Category Archives: Family and Friends

The Expansive Futures Sci-Fi Bundle

Guest Blog by David Lee Summers “Since the early days of science fiction, authors have explored the future of humanity and what other life might be out there among the stars. From cybernetics to spaceships to alien contact, future-focused sci-fi … Continue reading

Posted in Family and Friends, Media and News, Science and Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Order of the Pineapple 2021: Robert Newport and Monty Python

The 2021 winners of the Order of the Pineapple have been announced! (As usual, this is awarded once a year on January 18 aka Pat Pineapple Day). The honorees for 2021 are Dr. Robert Newport (Brother Hypocrates Magoun) and Monty … Continue reading

Posted in Discordian and Ek-sen-trik, Education and Learning, Family and Friends, Media and News, Religion and Philosophy | Tagged , , , , , , | 13 Comments

The Loveshade Family End of the Year 2020

As we did last year, this is highlights from our various lives. (And yes, Virginia, some of us are actually real, flesh-and-blood people!) FAMILY MEMBERS Alden Loveshade: I had a story and some articles published, have a few books I … Continue reading

Posted in Discordian and Ek-sen-trik, Education and Learning, Family and Friends, Health and Medical, Love and Sex, Media and News, Religion and Philosophy | Tagged , , , , | 17 Comments

Alden Loveshade End of the Year 2020

See also The Loveshade Family End of the Year 2020. 2020 is coming to a close–for many of us, it’s been a long year. This year I published various pieces, including a story for an anthology called Exchange Students that … Continue reading

Posted in Discordian and Ek-sen-trik, Education and Learning, Family and Friends, Games and Conventions, Gaming, Health and Medical, Love and Sex, Media and News | Tagged , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Bad Moon Rising Author Preview

No, I’m not in this, but some authors I like are. “….how about we have some fun meeting new authors, learning more about them with entertaining interviews, and finding some spooky reads? Bad Moon Rising is thirty-one days of horror, … Continue reading

Posted in Family and Friends, Love and Sex, Media and News, Politics and War, Religion and Philosophy, Science and Technology | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Lorien Loveshade Marries Herbie 6 August 2020

Lorien Loveshade (Artariel) and Herbie (Enchantric) were sothers (significant others, girlfriend and boyfriend) from 6 August 2003 to 6 August 2005. They had a “trial separation” that led them in different directions–until 6 August 2018, when they became a couple … Continue reading

Posted in Discordian and Ek-sen-trik, Family and Friends, Love and Sex, Media and News, Religion and Philosophy | Tagged , , , , | 16 Comments

Queen Titania’s Court Interview

An interview of both me and one of my characters is now online! Fyrnux is a genderless student at the University of Vonyai. She tells Queen Titanis about Oystra, a female from another world, who came to the university as … Continue reading

Posted in Crime and Punishment, Education and Learning, Family and Friends, Media and News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Queen Titania’s Court

  All during the month of June, author Deby Fredericks will be welcoming fantasy authors and one of their characters to Queen Titania’s Court. Both the author and character will be answering questions. I’m fortunate that I and my story … Continue reading

Posted in Crime and Punishment, Education and Learning, Family and Friends, Media and News | Tagged , , , , , | 13 Comments

Goodbye Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers, regarded as a “country music icon,” has passed away. He was 81. Not only am I a fan of his music, I have some connections, largely emotional. Years ago, right after a date when I was in college, … Continue reading

Posted in Family and Friends, Media and News | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Exchange Students Coming to Your Planet

I, Alden Loveshade, contributed the story “Orange Sun, Grey Sky” to this fantasy/horror/science fiction collection available 25 February 2020. The story follows a female exchange student on a planet where gender has been eliminated. “Study abroad! See new places! Meet … Continue reading

Posted in Education and Learning, Family and Friends, Love and Sex, Media and News, Science and Technology | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments