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About Matthew Nicholson

Matthew Nicholson is an editor, playwright and stage manager based out of New York City. He received his BA from Sarah Lawrence College in dramatic improvisation and playwriting. Matthew has written television recaps and exclusives for HaveUHeard and Character Grades. Recently he has been working as a writer and producer for two new web series, It Takeis Two (starring George and Brad Takei) and New York Minutes. He’s a nationally published memoirist in a series of New York Times best-selling books, “It All Changed in an Instant.” While he’s accepted that his Hogwarts letter will never come, Matt still waits for Doctor Who’s TARDIS to appear.

Articles by Matthew Nicholson

Carson Campaign Admits to False Claims around West Point Admission

[DIGEST: Politico, NBC News, Newsweek] Ben Carson’s Presidential campaign came clean on Friday, in response to inquiries from the site Politico, admitting that Carson had fabricated his application and acceptance to the seminal U.S. Military Academy at West Point. This contradicts key details Carson laid out in his book, Gifted Hands, namely, that he had been granted … Continued


Injury Forces Drone to Replace Sheepdog.

Paul Brennan, of Carlow Ireland, developed an innovated way to corral his sheep after his sheepdog Shep injured his leg — a drone. Brothers Declan and Paul Brennan dubbed the machine Shep the Drone — World’s First Drone Sheepdog. The Daily News mused, “Humans are not the only ones being replaced by robots. Herding dogs should also fear … Continued


Following Millions of Complaints, the FCC Reverses Course and Slaps Down Big Telecom and Cable

In a 3-to-2 vote earlier today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) implemented sweeping net neutrality rules, including prohibitions on site and app blocking, speed throttling, and paid fast lanes. It reclassified Internet providers’ services as “telecommunications services” under Title II of the Communications Act, giving the Commission the power to enforce these rules. A BIG … Continued


The FCC indicates it favors Net Neutrality. Consumers: 1. Big Cable: 0

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler announced a win for net neutrality advocates on Wednesday, asking for strong authority to enforce open Internet protections and protect consumer broadband Internet, the strongest open Internet protections ever proposed by the FCC. According to The Huffington Post, “this move will allow the FCC to stop Internet service … Continued


Can the Developed World Go Package-Free?

Sara Wolf and Milena Glimbovski are turning over a new leaf in the way consumers shop for groceries. With strong skepticism for colorful packaging or gimmick marketing, these two left university on a mission to repackage supermarkets across the globe. Located in Berlin’s Friedrichshain Kreuzberg district, Original Unverpackt (Original Unpacked) is their brainchild–and Germany’s first package-free supermarket. Their crowdfunding … Continued


Coffee Naps: The Ultimate Power Nap?

When exhausted, there are two viable options to recharge: a nap or a cup of coffee. And never the twain shall meet, right? The combination seems counterintuitive, but it may change life as you know it. According to Vox, “If you caffeinate immediately before napping and sleep for 20 minutes or less, you can exploit a … Continued


Mysterious Job Posting Runs for 10 Years, Continues to Baffle Applicants

A mysterious classified ad for a “Research Associate/Personal Assistant” in New York City has been running for more than 10 years, and applicants have yet to receive an interview. The listing provides little information about the company in question beyond assisting “Wall Street’s most successful entrepreneurs” and an eye-catching salary of $90,000 to $110,000 per year. Either … Continued


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