[-empyre-] Hurricane Sandy

Maria Damon damon001 at umn.edu
Tue Oct 30 12:29:11 EST 2012

what is the roaring inside your building? you write as if from inside a 
sinking ship, as in Edgar Allen Poe's short story...

On 10/29/12 8:04 PM, Alan Sondheim wrote:
> Everyone I know is documenting the storm and putting it up online. The 
> reality as such is troubling; listening to the police radio gives an 
> idea of the degree people are in trouble. At the moment the situatio 
> is more severe, small explosions, more fires, flooding everywhere. So 
> far we're okay but the roaring inside our place is almost 80 db 
> consistently. Is this the Singularity come early?
> - Alan
> Hurricane Sandy
> some audio files - sounds from inside our place from the skylights; 
> playing nepalese sarangi and sarangi with the sounds; police radio - 
> note the stranded cars with water rising, fires, etc.; a few shots 
> from our excursion out with Gary Wiebke holding the piece of wallboard 
> that almost killed me, and a tree around the corner which has split 
> and killed a smaller ginko next to it as well. The buoy videos 
> fascinate me, taken from a Brooklyn waterfront pier yesterday as the 
> storm approached.
> http://www.alansondheim.org/sandyh1.mp3
> http://www.alansondheim.org/sandyh2.mp3
> http://www.alansondheim.org/sandyh3.mp3
> http://www.alansondheim.org/sandyh4.mp3
> http://www.alansondheim.org/sandyh5.mp3
> http://www.alansondheim.org/sandyh6.mp3
> http://www.alansondheim.org/sandyh07.jpg
> http://www.alansondheim.org/sandyh08.jpg
> http://www.alansondheim.org/sandyh09.jpg
> http://www.alansondheim.org/sandyh10.jpg
> http://www.alansondheim.org/sandyh11.jpg
> http://www.alansondheim.org/sandyh12.jpg
> http://www.alansondheim.org/buoy2.mp4
> http://www.alansondheim.org/buoy1.mp4
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