Burt Ross

I was speaking with a friend the other day, and for purposes of this column, let’s call her Mary Smith. She lives alone in Malibu with her cat…

Yogi Berra, the famous New York Yankee catcher, was supposed to have said, “Déjà vu all over again.” That’s exactly how this election feels to…

As I write this column, I literally have no idea who our next president will be, but assuming this time the polls are correct and Trump loses,…

NOTE TO READER: This is the first time I have rerun one of my columns. The column below first appeared in The Malibu Times on Feb. 6, 2017, sh…

Before I proceed, let’s make sure we are talking about the same thing. Sexting is defined as follows: “when people send or receive sexual pict…

People frequently ask me two questions—“When will your house be finished?” and “Are you excited?” The answers to these two questions are “Hope…

My wings have been clipped. Make no mistake about it. I used to be a traveling man. In fact many moons ago I owned a travel agency.  I know ma…

First please allow me to confess—I have been looking for any excuse to use the word “conundrum,” and so this column is more driven by my need …

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Several years ago the comic genius Mel Brooks started a foundation whose sole purpose was to protect the Yiddish word “schmuck” (big fool amon…

No, this column has nothing to do with something you cook with in the kitchen like a pot or a pan. This column has to do with a drug, a contro…

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Burt Ross commented on Blog: Dressing Homeless

Thank you for your comment. You are 100% correct.

Burt Ross commented on My Remarks to the City Council

KINDLY NOTE:
The final paragraph of this guest editorial (in both print and digital versions) should read as originally delivered to the council:

"Thank you again for serving and not being deterred by the personal attacks. And finally, in pursuing the noble goal of preserving …