herald from 1983 to 2005. He has also written numerous books of humor and parody, as well as comedic novels. ..."


Dave Barry - The Advocates
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3 Jul 1947, David Barry, in Armonk, New York

Newsgroups Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ List for the Usenet newsgroup, last updated March 1998
"Dave Barry is a syndicated columnist whose humorous articles appear in hundreds of newspapers every week. When he's not writing his columns for the enjoyment of the world, he writes for the Miami Herald's Tropic Magazine. Dave has won a Pulitzer Prize for his humor columns (for several of his columns in the category of Distinguished Social Commentary in 1988) and is the lead guitarist in a rock band called the _Rock Bottom Remainders_. Plus, Dave is an all-around nice guy who tries to protect his readers from the dangers of the world around them, like exploding cows and trout falling from the sky." - Google Groups
"Electronic fan club for humorist Dave Barry."

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Dave Barry for President 2000 2004
Includes Dave's views on the issues, qualifications and endorsements
"Dave Barry agrees with you 100 percent on all the issues. ... bear in mind that just because Dave Barry has previously stated a view, that does not automatically mean that he agrees with it. ... QUALIFICATIONS TO BE PRESIDENT ... Dave Barry owns a Fender Stratocaster guitar that was played by Bruce Springsteen ... The following leading Americans have not yet formally endorsed Dave Barry, but they did pose for photographs holding 'Dave Barry for President' bumper stickers ..."
Dave Barry - The Advocates
Biography, picture and quotes
"No, we are not making this up! Humorist Dave Barry is a libertarian, and has been for years. In a 1994 interview with Reason magazine, Barry credited writer Sheldon Richman with convincing him to embrace libertarianism, back in the 1970s. 'Sheldon and I would argue,' Barry told Reason. 'I mean, really argue.... Then in the late '70s, I begin to see. I think the gas crisis had something to do with it. ...' "
Related Topic: Sheldon Richman


Dave Barry's Blog
Includes links to archived The Miami Herald columns


Clint Eastwood announces: I'm a "libertarian", Libertarian Party News, 18 Feb 1997
Libertarian Party press release based on Eastwood's response to a Playboy interview question: "How would you characterize yourself politically?"
"Eastwood joins a growing number of individuals in the entertainment industry who have identified themselves as libertarians. Included on that list are TV star John Laroquette, humorist Dave Barry, author P.J. O'Rourke, movie actor Russell Means, magician Jillette Penn, author Camille Paglia, TV reporter John Stossell, and comedian Dennis Miller."
Economics in One More Lesson, by David Bardallis, 18 Jan 2006
Reviews Dave Barry's Money Secrets: Like: Why Is There a Giant Eyeball on the Dollar?
"Mr. Barry provides a chapter on monetary history, tracing its evolution from seashells in ancient China to livestock in Mesopotamia to precious metals from the Middle Ages through the early 20th century and, finally, to the fiat currencies we have today. ... He also explains in helpful detail how the U.S. economy works: It involves 'the Federal Reserve Board, a mysterious organization that controls the economy from its secret Bat-Cave-style headquarters far beneath the surface of the earth.'"