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A popular humorist, Dave Barry has poked fun at an array of topics, from bad songs to historical events, for more than 30 years.
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While he retired from his weekly column in 2005, Barry continues to offer his humorous take on the world through numerous books. He poked fun at popular financial advice books with 2006's Dave Barry's Money Secrets: Like: Why Is There a Giant Eyeball on the Dollar?. He found the humor in history, with 2007's Dave Barry's History of the Millennium. Barry also has a new novel for 2012, Lunatics, which he wrote with Alan Zweibel.
hasn't abandoned newspapers all together. He still contributes special columns occasionally, such as his year in review and annual gift guide.
Barry lives in southern Florida with his wife, Michelle Kaufman, and their daughter Sophie. He has a son, Robert, from a previous marriage. He also occasionally plays in a band called The Rock Bottom Remainders with such literary figures as Stephen King, Amy Tan and Mitch Albom.
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