Alex Honnold

National Geographic will be filming famed soloist Alex Honnold make a live, 2 hour ascent of a skyscraper. The building is understandably being kept under wraps for the time being.

More info here.

The Hollywood Reporter might sound like it’s only a step away from National Enquirer but it turns out that it’s quite a reputable publication and has a few interesting discussions amongst its comments regarding this news:

  Not interested, won’t be watching, this is the type stuff that made me dump my Nat Geo magazine subscription.

Typical of what a 21st century North American views as a worthy achievement by “the most elite” exhibitionist punks.

Hollywood Reporter news item

Your thoughts very much appreciated.