“Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist” isn’t an accolade you hear every day.
The fact that the only guy I know who’s earned it also happens to occasionally play in a band called The Rock Bottom Remainders (a.k.a.
a book that doesn’t sell) with celebrated authors such as Stephen King, Amy Tan, Mitch Albom and Matt Groening just serves to make Dave Barry all the more interesting.
The New York-bred son of a Presbyterian minister made a name for himself as a syndicated humor columnist for the , where he began working in 1983.
It’s very rewarding once you understand that no matter what you write for movie people, they will tell you they love it, which means they hate it.
What are your thoughts on working with/in Hollywood?A writer who has built a career out of finding the humor in nearly everything, Dave Barry was born on July 3, 1947, in Armonk, New York.