This one should actually be on the list.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
Over the weekend, as Hurricane Irene was bearing down on New York City, <a href="http://atencio.tumblr.com/">Los Angeles-based director</a> and all-around <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/Atencio">funny person</a> Peter Atencio tweeted <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/Atencio/status/107182779401371648">the following</a>: "@Vimeo just declared a state of emergency, says a dangerous surge of NYC hurricane DSLR footage set to haunting music is only days away.
If you liked our gallery of <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/news/2011/08/the-internet-responds-to-hurricane-irene-with-typical-class-and-grace/#page/1">Hurricane Irene inspired photoshops</a>, get ready to bend over, Abigail Mae, 'cause here comes the gravy pipe.
Hurricane Irene provided a perfect excuse for crappy openings at the box office over the weekend, and in the second-slowest weekend of the year (behind Super Bowl weekend), it surely did have some effect.
Made by <a href="http://twitter.com/#%21/Chrixeleon/status/107146477993865216/photo/1">@Chrixeleon</a> The internet responded as it always does to the prospect that a huge disaster might happen and then wasn't as large as expected: with photoshops and sarcasm.
Links 25 Idiots Who Blamed Hurricane Irene on Gay Marriage - The only gay person responsible for a hurricane is Pat Patterson.
In case you've been avoiding the news for the past week or so, Hurricane Irene has been dominating headlines.
<a href="http://theclearlydope.tumblr.com/post/9334366253/clearly-we-have-reached-threat-level-midnight" target="blank">This "Threat Level Midnight" Hurricane Irene path</a> is making its rounds and as much as I'd like to believe the Weather Channel regularly drops awesome Office Easter eggs in their weather mapping, it's actually a photoshopped version of <a href="http://www.weather.com/" target="blank">one of the many Weather.com map variations</a> depicting how Hurricane Irene is about to obliterate your family's East Coast beach house.