By the time Irene descended on New York on Sunday, people took to Twitter with hurricane jokes. MORE
On NYC hurricane preparations.
MSNBC's Peter Alexander braved the storm to give us this live report from Coney Island.... MORE
Jacob Bernstein reports on Irene's New York City letdown. MORE
Suspected of a killing spree.
As Irene slinks away, Lee Siegel asks why the U.S. always seems to need a doomsday. MORE
Irene fell far short of the media’s dire warnings. Howard Kurtz on the scaremongering. MORE
Something tells us that this isn't just "organic matter.... MORE
Extreme weather is getting worse.... MORE
From Oreos to booze, see Twitter photos of the funniest hurricane emergency kits.... MORE
Flooding in lower Manhattan. MORE
At least a million homes in Virginia. MORE