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When Mars is retrograde, it’s often a time when it’s better to think about bold action, rather than to actually strike out. When Mars is retrograde and conjunct the South Node (as it is now), it’s a time when you […]

Mars in Aquarius has turned retrograde. Whenever a planet turns retrograde there is some general stock advice that astrologers like to hand out, and in this article I will be doing that. However, I’m also going to have some specifics […]

Mars is now in Capricorn — the Sign of its exaltation. This means that (in theory at least) Mars is as powerful as it gets between now and it’s entry into Aquarius on May 16th. One should always be aware […]

“I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” -Albert Einstein Back when I was a kid there was a source of psychological trauma that kids […]

The last two Signs of the Zodiac are a strange neighborhood, but those Signs are strange in different ways. Both are high-minded and follow their ideals, often aggressively (Mars rules aggression). Odds are good you’ll find one or both of […]

Mars is where you get your bollocks from. Named after the God of War, the Red Planet has been a popular source of fictional invaders over the years, and that’s appropriate: Mars has a lot to do with your drives, […]

It’s been a rough week for comedians. On Tuesday, TMZ.com published a picture of her holding a bloodied Donald Trump mask as if she were waving his severed head around. Then, on Friday, Real Time host Bill Maher (in conversation […]

Signs that are next door to each other are generally pretty different, but odd couples don’t come much more odd than Libra and Scorpio. Libra is all about prettiness and relationships, and Scorpio has a reputation for being… well, Scorpio. […]

Supposedly, Leo is really big on dramatic flair and Virgo is all about precision. That’s generally true, but if your Mars is is one of those Signs or the other, you are bound to find your way to be annoying […]

What would we do without all the wonderful, exciting this Mars in our birth chart does for us? There would  be no sex, there would be no ambition, and there would be no deep-frying or chopping things up. That’s why […]