So long, Saddam

by Burt Prelutsky -- A lot of people were up in arms over Saddam Hussein's execution. Some hated the fact that it took place around the time of an Islamic holiday. But more…

Must be a white thing

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, I was being interviewed on radio by a black woman. We were discussing my new book and were getting along just fine until she decided to attack more…

Talking back to the radio

by Burt Prelutsky -- I suppose it's human nature to think that we shouldn't settle for good because we have this hunch that waiting for us just around the corner is something more…

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…