Dave Barry

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Scott Turow, Lawyer-Turned-Bestselling Author, Speaks to UC Irvine Law School Students Today

    UC Irvine law school students find out this evening what they should do with their post-lawyering days--you know, when they can really make the big bucks--as lawyer-turned-bestselling novelist Scott Turow (Presumed Innocent, The Burden of Proof) shares his secrets. Unlike his adaptation fees from H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2008

    Taco Bell Crime of the Week, Part II

    From the indomitable Dave Barry: ...a man armed with a knife held up a Taco Bell and got $2,300. The robber wore a ski mask to disguise his identity. This plan would have worked flawlessly, except that, during the robbery, the robber made one teensy mistake: He pulled one of the Taco Bell workers a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2007


    Abandon all hope, ye who enter here, for there’s dark waters ahead for any hearties that don’t heed the annual call of International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Is it September 19 again already? TLAP Day was started on a whim by John Baur and Mark Summers, known in the piratical world as Cap’n Sl ... More >>

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    April 21, 2005
  • Columns

    December 23, 1999

    My So-Called Political Life

    Diary of a mad Libertarian