Author Archives: Burt Prelutsky

Burt Prelutsky, a very nice person once you get to know him, has been a humor columnist for the L.A. Times and a movie critic for Los Angeles magazine. As a freelancer, he has written for the New York Times, Washington Times, TV Guide, Modern Maturity, Emmy, Holiday, American Film, and Sports Illustrated. For television, he has written for Dragnet, McMillan & Wife, MASH, Mary Tyler Moore, Rhoda, Bob Newhart, Family Ties, Dr. Quinn and Diagnosis Murder. In addition, he has written a batch of terrific TV movies. View Burt’s IMDB profile. Talk about being well-rounded, he plays tennis and poker... and rarely cheats at either. He lives in the San Fernando Valley, where he takes his marching orders from a wife named Yvonne and a dog named Angel.

Sorting Through The Rubble

Burt’s Webcast is every Wednesday at 1 PM Pacific Time. Tune in at K4HD.com His Call-in Number is: (818) 570-5443 Even the good news these days is tainted. For instance, the department of Homeland Security has granted the Romeikes, the German family seeking asylum, indefinite deferred status. That means they will not be deported back…

Lies, Damn Lies & Liberal Talking Points

Burt’s Webcast is every Wednesday at 1 PM Pacific Time. Tune in at K4HD.com His Call-in Number is: (818) 570-5443 According to Harry Reid, “There have been plenty of horror stories being told about the Affordable Care Act, but they’re all untrue.” My initial reaction was to ask if people were going to believe Harry…

Republicans Against Democrats

Burt’s Webcast is every Wednesday at 1 PM Pacific Time. Tune in at K4HD.com His Call-in Number is: (818) 570-5443 In the ongoing battle between those on the right and those on the left, the big difference is that the former approach it with one hand tied behind their back and the other hand clutching…

Lucy At The Candy Factory

Burt’s Webcast is every Wednesday at 1 PM Pacific Time. Tune in at K4HD.com His Call-in Number is: (818) 570-5443 In one of her classic comedy bits, Lucille Ball, as Lucy Ricardo, once got a job working on the conveyor belt packing chocolates. Every few seconds, the belt would speed up and she started packing…

“The Late Barack Obama” and “Proud To Be A Flat Earther”

Burt’s Webcast is every Wednesday at 1 PM Pacific Time. Tune in at K4HD.com His Call-in Number is: (818) 570-5443 I apologize if some of you read the title of this piece and leapt to the conclusion that Joe Biden had ascended to the Oval Office, not that that would be cause for dancing in…

Gold Medals, Fried Chicken & Antiques

Now that the Winter Olympics are over for another four years, let me say, at the risk of being regarded as a party pooper, that I think the Games are one of the worst ideas anyone has ever come up with. As far back as 1948 and 1952, I knew that when people praised them…

Ted-ious Nugent

I understand that right-wing celebrities are in such short supply that we conservatives can’t help swooning over those whose politics jibe with ours. Still, should we be so enchanted that we are willing to overlook the fact that Ted Nugent appears to be both dumb and a potty mouth? Mr. Nugent certainly has the right…

“The World Is A Bad Soap Opera” and “It’s Not Hearsay, It’s Heresy”

Note: Burt’s Webcast Starts Wednesday, March 12, 1PM Pacific Time! The phone number is (225) 209-6188 The health and fashion magazines keep telling their readers that 60 is the new 50, and 50 is the new 40, and so on. We now have further proof that college is the new high school. It seems that…