It takes a certain type of person to wake up at 3AM and stand outside in the bitter cold for upwards of six hours hoping to brush elbows with Al Roker as he does his expert crowdwork on the Today Show. It also takes a certain type of person to bring markers and posterboard on the plane with them—or, alternately, buy these products at Duane Reade the day before and, not wanting to take up precious suitcase space reserved for I Heart NY totes, pawn the markers off on a homeless person (maybe you can sell some art!).
Anyway, it's not surprising that this certain type of personality, when combined with four cups of hazelnut flavored coffee and stage one hypothermia, would result in a condition we here at The Soup like to call "Crazy Eyes."
But what is truly terrifying is seeing what the entire world looks like from Al Roker's perspective:
Whether it was the cause or the effect of Al's drinking, we'll never know.