In the wee hours of the morning, MSNBC political analyst Mark Halperin made TV news history. Appearing on “Way Too Early” with Willie Geist, Halperin Skyped into the program… from an airplane lavatory.
Yes, Halperin was aboard a red eye Delta flight during Geist’s show, and popped into the bathroom for a quick appearance. After a comprehensive Google search, TVNewser was unable to find any other cable news guests who appeared live from an airplane restroom.
Update: an intrepid tipster notes that Geist is no stranger to conducting interviews from weird places. It isn’t quite a lavatory 30,000 feet up, but he did interview folks inside Port-a-Potties at President Obama’s inauguration: