Coming in 2012: The Target® Freedom Tower.
(click photo for closer look)
If God's gonna scorch Earth, Times Square is probably where he/she is gonna start; the disgusting glut of billboards is soul sapping. Speaking of deities (Allah) and souls (suicidal terrorists [I mean, suicide bombers]), does this particular Target board strike (heh, strike) anyone else as a bit too inviting? Maybe it's because I'm one of the many here who witnessed the second plane slamming into the South Tower (For six months after, I had dreams where planes crashed into my childhood home, my high school, my grandparents' house, my dog's house, etc. Fun!). Then again, maybe it's because, after too many years in the ad biz, I always look for the visual in everything. Or maybe, these days, putting a red sign that says "TARGET" 2/3rds of the way up a Manhattan high-rise tower isn't a very smart move.
previously in midtown sightings:
1. President Clinton has never looked handsomer.
2. Times Square billboard juxtaposition.
3. The Great Wall of New York.
related: The "Target" bus.