Dave Barry

December 16, 2007 3:01 AM

A gross national columnist

As a professional newspaper columnist with both medical AND dental benefits, I receive many letters from people who'd like to get into my line of work.

''Dear Dave,'' they write. ''I'm sick of my boring, dead-end job as a (lawyer, teacher, office worker, politician). How do I develop the skills I need to obtain a job like yours, where you have an opportunity to make a difference, even though you never actually do?''

Related content

Comments

Videos

About Dave Barry

Dave Barry

@rayadverb

Dave Barry has been at the Herald since 1983. A Pulitzer Prize winner for commentary, he writes about everything from the international economy to exploding toilets.

Entertainment Videos