Author Archives: Alden Loveshade

About Alden Loveshade

Alden is a philosopher, personist, writer, playwright, screenwriter, director, actor, poet, photographer, dumbek drummer, roleplayer, and educator. Worked for others and freelance as a journalist, investigator, columnist, reviewer, teacher, animal caregiver, photographer, and dishwasher. Claims e doesn’t care about money, but always needs more. Recognized by Phi Theta Kappa, Golden Key International Honor Society, the U. S. Jaycees, and groups of like ilk. They don’t necessarily like em, but they recognize em. Graduated summa cum laude from some university that apparently figured the best way to get rid of em was to graduate em. Alden has worked with Emmy, Oscar, Tony, and Pulitzer Prize Nominees and Winners but they never shared their awards! Alden has dual citizenship in the Principality of Sealand and the United States of America. His official title for Sealand is Lord Alden Loveshade. E thinks that makes em sound impressive.

Donald Trump Asks How to Impeach the President

Back in June 2014, Donald Trump asked on Twitter: “Are you allowed to impeach a president for gross incompetence?” He finally gets his answer. My answer (and my somewhat tongue-in-cheek article) is at The Daily Nooze.  Feel free to comment … Continue reading

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Florida Man and Dumb Blondes

For many years, I’ve been involved with a non-profit organization that, in its most fundamental document, promotes inclusiveness, acceptance of diversity and pluralism, and respect for all individuals. And yet, in that group’s admittedly unofficial humor page on Facebook, my … Continue reading

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Exchange Students from Anywhere and Anywhen

This is the last call for submissions to the anthology “Exchange Students.” I’m going to be in it; will you? “Editor Sheila Hartney and I (David Lee Summers) have been enjoying reading the wonderful submissions that have been coming in … Continue reading

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Media Bias/Fact Check–Biased?

I recently became aware of a service called Media Bias/Fact Check which calls itself “The Most Comprehensive Media Bias Resource.” That sounds great–unless the resource itself is biased. So I did a rather informal check of my own. I chose … Continue reading

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The Moon and the Future of Humanity

“That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” — Neil Armstrong, 20 July 1969 Today marks the 50th anniversary of something completely unprecedented in human history–a human being landing, and the next day setting foot, on … Continue reading

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The Tower in the Mist: Review

This is a review of The Tower in the Mist (Minstrels of Skaythe Book 1) by Deby Fredericks. On one level, this is an exciting fantasy adventure story. But I found it significantly more than that. Keilos, a mage and … Continue reading

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Orange Sun, Grey Sky

I just learned a short story I submitted for an anthology was accepted. The collection will include science fiction, fantasy, and/or horror all under a theme. My story, “Orange Sun, Grey Sky,” follows a young woman named Ostra starting a … Continue reading

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King of the Internet

Michael Lee Viviano, creator of the Trynser Wiki, already declared me King of the Wiki. Now Sannse, who’s Staff at Fandom (formerly Wikia), has named me King of the Internet! Does this mean I get to tax everybody online? Crown … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Declares War Against News

President Donald Trump has long lashed out at the media, specifically any medium that says or prints anything negative about him. “Fake news” has become his catchphrase perhaps even more than one he tried and failed to trademark: “You’re fired.” … Continue reading

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Donald Trump is Losing His Wheels

Some really astonishing things have happened in American politics in the past two or three years. But things are moving from the unexpected to the predicted. 1) Donald Trump was named the Republican Party nominee. When he announced his candidacy, … Continue reading

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