Rather like the way of life it celebrates, The Radetzky March hinges on trivia and bathos more than any real grand gesture.
Brad Rutter is trying to turn his trivia fame into entertainment.
Some results are interesting, though many shade into trivia.
"trivialities, things of little consequence," 1902, popularized as title of a book by L.P. Smith, from Latin trivia, plural of trivium "place where three roads meet," in transferred use, "an open place, a public place" (see trivial). The sense connection is "public," hence "common, commonplace."