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Meet Ellie


This is Ellie, the little girl who has inspired my company’s fall fundraiser.

Ellie is nine years old and has autism.  Her family loves her very much, but struggles every day to create a safe and happy environment for her.

Ellie currently goes to a wonderful school for autistic children, but the summers remain a struggle. Last summer, Ellie had the opportunity to spend two weeks at Camp Ramapo for Children, a beautiful facility in upstate New York for children with special needs. Ellie’s parents were initially worried about how she would do away from home, but she took to it like a fish to water!

Our charity event “Ellie’s 555 Superhero Challenge” will help fund Ellie’s visit to Camp Ramapo next summer.  Five superhero teams from GDS International will scale five of NYC’s most iconic landmarks on December 9, 2015. Please help support Ellie and my team, Team Superman, by donating today!

Thanks so much from The Sticky Egg!

A load of hurt


I saw Man of Steel in IMAX 3D tonight — opening night.  A few folks were there with me, to say the least.

And, boy, did we get a show.

This movie is HUGE….and not just because it’s an IMAX print.  I saw Star Trek Into Darkness in IMAX, and everything in Man of Steel seems bigger by a factor of 10.

The musical score, by Hans Zimmer, is like a punch to the solar plexus.  It’s loud and driving (and kinda made my ears hurt, to be honest).

The physical fights and battle scenes are ginormous.  And exhausting.  The bad guys beat the hell out of Superman, but he just keeps on coming back.

Needless to say, it took a lot of CGI to make Man of Steel, and director Zack Snyder uses it to great effect to create a world worthy of our hero.  But the biggest and best part of this movie requires nothing more than a tight closeup to appreciate — Henry Cavill.

In the immortal words of annoying celebrity cook Rachael Ray —


What the?

Look, up in the sky! 

It‘s a bird!

It‘s a plane!

It’s one of the cast members of Spiderman: Turn on the Dark crashing to earth!!!!  (Sorry…I couldn’t resist.)

Happy ‘Look Up in the Sky’ Day everyone!

Stand on a street corner and look up into the sky in awe.  See how many people you can get to look up, too.

It’s fun for the entire family.

(Bonus points if it’s raining.)