October 14, 2005
News & Opinion: A picture is worth 2000 dollars
Ed Miracle is a self-taught painter who has found himself in the middle of a business book buggle. He created a painting called "I Told You So", which depicts falling off the edge of the earth. Thomas Friedman came across a poster version of the painting and thought it would be a cover art for The World Is Flat. Trouble is no one really asked Mr. Miracle if it was OK.
This story has been buzzing around the publishing world since the book came out, and Fortune wrote a small piece on it last week. Read it here to to get the full craziness of the story.