The 6 memes of Hurricane Sandy


Al Franken storm

Like nobody's gonna notice that coincidence.

Via chrisafer

Sandy from "Grease"

Kind of obvious, but it has to be done, right?

Spongebob Squarepants

Sandy Cheeks the Squirrel, the Internet needs you to explain things.

Hurricane horse guy

Shirtless man jogging in horse mask delights Washington, D.C. television reporter, the Internet:

GIFs, as you might expect, have followed.

The clever chap in the mask is a fellow named Jimmy Kruyne:

The Atlantic Wire's Esther Zuckerman offers a primer on horse-mask-based Internet humor.


Poynter's pick to click over the next few hours:

  • Andrew Beaujon

    Andrew Beaujon reported on the media for Poynter from 2012 to 2015. He was previously arts editor at and managing editor of Washington City Paper. He's the author of the 2006 book "Body Piercing Saved My Life," about Christian rock and evangelical Christian culture.


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