Posts Tagged Dave Barry


Gettin’ Ettin By a Big Damned Python!

There are people in this world who are destined to be eaten by a Burmese Python. Most of those poor, poor people live in Burma. Or in Florida, which is where most Burmese Pythons seem to live nowadays. Thanks to the crack investigative journalism of Dave Barry, we now know the following: The Python Challenge […]

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7 Times I Almost Changed the World; Featuring James Garner, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Dubya’s Daddy

Stupid near misses. I came close to changing the world at least seven times. 1. George Herbert Walker Bush — He was running for his second term. He was dog-tired and disappointed that Americans didn’t give him props for whupping Saddam in Gulf War 1. And he was being hammered by a vibrant, young Bill Clinton. […]

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Why Women Could Never be Dave Barry, Me, or *Uranus

So Dave Barry and I are soaking our stiff necks in the bathtub this morning, and we think of 10 reasons why women could never be men. Starting with necks. (We get to *Uranus later). 1. At the first sign of neck stiffness, women would call all their friends, analyze the problem, share the names […]

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Harry, enough already with the butt scopes

CBS’ Harry Smith was all smiles (great drugs?) as his live colonoscopy was beamed to millions of viewers. Somehow Harry was on his back, and the scope was stuck through the sheet at a strategic location. No idea about the geometry involved. If having a probe shoved up his tailpipe wasn’t enough fun, he also […]

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