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It's Saturday night, and though a drizzle threatens, the lawn is jammed with children snoozing in strollers, couples sprawling on picnic blankets, teens taking a break from skateboarding. The star appears — not some retread boomer rocker but high-...
Tags: Music, Arts, Whoopi Goldberg, Fine Artists, Michael Bolton
Humorist Dave Barry, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak are among those taking part in the 2013-2014 Baltimore Speakers Series. The seven-speaker series, sponsored by Stevenson University, kicks off Sept. 30 with author...
Authors Bill Bryson and Doris Kearns Goodwin are among the headliners for the 2013-14 Baltimore Speakers Series, part of a lineup that is sure to delight book lovers. Bryson, whose "In a Sunburned Country" is one of my favorites, will appear Sept. 30 to...
Running off at the typewriter. … First, Magic fans lost their franchise player in Dwight Howard and now they've lost their favorite player in J.J. Redick. Rebuilding stinks. It really stinks. And the worst part about losing Redick in the quest...
Who wins a Pulitzer Prize for being funny? Dave Barry, that's who. Technically, he won the prize for commentary for his columns at the Miami Herald -- where his job was, and is, "to write about issues ranging from the international economy to exploding...
The Hartford CourantNational tours of two Broadway smashes, the musical "Book of Mormon," and the epic play featuring life-sized puppetry, "War Horse," highlight the seven-show 2013-14 season at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Those two shows, Tony...
The little girl is only 8, and so she does not yet read newspapers or watch or listen to the local news. But she knew of the death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton — some of the older kids she knows had been talking about it. So last Sunday, some...
Starting Thursday, people who attend Live Talks Los Angeles events will be able to nosh on a Conversation Bar. It's a custom, branded energy bar that tastes a lot like cookie dough. It will be, as far as we've been able to determine, the first reading...
What fun, this national signing day, colleges' version of the NFL draft. Story I'm following most closely is of the Florida mom who reportedly ran off with her kid's signing papers so he wouldn't leave home. As Dave Barry used to say, I'm not making...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesAlmost half a century ago, in an epiphanic moment of marketing genius, Kellogg's is credited with inventing the Pop-Tart. Your very own individually wrapped piece of pie. In a toaster. Sweet! Since that happy occasion, the Pop-Tart has become a part,...
As is widely stipulated, Dave Barry is a very funny guy. He was hysterical when he wrote his nationally syndicated column for the Miami Herald, for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1988, and is arguably even more droll in his madcap novels set in South...
Tags: The Miami Herald, Family, Al Capone, Wildlife, Coral Gables
January Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
Jan 1, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 20, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Mar 20, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 22, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Feb 1, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 14, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Feb 8, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Feb 6, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 6, 2013 |Column| Los Angeles Times
Mar 9, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jan 25, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jan 4, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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