Clearly there is nothing funny about mass casualties and a region under water.
But Lydia Callis has at least given people something to smile about in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
The sign language interpreter for Mayor Michael Bloomberg has gone viral, thanks to the animated way in which she has passed along information at the politician's news conferences.
If Coco represents the breasts of this natural disaster, Callis is the face of it. And the hands, of course...