Dave Barry http://nhpr.org en Miami: Muse Of The Mediocre? http://nhpr.org/post/miami-muse-mediocre <p></p><p>Recently, long time Miami resident and author <a href="http://nhpr.org/post/dave-barry" target="_blank">Dave Barry</a> joined us for Writers on a New England Stage and he spoke a lot, as he always does, about his wacky adopted home:</p><blockquote><p>"I think of myself as sort of an ambassador for the city of Miami - which needs an ambassador because it doesn't have a good reputation.</p><p></p> Sun, 24 Feb 2013 17:10:39 +0000 Sara Plourde 22502 at http://nhpr.org Miami: Muse Of The Mediocre? Dave Barry http://nhpr.org/post/dave-barry <p>The<em> Pulitzer Prize</em>-winning humorist joins us with his first solo adult novel in over a decade – the darkly comic <a href="http://www.davebarry.com/book-page.php?isbn13=9780399158681#.UO2dInejJ8E" target="_blank"><strong><em>Insane City</em></strong></a>. The book is a riotous tale of a destination wedding gone awry with Russian gangsters, angry strippers, a pimp as big as the Death Star, a very desperate Haitian refugee on the run with her two children from some very bad men, and an eleven-foot Burmese albino python named Blossom.</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 19:21:32 +0000 Virginia Prescott 19845 at http://nhpr.org Dave Barry