The unusual suspects

by Burt Prelutsky -- Like most people, I had long wondered about the identity of Deep Throat. Now that W. Mark Felt has stepped forward confessing to having been Mr. Throat, I more…

Prelutsky for the prosecution

by Burt Prelutsky -- I suppose I should be relieved. After all, this past week I was on call every day to perform jury duty, and the call never came. But, oddly more…

Viva Villaraigosa?

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, we elected a new mayor here in Los Angeles. James Hahn – a boring incumbent whose first term in office was tainted with a few charges of more…

The U.N.: Modern tower of Babel

by Burt Prelutsky -- There are two kinds of Americans, and I'm not referring to those who could or could not pick Paris Hilton out of a lineup of bimbos. No, I'm more…

A slow Newsweek

by Burt Prelutsky -- It was not my intention to write about Newsweek. After all, as we all know, it's not news when a dog bites a man. So, none of us more…

Playing the Raza card

by Burt Prelutsky -- Out here in Southern California, a local Spanish-language TV station caused a stink recently by putting up several billboards reaching out to potential viewers in Los Angeles, Mexico. more…

A career with a future

by Burt Prelutsky -- As some of you may be aware, I'm a plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit that accuses motion picture studios, TV networks and Hollywood talent agencies of practicing ageism more…

Rooney rhymes with goony

by Burt Prelutsky -- Seeing as how I am one of the plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit targeting several Hollywood entities – studios, networks and talent agencies – for engaging in more…

Moms make lousy dads

by Burt Prelutsky -- One of the more fatuous beliefs that has been foisted off by self-proclaimed feminists and other politically correct lamebrains is that children don't really need fathers. I used more…

Straight talk about talk-show hosts

by Burt Prelutsky -- The other day, a friend asked me what I thought of Rush Limbaugh. I confessed that I didn't listen to his show. My friend was shocked. In his more…