Questions that plague me

by Burt Prelutsky -- Many years ago, there was a popular radio quiz show called "20 Questions." The challenge faced by the panelists was to come up with the identity of a more…

Our blood-obsessed judges

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, I was on a panel addressing the Republican Jewish Coalition here in the San Fernando Valley. The others on the dais were screenwriter Roger Simon, comedian Evan more…

The Court (TV) Jester

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, shut-ins, hospital patients and daytime TV addicts have been treated to a whole lot of me. Perhaps "treated" isn't the word that some of you would have more…

What I want to be when I grow up

by Burt Prelutsky -- There are two jobs I often find myself daydreaming about. One of them is being a radio talk-show host. The other is being president of the United States. more…

Transsexual career move?

by Burt Prelutsky -- Living in L.A., as I do, I don't have wonderful choices when it comes to my local newspapers. There's the parochial Daily News, which focuses its attention on more…

Here's to WND

by Burt Prelutsky -- If not the worst of times, this past decade has not exactly been the best of times. In terms of the presidency, we've gone from the sleaziness of more…

Picking a fight with pacifism

by Burt Prelutsky -- The main problem with pacifism is that it doesn't work in all situations. The main problem with pacifists is that they're convinced it does. Gandhi persevered for years more…

Bad day at Blacksburg

by Burt Prelutsky -- In the recent past, two unrelated news items grabbed me by the throat and refused to let go. One, of course, was the senseless massacre at Virginia Tech. more…