From this Guardian blog:
Stunts to publicise the forthcoming Simpsons film have begun in earnest. A 180ft image of Homer Simpson waving a doughnut aloft has appeared adjacent to the ancient Cerne Abbas giant, the 17th Century chalk fertility symbol in Dorset. Though Homer is drawn in biodegradeable paint, local pagans aren’t amused, saying that the proximity of Homer is disrespectful. Ann Bryn-Evans, joint Wessex district manager for the Pagan Federation adds that they’ll be doing some “rain magic” to wash it away (which surely shouldn’t be necessary given the current weather).
And of course a few months ago we had:
(Visible to passengers on planes flying in and out of Gatwick.)
I for one am pro-corny crop circle-esque ads, but would like to see more done as actual crop circles with the crops pushed down (and not using chalk). Eventually when some cornball brings up alien-made crop circles at a party, most people will respond with, “What, you mean like the giant Citibank logo that ‘mysteriously’ appeared last week? Sure, buddy. Aliens.”