Posts Tagged: hurricane Isaac

Watching the World End: A History of The Weather Channel

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[A]ll this sensationalism has made The Weather Channel, inadvertently and ever increasingly, the essential television viewing experience of the Anthropocene.

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HURRICANE (FINALLY) ISAAC

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 AUGUST 30, 2012 The New Orleans streets are a mess with shredded branches and other debris – roof tiles, broken signs, errant gutters – but the city, I think, so far, came through fine. People know how to handle hurricanes down here. It’s the fucking levee failures that killed our spirit until we got it […]

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