Why the Future won’t look like Star Trek

Le_Voyage_dans_la_luneEvery square inch of galactic majesty will be coated, embossed, and lacquered with advertising. The first commercial is for a soft drink. Get ready for Las Vegas up there. Hopefully it’ll be more stars and less neon.

Why ads? Why not a “rooftop garden” or a roller skating rink? Or a big clock! That’s what the face of the moon is for!

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