From atop the luxury living units of 101 Bedford on Saturday morning, the view was grim. Hundreds of humans congregated in McCarren Park like an army of blood-engorged bedbugs poised to traumatically inseminate New York City. They were all decked in red plush holiday cheer, which would later to be encrusted in vomit and the unmistakeable aroma of bad decisions.

Santa is supposed to be on the rooftop, looking down unto the people, not the other way around—this is the kind of bizarro Black Mirror reality we should not be creating for ourselves.

Press play and watch the beginnings of Santacon 2015 take shape, courtesy Seth Minnich.

Video by Seth Minnich