Originally Posted by edbro
Actually, I referred to Dorsey, not Barry. But, I agree, Dave Barry is great and writes in the same madcap style. Hiaasen , Dorsey, and Barry all Fla newspaper columnists who went on to more lucrative writing. I believe Barry and Hiaasen were at the same paper, The Miami Herald.
My bad. I am a fan of Dorsey's too, although I haven't read his latest, "Gator a Go Go" yet. He is another one who creates amazingly larger than life yet "Hey, I know somebody like that" (if maybe a bit less dangerous) sorts of characters.
Thanks again for the nice words!