Have yourself a dreary little Christmas

by Burt Prelutsky -- Over the last several years, a time of year that was traditionally a period of goodwill and universal brotherhood, when even actual brothers somehow managed to set aside more…

Dancing with the candidates

by Burt Prelutsky -- I believe I could very well be the only person in America with a TV set who has never watched a single so-called reality show. I also believe more…

I walk the line badly

by Burt Prelutsky -- I've been in the Writers Guild of America for nearly 40 years. That means that during the first two decades of my TV writing career, I was on more…

Some things really are black and white

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recent events remind me how much I dislike liars, cheaters and those who aspire to victimhood simply so they can cash in. To begin with, we have Ball more…

A Jew in defense of Ann Coulter

by Burt Prelutsky -- Many people, knowing that I'm Jewish, have asked me if I was deeply offended by Ann Coulter's observation that Jews are unperfected Christians. I could tell that I more…

The Nobel Prize for Gorebal warming

by Burt Prelutsky -- From now on, Al Gore will no longer be best known as the man who lost the presidency because he couldn't even carry his own home state. People more…

180 degrees of separation

by Burt Prelutsky -- One of the silliest complaints that liberals never tire of leveling against conservatives is that we're divisive. I should hope so. God forbid that those of us on more…

She was the bee's knees

by Burt Prelutsky -- Until I read her obituary in the morning paper, I had never even heard of Eva Crane, who died the other day at 95. She was, it seems, more…

The great mysteries of life

by Burt Prelutsky -- There are certain arcane matters that I fully comprehend. Among them are baseball's infield fly rule, how to read the Racing Form and even how to decipher the more…