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3.43 out of 53.43 out of 53.43 out of 53.43 out of 53.43 out of 5 3.43 (21 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Dave Barry Narrator: Dick Hill Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2004 ISBN: 9781596004894
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Following the bestselling success of Dave's novel, Big Trouble, here is a hilarious new collection of columns from the writer critics have called "the funniest man in America."

What's been getting Dave Barry all worked up lately? What can possibly induce him to rise up—yes, actually out of his chair—in indignation? Well, lots of things. For instance…

The plague of low-flow toilets
Day trading and other careers that never require you to take off your bathrobe
The parent-misery quotient of school science fairs
Pine-sap transfusions for tired Christmas trees
The real skinny on the IRS, Donald Trump, the airlines, and so much more.…

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Don | 12/18/2013

    " Quite good; funnier than the last few. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sheena | 11/7/2013

    " dave barry does japan was much more good. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Elevetha Houre | 10/11/2013

    " DARN CANADIANS!!! Trying to ruin our life by flaunting their usage of 3.5 gallon toilets vs. our 1.6. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 C. Adam Volle | 9/26/2013

    " Since Dave Barry is best in column-sized doses, collections of his columns like this one make excellent bathroom reading. Admittedly, it's possible I'm being subconsciously influenced by the cover. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Duane | 8/12/2013

    " Another great book from Dave Barry. If you need a good laugh, don't hesitate to pick up this book or any of the other books he's written. A gem of a funny book! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Matt | 8/1/2013

    " Funny columns by Dave Barry "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Roni | 5/24/2013

    " I enjoyed it, but must admit I have a soft spot for smart asses. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Macbeth72 Aizenstat | 2/4/2013

    " Very funny read. some sinkers though, in terms of funniness. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Becky | 12/26/2012

    " I think Dave Barry is a pretty funny guy, and I really enjoyed this. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Derrick Clements | 10/21/2012

    " Humor columnist Dave Barry doing what Dave Barry does. He was one of my favorite writers when I was in high school, and this is a great collection of his essays. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Katy | 6/27/2012

    " Not as funny as I had hoped, mainly because I listened to the audiobook version, and the narrator over-acted much of it. It might be better in print. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Eric | 5/29/2012

    " Dave Barry is so good at what he does that I found it frustrating to laugh so hard and then fail so miserably when trying to retell his stuff to my wife. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Andrea | 1/19/2012

    " This is a random collection of Dave Barry's articles. It's funny and ironically, a great one to keep in your bathroom. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Terra | 4/27/2011

    " First couple of columns were funny, then they started getting repetitive and a bit boring. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Anne | 3/9/2011

    " It's refreshing to read a humor book where the author doesn't feel the need to use foul language to make it funnier. Dave Barry is hilarious. I can't wait to read more. Thank you Valerie! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Shanasy Fletcher | 9/25/2010

    " Witty and very funny "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mary Tuley | 7/26/2010

    " I remember reading years ago that Dave Barry was the funniest man in America. I believe he still is. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jan | 4/22/2010

    " Light funny easy listening. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jennifer | 11/9/2009

    " A little bit more biting than some of his older columns, but still a fun read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 W Orr | 8/1/2009

    " Funny. What more do you want? "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Donald | 10/25/2008

    " Humor columnists should not write books. I will admit that some bits were funny, and that was why I picked this up. But I had to drag my cranial wadding through a lot of frivolous drival to get to the good stuff. I could get the same action with a mediocre podcast. "

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About the Author
Author Dave Barry

Dave Barry’s bestsellers include his Peter Pan prequels, written with Ridley Pearson; I’ll Mature When I’m Dead; and Lunatics, written with Alan Zweibel. He is also the author of the two dark comic suspense novels Big Trouble and Tricky Business. A play based on his first Peter Pan book, Peter and the Starcatchers, is currently a hit on Broadway. He lives in Coral Gables, Florida.

About the Narrator

Dick Hill, named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine, is one of the most awarded narrators in the business, having earned several Audie Awards and dozens of AudioFile Earphones Awards. In addition to narrating, he has both acted in and written for the theater.