Who is Dave Barry

David McAlister Barry (born July 3, 1947) is an 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 comic novels. Barry's honors include the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary (1988) and the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism (2005).

Barry has defined a sense of humor as "a measurement of the extent to which we realize that we are trapped in a world almost totally devoid of reason. Laughter is how we express the anxiety we feel at this knowledge."

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  • Barry_carter: after topping the all time money list (see below), dave and i made our own online poker room and played in the crypto 'barrycoin', each bc$ is worth $1. yesterday we played a $2 million barrycoin pot, ak vs qq, i won it, so now i also have the record for biggest ever online pot
  • Jeffpassan: barry bonds belongs in the hall of fame. and if he's not there by the end of today, the museum has failed at its stated mission: preserve history. column, free and unlocked, at espn:
  • Robertw41590898: "many americans have been vaccinated but continue to act as though they have not." dave barry
  • Starmageddon78: i've been trying to read more books. last week, i read "lunatics", by dave barry and alan zweibel. the story was a bit convoluted, but i ended up really enjoying it. i hadn't thought i would.
  • Georgiastraight: dave grohl confronts the horrors of making a new foo fighters album in studio 666
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Songs Set To Music: 16. Set By Mr. Smith
 by Matthew Prior

Accept, my Love, as true a heart
As ever lover gave;
'Tis free (it vows) from my art,
And proud to be your slave.

Then take it kindly, as 'twas meant,
And let the giver live,
Who with it would the world have sent

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