Humor Columns

How to Cure Your New Year’s Resolution Hangover

How to Cure Your New Year’s Resolution Hangover

What's the best way to fulfill your resolutions in the year of the monkey? Start with a nap!
My Norwegian-Vietnamese-Cambodian Christmas

My Norwegian-Vietnamese-Cambodian Christmas

Frogs in tamarind sauce, mystery ooze in the bathtub, and a song lost horribly in translation.
Infiltrating the Beautiful People

Infiltrating the Beautiful People

A travel-humor flashback from 2002: Dave goes undercover in France to judge the judgmental.
Stop Stereotyping Unicorns!

Stop Stereotyping Unicorns!

If I were a unicorn, I'd be pretty pissed off about all the rainbow connections.
Banana the Octopus

Banana the Octopus

A weird birthday tale for my delightfully weird wife – because this is what too many hours of flying does to me.
Get a Hyphen, You Pervert!

Get a Hyphen, You Pervert!

Be careful which domain name you choose, or this could happen...
Bus Adventures in Nepal

Bus Adventures in Nepal

One of the funnest ways to get to know a country is by risking your life on its local transportation.
The Gloop Man Cometh

The Gloop Man Cometh

Little Shopping Mall of Horrors: Dave and Kattina get slimed by a hyper-enthusiastic salespoodle.
My Channel NewsAsia Interview: Travel Writing in Tiong Bahru, Singapore

My Channel NewsAsia Interview: Travel Writing in Tiong Bahru, Singapore

Watch Dave's TV interview about hunting for stories in a fascinating neighborhood most tourists miss.
My Beautiful Train Wreck at the Hard Rock Café

My Beautiful Train Wreck at the Hard Rock Café

Feeling stupid is a necessary part of creativity.