Skywriting


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Skywriting

The selective release of smoke from an airplane so that it forms letters and words in the sky. The obvious visibility of skywriting may make it attractive in marketing, especially when a large crowd is gathered.
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He would often modify his Curtiss Carrier Pigeon aircraft with his skywriting apparatus, several times advertising over the large metropolitan regions to Write Home or Write Mother via the PO.
And in the description of the reception of the skywriting from the prison yard, Norberto's insistence that the plane is a German Messerschmitt 500 from World War II reinforces the connotation of Axis-power fascism.
Ads on buses, billboards, "wild postings" near high schools, and even skywriting airplanes promoted the "Text McFlurry 73260" message.
For Podhoretz the Review's brief flirtation with radicalism, chronicled in Philip Nobile's superb book Intellectual Skywriting, became synonymous with everything that had gone wrong with America.
Of course, you'd have to use a skywriting plane and write it really, really big.
The Politics of Nonviolent Action is a three-volume primer in which he lays out 198 specific methods, such as skywriting and holding mock funerals.
Actors playing gay used to do everything but hire skywriting planes to declare their heterosexuality; now some hesitate, perhaps for fear of bursting gay fantasies.
If people were suddenly reading skywriting, there would be ads up there," says P.
As the WB and UPN networks have found out during their merger, fan lobbying to rescue favorite shows has become extremely sophisticated, involving massive fund raising, bribery attempts, and skywriting campaigns.
It's easy to say, but the main thing to remember is that if you ever do suddenly find yourself in the skywriting business, keep a cool head.
Pauley maintains that Skywriting is about discovery, and in writing the book, she discovered several things for which she had been searching.