Will Jimmy Carter please just go away?

by Burt Prelutsky -- Years ago, when I still worked in advertising, I was a copywriter on the Mattel account. It should have been fun because they made toys. But it wasn't, more…

The Christmas grinch revisited

by Burt Prelutsky -- Nothing that I have ever written has provoked as huge a response as a piece I wrote recently called "The Jewish grinch who stole Christmas." In the article, more…

The Jewish grinch who stole Christmas

by Burt Prelutsky -- I never thought I'd live to see the day that Christmas would become a dirty word. You think it hasn't? Then why is it that people are being more…

On Mel, O.J. and neighborhood prisons

by Burt Prelutsky -- By this time, I think most of us have had it up to here with Mel Gibson and Michael Richards. Still, I think a summing-up is in order. more…

Is there insanity in your family?

by Burt Prelutsky -- People who are aware that I used to be a registered Democrat often ask me if I've lost many friends once I became such an ardent conservative. The more…

On serial killers and Al Gore

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, I came across a list of the eight most notorious serial killers in American history. Each of them made Jack the Ripper look like a piker when more…

Vote early and often

by Burt Prelutsky -- There's an election fast-approaching, and, this being what's referred to as an off year, we all pretty much know what to expect. It means that instead of a more…

Where's James Bond when you really need him?

by Burt Prelutsky -- As you may have noticed, Kim Jong-il has the world's leaders running around like headless chickens. Now that he's taken advantage of both Clinton and Bush and has more…

The abortion question

by Burt Prelutsky -- Not too long ago, I suggested that an argument in favor of abortions was that the number of future felons and sociopaths would be greatly decreased. I would more…