Meet Howie, Publishers Clearing House’s Good News Guy

  Most days it seems like you can’t turn on your TV without being overwhelmed by bad news: murder, mayhem, civil unrest, interstate pile-ups, storms, scandals, natural disasters, international turmoil, financial woes. Yikes!! Well, maybe you should change your viewing habits and discover some good news. Meet Howie, our prize-witness good-news-caster.  Well, some of you […]

How Would You Like Some Good News from the Prize Patrol?

Nicholas Kristof, a frequent op-ed columnist for The New York Times (the paper whose motto is “All the news that’s fit to print”), recently wrote about how journalists tend to speak out about war, scandals and disasters.  He himself pleads guilty to overlooking important things happening in the world that are truly good news. I […]

Meet Desiree Scudder, Our Newest SuperPrize Winner

The morning of October 23rd found the PCH Prize Patrol standing outside an apartment in Irving, Texas – just outside Dallas — looking for Desiree Scudder, our newest Million Dollar winner.   But there were two problems: First, no one answered the door despite our increasingly hard knocking.  And second, it was raining cats and […]

A Night-Cap with The Prize Patrol

After spending many hours on Prize Patrol duty delivering a Big Check or two, Todd, Danielle and I have been known to have a night-cap in the hotel’s lounge – at which time we recount the day’s adventures and plan the next day’s activities.  The conversation inevitably includes some memories of past sweepstakes winners and […]

Truth in Advertising – Prize Patrol Style

Turn on your TV and I can promise you that you’ll see commercial after commercial showing a well-dressed person deliriously happy – because he or she used the right deodorant, ate the healthiest breakfast, drank the bubbliest soft drink, took the “approved” cold medicine, wore the sexiest bathing suit, drove the snazziest new car, and […]

Want a Dramatic Change in Your Life?

It’s amazing what some people are willing to do to win the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes.  Here is a dramatic example: The Prize Patrol is at an airport waiting to board a plane.  It’s clear to passengers standing by that they are on line with the blue-blazered trio they have seen countless times in Publishers […]