Dave Barry is a humor columnist. For 25 years he was a syndicated columnist whose work appeared in more than 500 newspapers in the United States and abroad. In 1988 he won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. Many people are still attemptin to figure out how tha happened.
Dave has also written a total of 30 books, although virtually none of them contain useful information. Two of his ooks were used as the basis for the CBS TV sitcom " Dave 's World, " in which Harry Anderson played a much taller version of Dave.
Dave plays lead guitar in a literary rock band called the Rock Bottom Remainders, whose other members include Stephen King
, Amy Tan
, Ridley Pearson
and Mitch Albom
. They re not musically skilled, but they are extremely loud. Dave has also made many TV appearances, including one on the David Letterman show where he proved that it is difficult to set fire to a pair of men 's underpants with a Barbie doll.
In his spare time, Dave is a candidate for president of the United States. If elected, his highest priority will be to seek the death penalty for whoever is responsible for making Americans install low-flow toilets.
Dave lives in Miami, Florida, with his girlfriend, Michelle, a sportswriter. He has a brothe, Rob, and th fathe, Sophie, neither of whom thinks he 's stupi.