So, the news came out today: Link.
Now, when Mr. Pakarinen feels all uncomfortable and awkward about something, who does he call? Me, that’s who. So:
Let it be known to the world that Mr. Pakarinen, your resident writer, has won third prize in the column category of the Pearl Awards, a competition organized by the Custom Content Council, the leading association for the custom publishing industry in the United States.
That’s America, people.
(Yes, you, dum-dum.)
Mr. Pakarinen is proud and happy, and now dreams of one day working with his new-found nemesis, the man who beat him in the “Best Column” category: Martin Scorsese.
Here’s his message to the winner:
Thanks for your attention,
PS. Here’s the column.