OMG: Hurricane Sandy in memes

Schools are closed, offices are shuttered, subways are down -- but the internet is working. Let the memes begin

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OMG: Hurricane Sandy in memes (Credit: Tom Hale/Jezebel)

There is no gale-force wind strong enough, no super market line long enough, no threat of property damage severe enough to stop the memes. Ranging from the musical to the political to the farcical, check out what the internet is saying about Sandy.

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    via QuickMeme/singing-showtunes.tumblr.com

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    Sandy Olsen, Grease's good-girl-gone-bad, has been a favorite among meme-ers.

    via Tom Hale/Jezebel

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    Watch as Sandy transforms from innocent cheerleader (tropical storm) to high school vixen (full force hurricane).

    via Quickmeme (http://www.quickmeme.com/meme/3rjok0/)

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    Sandy Cheeks, Sponge Bob's underwater squirrel companion, should fare just fine in the rising tides. She's wearing an oxygen suit.

    via Facebook/George Takei

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    Calling Sandy the "Frankenstorm" might have fallen out of fashion over the last 24 hours, but Dr. Frankenstein doesn't care about internet trends.

    via Memegenerator.com

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    And, of course, Al Frankenstorm makes an appearance.

    via news.com/au

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    The monster himself rises with the tides.

    via Memegenerator.com

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    Forget Frankenstorm, forget Sponge Bob and Grease jokes: this one goes way old school with the Mayan apocalypse.

    via Knowyourmeme.com

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    Things get meta in this Sandy-PSY mashup mashup.

    via Paper Magazine/Laughing Squid

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    Showing New York (and nerd) pride.

    via Snopes.com

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    Another favorite internet past-time: circulating fake photos! Here's a doctored picture of the Statue of Liberty that looks like something out of The Day After Tomorrow.

    via Knowyourmeme.com

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    New York or Gotham City? This fake-out storm photo makes it hard to tell.

    via Memegenerator.net

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    And where would we be without a Game of Thrones meme? Winter is coming (and so is Sandy).

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Katie McDonough is Salon's politics writer, focusing on gender, sexuality and reproductive justice. Follow her on Twitter @kmcdonovgh or email her at kmcdonough@salon.com.

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