Monthly Archives: August 2009

Trivial Links: A local golfer making his big league debut

Sports & Leisure Trivial Links
Written by Nathan Mattise

  • I graduated high school five years ago this past Spring and I always try to think what my claim to fame would be (you know, so I can casually drop it in convos all night – my front runners are probably this and this).  I think we found a frontrunner for best achievement this week when good friend/classmate Kevin Busteed Jr. qualified for a Nationwide Tour Golf Event. (His name is on PGATour.com twice!)

(Links today from TU Athletics, PGATour.com, NCAA.com and The Scranton Times [and me? I sent a tip in to the Times folks])

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What’s one more blog? Especially if it’s for Ira Glass…

Arts & Literature Column
Written by Nathan Mattise

I hate to have long periods of time without posts, even professional blogs avoid it knowing it could deter traffic in the short-term future. Unlike professional bloggers, I make my living working with students. Two weeks of 14-hour a day student training isn’t optional.

Instead of leaving the site completely dark until late August, consider this a heads up that Trivial Links could be the only thing seen around here for a bit.

I will make sure I get some bit of daily writing though. So introducing my latest blogging endeavor. Continue reading

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Trivial Links: Significant writings on significant objects.

Arts & Literature Trivial Links
Written by Nathan Mattise

  • Project idea: Take insignificant objects, have talented writers submit backstories for said items to be published on a blog, call the blog “Significant Objects,” sell items to prove a good story adds worth.  I’m sold.
  • August is here. So, only one month left to get to these summer reading titles from The Guardian and Pop Candy.

(Links today from Time.com, Wes  Miles on Twitter, USA Today’s Pop Candy and The Guardian)

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