Hurricane Sandy has left millions without electricity, while tragically resulting in the deaths of at least 85 people.
Those are the real stories of this storm system, of course.
But we're a celebrity gossip blog and our job remains to bring readers up to speed on the entertainment world, which means we must make mentions of how David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon responded to the torrential rain and winds:
By hosting audience-free shows! Pretty weird to watch the hosts cracking jokes with no one in attendance, as you can see here with Letterman:
Fallon, meanwhile, opened his program on the soaked streets of New York City and told everyone at home to "Image fun. Imagine laughter. Imagine excitement."
Watch the unusual monologue now: