If everybody did this, the entire Earth would be reduced to a billboard spinning absurdly about around in space.
This is how JetBlue Airways and TV network TNT are marking their arrival in Dallas – Jetblue with a new flight between Boston and Dallas, and TNT with a remake of the show Dallas. “Using the Earth as his palette, environmental artist Stan Herd created a five-acre art installation that is visible from all JetBlue flights departing from or arriving to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport,” the companies said in a joint press release. Click here to read more from JetBlue and TNT.
People have been advertising on the Earth’s surface since the beginning of time, from ancient civilizations forming hieroglyphs for the gods, to farmers plowing their fields with political messages. There are even reports of aliens coming down in flying saucers to create crop circles with hidden messages for humanity. But now that corporate America has glomed on, will there be a square inch left on the planet that isn’t sponsored by somebody?
Just think what the world will be like when they can make the moon look like a Coca-Cola bottle cap.