Also, Mr. Bill's creator, Walter Williams, writes a great letter. (Again, thanks to Looka.) To wit:
. . . people in this town are gritty and have retained their unique humor. If this had happened anywhere else, people would be suing each other, fist fights, cannibalism. I went to two neighborhood festivals yesterday in devastated areas and they carried on as if nothing had happened. There was no electricity, but they ran a generator so there could be live music.