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posted by Matthew Currie

We are truly fortunate to live in an age where so much information is freely available on the Internet. When I was a kid growing up in the Seventies, we didn’t have the Internet to look information up with, but […]

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Mars in Gemini: Are You Listening?

posted by Matthew Currie

Last time, I discussed in fine detail the workings of Mars in Gemini without really getting anywhere at all with it. That’s because that’s how Mars in Gemini often works. However, if you can learn to work with the (sometimes […]

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Mars in Gemini: No, YOU Shut Up

posted by Matthew Currie

Okay, first of all I admit it: this article is late. Mars actually entered Gemini last Monday. But I have my reasons! Really! It would be wrong of me to blame any of my personal failings on where the planets […]

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How To Ruin Mother’s Day With Astrology

posted by Matthew Currie

Many of you know that using astrology and understanding what The Universe has in store for you is a powerful tool for making your world and those of others a better place. But how you use it is up to you, […]

Venus Enters Cancer, Gets All Sentimental And Stuff

posted by Matthew Currie

Venus is now entering the Sign of Cancer. Venus is the planet most closely associated with the concept of “love.” Since a planet tends to take on the flavor of whatever Sign it is in at the time, before I […]

Talkin’ ‘Bout Mercury In Gemini

posted by Matthew Currie

When astrologers talk about “love” or “the love planets,” they are usually talking about Venus and Mars. Those are certainly good places to start if were talking about love and/or sex. But is any decent counselor can tell you, relationships […]

Your Moon Astrology Forecast For May 2015

posted by Matthew Currie

May’s astrology is dominated by activity in the Mutual Signs… Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces. For many this will represent a refreshing change of pace, but for others it will just feel like a landslide is starting somewhere. In large […]

Make Your Work Week Suck Less — With Astrology!

posted by Matthew Currie

Okay, so Monday is here and traditionally no one likes it. But this week could be great… if you know how to play it. First off: the big aspect taking center stage right now is Venus sextile Uranus. Venus has a […]

Feeding Your Baby By Moon Sign

posted by Matthew Currie

Astrology should be of some practical use, shouldn’t it? Yes, learning about your personality is all fine and well and we all love that sort of thing. But that’s not really why I am an astrologer. Astrology also give you […]

Astrology, Compatibility, And Mary Kay Letourneau

posted by Matthew Currie

(Wait! Before you go off on me about my approving or disapproving of the relationship I’m writing about — go here and read Part One.) *** We are fortunate to have a documented date time and place of birth for […]

Astrology, Morality, And Mary Kay Letourneau

posted by Matthew Currie

Astrology that does not incorporate the human experience is essentially useless. As much as I try to treat it like a clear-cut and objective science, those of us who live out the perils and potential of our birth charts know […]

Venus In Gemini: Go Forwards With More Words!

posted by Matthew Currie

Last time, we discussed how Venus in Gemini can talk her way into or out of all sorts of situations and how you can use that to your advantage. Today we;re going to have a look at how you can […]

Astrology And Daredevil: Jupiter And The Moral Center

posted by Matthew Currie

Jupiter went direct in Leo on Thursday, and this seems like as good a time as any to address the role that planet plays in astrology: specifically, sorting out the differences between the roles of Jupiter and Neptune. I get […]

Venus In Gemini: Something To Talk About

posted by Matthew Currie

So now that Venus is entering Gemini and leaving Taurus (which it rules) you might think this could affect your love life for the worse. That’s not necessarily so, for three reasons. First of all, you’ve got to keep in […]

Let’s Provoke Mars In Taurus From A Safe Distance

posted by Matthew Currie

Mars is now in the early degrees of Taurus, and will stay there until May. Mars in Taurus has several excellent uses: it’s earthy, sensuous, and tends to have a long fuse until it blows up. On the other hand, […]

Mars In Taurus: No Pushing

posted by Matthew Currie

Why is this article about Mars in Taurus appearing a few days late? Because Mars in Taurus does things on its schedule, not yours buddy. I’m in character, okay? *** Mars is the planet that provides the most “push” in […]

The Eclipses That Ate Zayn Malik

posted by Matthew Currie

Full disclosure: by popular culture standards, I’m an old guy. Like old guys everywhere, I tend to look down my nose at whatever music is popular with teenagers these days. In all fairness though, I always have, even when I […]

Your Moon Astrology Forecast For April 2015

posted by Matthew Currie

I’m going to come out and say it people: April is an overrated month. I think it scores easy points because of what came before it and because people know what’s coming afterwards. As months ago, I don’t think April […]

Eight Reasons You Should Learn Astrology

posted by Matthew Currie

I’m going to be teaching another online astrology course soon. I’ve taught astrology many times before, and yet it’s only very recently that someone asked me a very important question… why should I learn astrology? Obviously if you’re here reading […]

Fix Your Lousy Career Part 2: The Tenth House

posted by Matthew Currie

Last time I discussed career guidance astrology, I talked about the role of the Midheaven. It is probably the single most important point in your birth chart when it comes to determining what you should be doing for a living […]

Taurus And Libra: Ruled By Venus

posted by Matthew Currie

You’re probably aware of the idea that each Sign is ruled by one of the planets, and that the planet which rules a Sign tells us something about that Sign’s nature. Leo is ruled by The Sun, and Leos tend […]

Use Astrology To Fix Your Lousy Career

posted by Matthew Currie

For an astrologer (or anyone else) career counseling used to be a much simpler thing. If your father was a peasant farmer, and so was his father, and so was his, then as far as career counseling goes all you […]

March 2015: Astrology Of The Solar Eclipsopocalypse!

posted by Matthew Currie

People, please: settle down. Now is not the time to get all panicky over the title of a blog entry… unless of course you happen to be a fan of that 12 COMMON HOUSEHOLD ITEMS THE GOVERNMENT WON’T TELL YOU […]

The Uranus-Pluto Square In The (Black) Rear View Mirror

posted by Matthew Currie

So: the Uranus-Pluto square is finally over, having it reached its last exact peak on Monday. We can all stop worrying now, right? Not so fast. *** The Uranus Pluto conjunction of the mid 1960s is the single astrological aspect which […]

This Week’s Shocking Astrology Forecast!

posted by Matthew Currie

The big aspect to watch out for this week is Mars in Aries, conjunct Uranus and square Pluto. Although the exact aspect has passed by now, it’s still in effect, so don’t get lazy with my warning: tempers will be […]

Inside The Mind Of Aquarius

posted by Matthew Currie

AQUARIUS (January 20-February 18) Best personal trait: Original thinking Worst personal trait: Original thinking  *** Who was the first person to ride a bicycle? Think about it for a second. Did you ever learn how to ride a bicycle? Odds […]

The Overly Optimistic Sagittarius

posted by Matthew Currie

SAGITTARIUS (November 22-December 21) Best personal trait: Optimism Worst personal trait: Optimism *** An overly optimistic Sagittarius can’t stop coughing for two weeks straight. His wife keeps nagging at him to get it checked out (she’s probably a Virgo — […]

No Bull About Your Love Life Before Venus Enters Taurus

posted by Matthew Currie

Astrologically, the romantic outlook for the next month or so reminds me of an old joke, which happens to be one of my favorites. Here it is in sanitized format for the delicate ears and eyes of the Beliefnet reader. […]

Your Moon Astrology Forecast For March 2015

posted by Matthew Currie

MARCH! It sounds like an order, doesn’t it? Well, if it is an order, no one is particularly obeying. In the Northern Hemisphere everyone gets excited because it’s supposed to be the first month of Spring. In the Southern Hemisphere it’s the […]

Leonard Nimoy’s Final Voyage

posted by Matthew Currie

Earth. Third planet from its solar primary. A planet whose native dominant intelligent species has, in a remarkably short period of time, developed the science and technology to change the shape of their world and their destinies, for better or […]

Astrology, Spirituality, And Clogged Toilets

posted by Matthew Currie

As with any other field of human endeavor, there are some good astrologers out there and a few bad ones. Although we all do basically the same job, there are a wide variety of techniques at our disposal, and a […]

The Astrology Weather Report: February 23-March 1, 2015

posted by Matthew Currie

The Big Beast to deal with with this week is the Saturn-Neptune Square. First of all, let’s get one thing straight: no one in their right mind like squares. Decades of astrologers have struggled to make old-school astrology more accessible and, […]

The Astrology Weather Report: February 19, 2015

posted by Matthew Currie

Mars enters Aries today. Whereas Mars was all kind of floaty and hippy-dippy and unmotivated in Pisces, now mars takes on added energy and is looking for someone or something to blow up. What’s interesting about this particular Aries Ingress […]

Astrology, Gender, And Bruce Jenner

posted by Matthew Currie

There are lots of things astrology can tell you about a person, but there are still some things that it can’t. For example, you can’t tell if a birth chart belongs to a man or woman. You can pick out […]

Saturn Gets In Your Face, Starring Uma Thurman

posted by Matthew Currie

For those of you who’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll notice that I tend to focus on celebrity stories. There’s a reason for that. Ultimately, astrology is all about how it affects individual lives. I could be […]

Saturn Launches A Grenade At Brian Williams

posted by Matthew Currie

Some transgressions are worse than others, and sometimes that’s determined by the profession of the transgressor in question. If a politician cheats on his wife it’s bad, but if a preacher does it, it’s terrible. If an actor cheats on his […]

Your Moon Astrology Forecast For February 2015

posted by Matthew Currie

Oh, February. Shortest month of the year, the weather is mostly not great, and on top of all that you inflict Valentine’s Day on us as well. Is there no end to your treachery, you smallest and most noisome month of […]

Astrology, James Caan, And The Soul Mate Struggle

posted by Matthew Currie

Much of what I deal with as an astrologer has to do with relationships, and you probably won’t be surprised that the term “soul mate” turns up a lot in my various consultations. I was speaking with a client the […]

Saturn In Sagittarius: A Personal Perspective

posted by Matthew Currie

First of all, an apology to all my regular readers. As Saturn in Sagittarius rolls into the exact conjunction with my natal Mercury, sometimes it gets difficult to write. Also: the rest of my life has been nothing to write […]

Astrology Of 2015: Uranus And Pluto And Mars? Oh My!

posted by Matthew Currie

(Click here for the introduction to the series, and here for my notes on the Saturn-Neptune square of 2015) Previously, I covered the effects of Saturn in Sagittarius this year, and particularly its square to Neptune in Pisces. That may […]

Astrology Of 2015: Our Dreams Have Grown Teeth

posted by Matthew Currie

(Part One is HERE.) Let’s start off our look at the the year ahead with a planet that has been moving slowly and hovering in the background of everything: Neptune in Pisces, and the square it forms to Saturn in […]

Astrology Of 2015 Part One: Saturn In Sagittarius Ate My Homework

posted by Matthew Currie

Hello folks. Yes I’ve been away a while. Don’t worry: I’ll make it all up to you in the next week as I go over the astrology of 2015 in all its glorious detail. We will be covering the ongoing […]

Fun With Astrology: Pisces, You’re All Wet

posted by Matthew Currie

Once more unto the breach, attempting to make this month more fun than usual.  This time around, we’re going to take a poke at Pisces. And why not? They’re usually sweet and caring enough to let you away with it… […]

Fun With Astrology: Spilling The Goods On Aquarius

posted by Matthew Currie

Once more it is time to march bravely into the dark of December and lighten things up a little! What can be said about Aquarius that hasn’t already been said? “Man, that’s strange.” “Hey, what the heck IS that?” and […]

Fun With Astrology: Getting Capricorn’s Goat

posted by Matthew Currie

As part of my pledge to make December more fun (despite the Uranus Pluto Square and Saturn entering Sagittarius and such), it’s time to have a laugh with/at Capricorn.   Capricorn is, naturally, suspicious of such things. “Why do you […]

Astrology, Love, And The Ham Sandwich Effect

posted by Matthew Currie

I recently wrote about long-distance compatibility and how that can work out for the best. That, however, is not always the case… *** I have studied relationships most of my life, whether as a psych student or a counselor or […]

Fun With Astrology: Horsing Around With Sagittarius

posted by Matthew Currie

As part of my ongoing campaign to make the world a happier place this month, here is a less-than-reverent look at Sagittarius.    (Oh, don’t worry… there’s plenty of serious stuff to be covered in the next few weeks before […]

What Can Astrology Do For You?

posted by Matthew Currie

Okay, I admit it: things have seemed a little bleak lately. Things haven’t exactly turned out the way I had hoped they would with some rather important events, and maybe not in your life either. And here we are, barely into […]

Astrology, Ferguson Missouri, Michael Brown: The Unstoppable Clock

posted by Matthew Currie

Astrologers sometimes struggle with a certain sense of fatalism. As much as we understand the role that Free Will plays in a person’s life, we know that we can never escape some of the conditions laid down by the birth […]

Saturn: Leap From The Pod Or Die

posted by Matthew Currie

Last time, I wrote about a Scorpio with Taurus rising who is facing unusual marital circumstances (congratulations to the future and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Manson!). This time around I would like to talk about an infinitely more pleasant Scorpio […]

Charles Manson Is Getting Married. Why Aren’t You?

posted by Matthew Currie

Oh, Astrology. You are the gift that keeps on giving, making sense of The Crazy. Case in point: It was recently announced that well-known monster Charles Manson is getting married. The blushing bride-to-be is Afton Burton, age 26. I haven’t been […]

The Uranus-Pluto Square: Your Inner Peasant Is Revolting

posted by Matthew Currie

The Uranus-Pluto square becomes exact again in December. It’s become so much of the background noise of our era that sometimes it seems unfair to blame any one thing on it at all. Pinning too much blame on that one […]

Ask An Astrologer: Drowned By Neptune In Pisces?

posted by Matthew Currie

KF writes: “I notice that Neptune is in Pisces until 2026. I have a friend who has his Venus, Saturn, Moon, and Mercury spread out throughout Pisces (in that order). I feel really sorry for him, and kind of worry about him. But I don’t quite understand Neptune and what […]

A Practical Guide To Handling The Mars-Pluto Conjunction

posted by Matthew Currie

It sounds a little like this. Mars conjunct Pluto reaches the exact degree on Monday. It remains in effect for the next couple of weeks, and also interacts via square with Uranus. Think back to the issues you were facing […]

Uranus, Pluto, And Robert O’Neill: Killing Bin Laden And Making A Buck

posted by Matthew Currie

“I do not advertise the nature of my work, nor seek recognition for my actions.” -The Navy SEAL code One thing we astrologers often neglect to mention to the people we do readings for who are having bad transits: don’t […]

Mars Conjunct Pluto: Hey Baby, Nice Aspect

posted by Matthew Currie

Mars in Capricorn is approaching the conjunction with Pluto and the square with Uranus, and that aspect will be in effect for most of November, reaching the exact degree on the 10th. Mars represents a lot of the impulses that society […]

Your Moon Astrology Forecast For November 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

November isn’t usually the most exciting month of the year. It doesn’t have a Halloween or Christmas going for it. The weather is usually bad, but not as bad as it will be. Astrologically, this November is a bit like […]

The Astrology Of Renée Zellweger’s Face

posted by Matthew Currie

Sometimes when you go a long time without seeing a person, you can be surprised by the changes they’ve undergone. People age. People gain or lose weight. People go through good and bad health. Renée Zellweger (born April 25, 1969, […]

Astrology, Skeptics, And The Tolstoy Effect

posted by Matthew Currie

“Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof.” -Carl Sagan “I know that most men, including those at ease with problems of the greatest complexity, can seldom accept even the simplest and most obvious truth if it be such as would oblige them […]

The Age Of Neptune: Cheeseburgers Cause Crime

posted by Matthew Currie

Say what you will about Neptune: it’s certainly persistent. As much as astrologers like to talk about the Uranus-Pluto square, or Saturn in Scorpio or whatever, we must never forget that we live primarily in the age of Neptune. Neptune […]

Ask An Astrologer: Free Will (And Steve’s A Jerk)

posted by Matthew Currie

PM writes: “I have always been a strong believer in being able to create my own destiny through my free will and efforts, but of late, due to events that have happened in my life, have begun to question the […]

Moon In Cancer And The Pants Of Power

posted by Matthew Currie

Once one gets beyond the basics of Sun Sign astrology, you will learn that a person’s birth chart – like people themselves – are a lot more complex. You could spend your entire life studying the many complex interactions between […]

Before The Eclipse: Waiting For The Hammer To Fall

posted by Matthew Currie

Ask any medical student: at some point or another they usually end up believing they have some strange rare disease or something that they’ve read about. “I thought it was just a hangover, but maybe it’s Chagas Disease!” It’s virtually […]

Astrology Ebola Neptune Ebola Panic Saturn Ebola Panic Ebola!!

posted by Matthew Currie

ALL RIGHT PEOPLE… SETTLE DOWN. Sometimes it’s an astrologer’s job to describe to a person the potential they were born with. Sometimes it’s an astrologer’s job to outline the challenges lie ahead. And sometimes it’s an astrologer’s job to lend […]

The Astrology Of The October 2014 Eclipses

posted by Matthew Currie

October features two Eclipses: a Lunar Eclipse on the 8th in Aries and Libra, and another on the 23rd at the beginning of Scorpio. Astrologers and students of astrology often get worked up into a panic about Eclipses, but that […]

Your Moon Astrology Forecast For October 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

(Finally — a practical astrology forecast that EVERYONE can use, regardless of their Sign! Make sure you bookmark this page and come back — it could be the most useful thing I’ve written all month!) October sees Mercury Retrograde from the […]

Venus In Libra: Make Money, Look Better, See Cute Animals!

posted by Matthew Currie

Okay, I admit it: I sort of oversold how much good Venus in Libra will do for you with that title. I was just too eager to please, and that happens sometimes with Venus in Libra. It’s not like there’s any […]

Making Astrology Work: The Rectification Of Kim Jong Un

posted by Matthew Currie

Last time, I spoke a little about how astrology cannot only predict the future, but can also be used to select optimum timing… in other words, to help you make the future you want. That concept can be a little […]

Using Electional Astrology To Get Real, Practical Results

posted by Matthew Currie

Everything happens for a reason – but sometimes we can tip the balance of the Universe in our favor. Have you ever had something important planned that fell apart because of some annoying little complication, like you missed the bus, […]

Weekly Horoscope And Grenade Launcher Etiquette: September 22-28, 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

This week’s zodiacal activity is all about getting along with others and the correct application of force. The Sun enters Libra on Monday and that naturally puts an emphasis on “relationships.” That’s also the day that Pluto stops going retrograde and […]

Transiting Saturn Conjunct Your Neptune: A Steamroller For Your Dreams

posted by Matthew Currie

Even though in many ways my life is going pretty well, I feel a vice-like grip crushing my soul. Astrologers aren’t any more objective about themselves than anyone else is about themselves, when you get right down to it. If […]

Learn Astrology: The Ascendant — Examining Your Gorilla Mask

posted by Matthew Currie

The conventional wisdom in astrology is that the Ascendant is just some kind of mask you wear. If the Sun is your ego and general spark of life, and the Moon is your emotions and gut reactions, then the Ascendant […]

Your Weekly Horoscope (With Extra Paranoia): September 15-21, 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

Some weeks are harder than others to write a weekly forecast about. Like this week, for example. There is some nice supportive stuff going on, and Mars has entered Sagittarius, sure. But nothing grabs people’s attention like bad news, and […]

Off To The Races With Your Mars In Sagittarius Forecast!

posted by Matthew Currie

After an epic-length stay in Libra fretting over relationships, and then a relatively quick and somewhat cranky run through Scorpio, Mars enters Sagittarius on Saturday, where it will remain until October 26th. Of course Mars can make trouble for you […]

Harvest Moon in Pisces: Astrology Forecast And Drinking Game!

posted by Matthew Currie

Normally on a Full Moon I would be presenting a guide to what you can expect from those crazy jangled emotional nerves that happen when the Moon is full. Rather than do that, this time around I have decided to […]

Astrology And Order: Bieber Victims Unit

posted by Matthew Currie

Singer, enormous celebrity, and poster child for the results of poor parenting Justin Bieber is once again in legal trouble, this time for smacking his ATV into a minivan and starting a dustup with someone in his hometown of Stratford, […]

Joan Rivers, Can We Talk About Your Birth Chart? (Updated)

posted by Matthew Currie

Dear Joan: I am sorry to hear about the recent incident that happened during surgery, where you went into cardiac arrest. Your daughter says you are “resting comfortably” now, which usually means “this was bad but she’s gonna be okay.” […]

Neptune And The Food Babe: A Venti Latte Full Of Delusion

posted by Matthew Currie

(Dear Reader: this blog entry was written as a shamanic channeling of the nature of Neptune, which rules altered states of consciousness. I began writing this article with a full tank of caffeine, and every time throughout the article when you […]

Your Moon Astrology Forecast For September 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

(Finally — a practical astrology forecast that EVERYONE can use, regardless of their Sign! Make sure you bookmark this page and come back — it could be the most useful thing I’ve written all month!) What, it’s September already? Jeez, […]

Your Soulmate Situation Sucks II: Soulmates Are For Suckers!

posted by Matthew Currie

(CLICK HERE for Part One, “The Astrology Of Why Your Soulmate Situation Sucks”) Dear JM: I would like to thank you for your comments on Facebook about my recent blog entry concerning soulmates. I know it may seem odd to […]

The Astrology Of Why Your Soulmate Situation Sucks

posted by Matthew Currie

I can’t tell you for sure whether or not it’s love that really makes the world go round, but it’s certainly a large part of an astrologer’s business. And, just as the average doctor gets to see a lot more […]

Learn Astrology: A Goddess Of Love Walks Into A Bar…

posted by Matthew Currie

(Scene: a poorly lit Mexican bar. A telenovela plays on the television screen but no one is watching, which is just as well because it is inaudible over the accordion and tuba music playing out of the speakers on the […]

Weekly Horoscope (For The Right People Only), August 25-31, 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

This week’s horoscope is going to be just a little bit different from the usual. Normally I would be breaking down the effects of the upcoming week’s transits for everyone, and sorting them by Sun Sign. This week’s horoscope is only […]

The Godzilla Guide To The Astrology Of August-October 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

Reading where the transiting planets are in relation to a birth chart in order to predict the future can be complicated even at the best of times. But especially so in the next couple of months, which will provide some […]

Weekly Horoscope, August 18-24 2014: The Special Edition

posted by Matthew Currie

First of all, if you haven’t read about the Venus Jupiter Emergency Happiness Alert, click here and do so now. Although you should stick to the timing I give for maximum effectiveness if you can, this conjunction will be in […]

Venus Conjunct Jupiter: Emergency Happiness Alert!

posted by Matthew Currie

Brothers and sisters! Join me now as we lay hands upon the Mighty Mouse Button and press “play.” Are you tired of life getting you down? Have the Uranus-Pluto square and Saturn in Scorpio and the Saturn Uranus quincunx broken […]

Learn Astrology: Mercury, And The Mystery Of Opossum Nipples

posted by Matthew Currie

  (SCENE: The Birth Chart, which is completely empty and featureless except for the Sun and Moon, who said a small distance away from each other on deck chairs. Nothing is happening.) SUN: (Scratches himself) (There is another long pause) […]

Astrology Of The Michael Brown Shooting In Ferguson Missouri

posted by Matthew Currie

Predicting the future with 100% accuracy all the time, to the exact day every time is impossible, whether you are an astrologer or a doctor or a market analyst. But an astrologer who is good at his or her job […]

The Astrology Of Robin Williams: Behind The Mask Of Comedy

posted by Matthew Currie

Robin Williams is dead at age 63, apparently by his own hand. These are the plain facts of it. This came as a surprise, and it’s the kind of news that hit me like a punch in the gut. And […]

Learn Astrology: Run Naked With Your Sun!

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of my Beginner’s Astrology course, which is just starting now. Feel free to contact me about getting in at the last minute, or in a few months when I do it again.) We are all a […]

Keep Calm During The Supermoon In Aquarius

posted by Matthew Currie

We are once again in the time of the Full Moon. Of course, you don’t have to know anything about astrology to appreciate a Full Moon. It has a reputation as being the time for both great romance and great […]

Learn Astrology, Lesson Zero: The Most Important Planet Of All

posted by Matthew Currie

(Looking for a fun and easy way to learn what Astrology can REALLY do for you? CLICK HERE for details. Class starts August 5th, but there’s bonus stuff if you join now!)   I got into an argument with a […]

Dawn Of The Weekly Horoscope Of The Apes: August 4-10, 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

(Looking for a fun and easy way to learn what Astrology can REALLY do for you? CLICK HERE for details. Class starts August 5th, but there’s bonus stuff if you join now!)   The dominant transit for the week is […]

Your Moon Astrology Forecast For August 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

(Looking for a fun and easy way to learn what Astrology can REALLY do for you? CLICK HERE for details. Class starts August 5th, but there’s bonus stuff if you join now!) (Finally — a practical astrology forecast that EVERYONE […]

Career Astrology Part Two: The 10th House

posted by Matthew Currie

(Looking for a fun and easy way to learn what Astrology can REALLY do for you? CLICK HERE for details. Class starts August 5th, but there’s bonus stuff if you join now!) Last time, I explained how the Midheaven is […]

Career Astrology Part One: The Midheaven

posted by Matthew Currie

(Looking for a fun and easy way to learn what Astrology can REALLY do for you? CLICK HERE for details. Classes starting soon!) As a counseling astrologer, I spent a lot of time working with people discussing (among other things) […]

Weekly Horoscope, July 28-August 3, 2014 (Plus Space Explosions!)

posted by Matthew Currie

(Looking for a fun and easy way to learn what Astrology can REALLY do for you? CLICK HERE for details. Classes starting soon!) Sure, you’ll be feeling nice and energetic for a while after Sunday’s New Moon in Leo. With luck and […]

Learn Astrology, Save Money, Change Your Life!

posted by Matthew Currie

Have you ever wanted to learn more about how astrology really works, but got bogged down in all those books and words? Would you like to learn astrology under the guidance of someone who actually does it for a living… […]

Kim Jong-un Ruins Capricorn For Everyone

posted by Matthew Currie

No matter how you slice the demographic pie, there’s always that one guy who makes everyone else in his group look bad. Over the years I have known many kind and caring and decent Capricorns. On a bad day, they have […]

I Watched Them Kill Eric Garner

posted by Matthew Currie

First of all, to my regular readers: there will be precious little astrology in this blog entry. We will return to our regularly scheduled programming next time. To everyone else: welcome. My name is Matthew. I am a writer and […]

Weekly Horoscope For Those Still Earthbound, July 21-27, 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

Bad news, everyone: it appears we may all be stuck with this place a little longer than we had hoped. Scientists have announced the first habitable exoplanet discovered, Gliese 581, may not be a planet at all, but simply a […]

The Astrology Of A Customer Service Call

posted by Matthew Currie

Today: a special blog entry that everyone can enjoy, whether they’re into astrology or not. If you are a fan of astrology, read on. If not, skip ahead to the part after the video. Either way, everyone wins! *** Astrology […]

Fun And Fabulous Prizes With Jupiter In Leo!

posted by Matthew Currie

Astrologers tend to get terribly excited when Jupiter changes Sign, particularly when it’s entering one with a reputation for being “fun” like Leo does. When that happens, it’s time for the astrologers to break out all the keywords like “expansive” and […]

Weekly Horoscope, July 14-20, 2014: Now With MORE Free Will!

posted by Matthew Currie

We are coming off of a particularly raucous Full Moon. There’s all sorts of cosmic pushing and pulling and jockeying for position going on in the coming two weeks: Jupiter enters Leo, Mars leaves Libra for Scorpio, and the Saturn […]

Full Moon In Capricorn 2014: Every Ending Is A Beginning

posted by Matthew Currie

This is a general forecast for everyone, but oh my dear Aries and Cancers and Libras and Capricorns, and those of you with major placements in those Signs: it is most especially for you. *** We are now in the […]

Ask An Astrologer: My Ridiculous Love Life

posted by Matthew Currie

W.E. writes, asking about scheduling a reading: Let’s be honest: my ridiculous love life and concomitant questions about What Am I Doing With Myself? are not an emergency situation (I’m not being sarcastic; I really mean that!) Wait. Stop right […]

Weekly Horoscope, July 7-13, 2014: Nobody Moves And Nobody Gets Hurt

posted by Matthew Currie

Science has recently confirmed something that most of you probably knew, on one level or another, all along: people don’t like to sit around and think about things. Researchers at Virginia and Harvard Universities gave test subjects a choice: sit quietly […]

Attack Of The Saturn-Uranus Quincunx!

posted by Matthew Currie

One of the classic Hollywood formulas is known as “The Odd Couple.” Even if you aren’t familiar with the term, or haven’t seen the original stage play or movie or TV series the concept is named after, I’m certain you’ve […]

Your Moon Astrology Forecast For July 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

(Finally — a practical astrology forecast that EVERYONE can use, regardless of their Sign! Make sure you bookmark this page and come back — it could be the most useful thing I’ve written all month!) Hey… why is this July […]

The Weekly Horoscope That Solves ALL Your Problems! June 30-July 6, 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

Good news, everyone! It seems your problems aren’t as bad as you thought. Actually your problems don’t even exist… and neither do you!  *** No, I’m not going all Buddhist or Philosophy Major on LSD here. Long story short: physicists […]

Dear io9.com: Astrology Skeptics Get It Wrong, Again

posted by Matthew Currie

An Open Letter To George Dvorsky, io9.com: Hi George. First of all, I wanted to thank you for your highly enjoyable work for io9.com writing your bit called “The Daily Explainer.” I’m a fan of your work, and you explain […]

Standing In Borrowed Light: Why I Love Astrology

posted by Matthew Currie

Why do I love astrology? There’s more than one reason for that, but two in particular come to mind. First of all: it works. Yes, I know how crazy that sounds to a lot of people. Speaking as someone who […]

Little Miss New Age Makes Her New Moon In Cancer Affirmations

posted by Matthew Currie

It was Thursday evening, and Little Miss New Age lit the candles that she set aside for her New Moon affirmations to coincide with the New Moon at 5 degrees Cancer that was coming up early Friday morning. “I love […]

Mercury Retrograde: A Smaller Slice Of Pi

posted by Matthew Currie

(Mercury Retrograde is in effect until July 1st… CLICK HERE to learn more about dealing with it) Mercury continues its backwards march through Gemini, bringing with it cluttered thinking and a tendency to grasp at the wrong solution to difficult […]

The Cancer Horoscope And Pep Talk, 2014-2015

posted by Matthew Currie

(SCENE: The Astrological Locker Room, at halftime. CANCER sits alone, slumped over with face in both hands. THE COACH enters and blows a whistle, startling CANCER out of the dejection, momentarily.) COACH: Okay, listen up! You’re doing great out there […]

Your Weekly Horoscope, June 23-29, 2014 (Plus Otters!)

posted by Matthew Currie

There is more than the usual dose of the crazy, unhinged, weird and explosive going on this week, thanks in large part to an opposition between Mars in Libra and Uranus in Aries. So before we get into that, let’s […]

Your Birth Chart Isn’t As Bad As You Were Told

posted by Matthew Currie

One of the most important ideas in traditional astrology is also one of those things that sometimes puts people off from learning more about it: the concept of planetary rulerships, dignities, and debilities. What’s really interesting and useful about knowing what […]

Ask An Astrologer: How Can I Use You?

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Ask An Astrologer” series) KG writes: “How can I use you?” This is an excellent question, KG, and since I know you have Moon in Aries on the Ascendant, I’ll give you the short […]

Tyrion Lannister’s Game Of Squares

posted by Matthew Currie

To: Maester Mikayel Lutin, Chief Astrologer and Keeper Of The Electrum Link, Casterly Rock From: Tyrion Lannister, Acting Hand Of The King (former), Master Of Coin (former), Still Breathing (eventually to be former) Dear Maester Lutin: I am writing to […]

Full Moon In Sagittarius 2014: Jump NOW!

posted by Matthew Currie

I often find myself saying things like “the New Moon is a time to start something new” or “the Full Moon is a time when temporary tensions can make things break down,” or something like that. I tend to say […]

Mercury Retrograde: Arguing With Mockingbirds

posted by Matthew Currie

(Are you prepared for the craziness of this week’s Full Moon? Click HERE for the forecast!) Mercury retrograde periods are notorious for mis-communications of all kinds. As an astrologer, I constantly finding myself doing two conflicting things about Mercury retrograde: […]

Neptune Shrugged: The Astrology of Bowe Bergdahl

posted by Matthew Currie

(More about Neptune… “Neptune: The Ultimate Nullifier”… is HERE) Many of you out there will have already formed a very strong opinion about the Bowe Bergdahl situation, and about the man himself. To many, he’s a traitor. To others, he’s […]

Neptune: The Ultimate Nullifier

posted by Matthew Currie

(For more on Neptune, check out “Neptune In Pisces And Penguins In Sweaters” and “Neptune in Pisces, Elan Gale, And The Diane Who Wasn’t There.”) When you do astrological readings for a living like I do, you soon learn how […]

Twelve Signs Of Love: Your Free E-Book!

posted by Matthew Currie

A great deal of what I do as an astrologer involves helping people sort out their love lives. What has gone wrong? Why did everything stop going right? Why don’t I have a love life? Why can’t I decide between […]

Blame Mercury Retrograde NOW And Avoid The Rush!

posted by Matthew Currie

Mercury Retrograde is once more approaching, and astrology fans everywhere are warming up their excuses for all things Mercury related — phone calls, e-mails, commerce, short trips, signing contracts, elevators, parsley, farmer’s markets, wi-fi connections — to go wonky. But […]

Your Moon Astrology Forecast For June 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

Finally — a practical astrology forecast that EVERYONE can use, regardless of their Sign! Make sure you bookmark this page and come back — it could be the most useful thing I’ve written all month. Below is a listing for […]

Your New Moon In Gemini Forecast: Use The Force, Luke

posted by Matthew Currie

Wednesday’s New Moon in Gemini is, like all New Moons, the beginning of a new cycle. And like all New Moons, it’s yours to take advantage of or not. This one is a little special for two reasons: it features […]

The Astrology of Elliot Rodger, And Birth Charts Without Souls

posted by Matthew Currie

A warning: today’s subject matter is not particularly pleasant. If you’re easily upset by the terrible things that human sometimes do, please feel free to drop by tomorrow. Tomorrow will be a happier day here. *** A menu can tell […]

Saturn: The Darth Vader Pez Dispenser Of Karma

posted by Matthew Currie

LJ writes: “I have always wanted to be married, but things have never worked out for me with my love life. I have Saturn in the Seventh House, and I read that this means it’s unlikely to ever happen for […]

Michael Jace: Mars Pulls The Trigger

posted by Matthew Currie

Sometimes I come across a case that is an absolute classic of old-school astrology. Modern astrologers, myself included, love to speak of the birth chart as a collection of potentials. They are the essential toolkit that your free will was […]

Attack Of The Petty Annoyances From Mars!

posted by Matthew Currie

“Everything happens for a reason.” -That clerk from the New Age bookstore “Shut up and give me a refund on this crystal ball. My future stinks!” -Me After a lengthy retrograde period, Mars is finally turning direct and moving forward […]

Born 1962-67 or 1991-96? Bellow Your Stupid Childish Tune!

posted by Matthew Currie

Ludwig van Beethoven was already well on his way to being deaf as a post in 1817 when he received the commission to start the work, and for whatever reason, he didn’t even roll up his sleeves and get busy […]

The Gemini Manual, Chapter 23: A Troubleshooting Guide

posted by Matthew Currie

Congratulations on your choice of a Gemini! This unit comes with a spectacular amount of data processing ability, and with regular maintenance will function smoothly for a long time. Of course, any complex system can produce complex and unpredictable results, […]

Conchita Wurst Sings You Through The Uranus-Pluto Square

posted by Matthew Currie

(The Scorpio Full Moon is now in effect… CLICK HERE to see what you can make of it!)  (This is a part of the “Ask An Astrologer” series.) JT writes: “When is it gonna end? We’re all getting tormented by […]

Sherri Shepherd, Beyoncé, Jay-Z: Marriage Charts That Make You Go Hmmmm…

posted by Matthew Currie

(Why is Wednesday’s Full Moon so important to YOU? CLICK HERE to find out!) Today: not one, but two stories involving wedding charts (the “birth chart” of a marriage) and celebrity relationships hitting troubled times: Sherri Shepherd of “The View” […]

An Astrologer’s Open Letter To Michael Sam

posted by Matthew Currie

(Why is Wednesday’s Full Moon so important to you? CLICK HERE to find out!) Dear Michael Sam: Congratulations on having been recently drafted by the St. Louis Rams! Of course, you’ve gotten plenty of attention for this, which is kind […]

Your May Full Moon Astrology Forecast: Peril And Promise

posted by Matthew Currie

Despite the fact that a Full Moon has an reputation that goes far beyond that of the astrological crowd, I tend to not write a lot of Full Moon forecasts. Sure, the New Moon is excellent for setting goals and […]

Mercury In Gemini: His Eye Is On The Sparrow

posted by Matthew Currie

“Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? And one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value […]

Monica Lewinsky: Redeemed By The Cardinal Grand Cross

posted by Matthew Currie

There has been a lot of fear and anxiety around the Cardinal Grand Cross, and that’s understandable. The Uranus-Pluto Square is already the biggest astrological meat-grinder of our time, and adding the amplifying force of Jupiter in Cancer and Mars […]

Ask An Astrologer: How Can I Learn Astrology?

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Ask An Astrologer” series.) VM writes: I have been obsessively reading about astrology on the internet recently, and feel that I would enjoy a broader understanding of the many factors at play. Do you […]

The Astrology Of Godzilla (No, Really)

posted by Matthew Currie

“History shows again and again how nature points out the folly of men.” -Blue Oyster Cult Some of you reading this will be Godzilla fans, and I have your attention. For those of you unfamiliar with the character, or who […]

The Astrology Of Your Saturn Cycle

posted by Matthew Currie

(Click HERE for “The Astrology Of Your Jupiter Cycle”)   Once a person gets past the very basics of astrology, he or she discovers transits — how the movements of the planets in the sky right now interact with where […]

The Astrology Of Your Jupiter Cycle

posted by Matthew Currie

Your birth chart is like the hand you were dealt in a game of poker: it shows your potential strengths and weaknesses, but it’s up to you how you play that hand. Transits represent the things that the Universe is […]

Your Moon Astrology Forecast For May 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

Finally — a practical astrology forecast that EVERYONE can use, regardless of their Sign! Make sure you bookmark this page and come back — it could be the most useful thing I’ve written all month. Below is a listing for […]

Care And Feeding Of The Solar Eclipse In Taurus

posted by Matthew Currie

First of all: if there’s any residual panic left in you from the transits we’ve had this month, set it aside. It’s pretty obvious you survived that last eclipse, and so it seems likely that your world won’t explode with […]

A Gentle Reminder From Saturn

posted by Matthew Currie

To: Matthew Currie, Astrologer cc: The People Of Planet Earth From: Saturn I am writing to correct you on a matter that you have neglected in your writings for some time. Namely: me. This is the sort of situation that […]

The Cardinal Grand Cross Part 4: Mars — Transits With Teeth

posted by Matthew Currie

The only thing that End Of The World predictions have all had in common is that none of them came true. Okay, in all fairness, we don’t know if the dinosaurs had a Nostradamus of their own or not, but […]

Taurus Season: Go Ahead, Tease That Bull, I Dare You

posted by Matthew Currie

The Sun has now entered Taurus, which means it’s that time of years when astrologers bust out all their old synonyms for “pleasure-loving” and “stubborn.” The truth though is that we all need a little stability in this nutty world […]

Your Guide To The Cardinal Grand Cross, Part Three: Jupiter

posted by Matthew Currie

(An introduction to the big celestial event of April, and why so many folks are stressed about it, is HERE. Part one, all about Pluto’s role in the Cardinal Grand Cross, is HERE. Part Two, about Uranus, is HERE.) It’s […]

Ask An Astrologer: Venus Square Saturn

posted by Matthew Currie

MW writes: “I’ve been reading a lot about the Venus-Saturn square aspect in my birth chart. It sounds like my love life is doomed, and that I will always fail in relationships or attract ‘bad love’ to myself. Can you […]

Three Reasons To Not Worry About April’s Eclipses (Plus Baby Goats!)

posted by Matthew Currie

(More on eclipses in general here, in my April editorial, Blood Moons And Dragons Eating The Sun) One of April’s two eclipses is happening early Tuesday morning, Eastern time. In a month that is already packed with thrills and chills, having […]

Cardinal Grand Cross Celebrity Astrology Roundup!

posted by Matthew Currie

(Check out my April Editorial Blood Moons, Dragons Eating The Sun: Astrology And Eclipses, HERE!) And now, just because celebrities are people too (with the possible exception of that Ukrainian model who got all that plastic surgery to look like Barbie), […]

Your Cardinal Grand Cross Horoscope For December 18th, 1933

posted by Matthew Currie

There is a natural tendency for us to forget that history in general, and our lives in particular, are really more of a continuum than a series of connected dots. When a person looks back on (for example) their romantic […]

Ask An Astrologer: Taking Transits Personally

posted by Matthew Currie

This week: not one, but two questions from the “Ask An Astrologer” mailbag, both about the Cardinal Grand Cross. For more on the Cardinal Grand Cross, click HERE. *** JE writes: I just read your guide and I was wondering why […]

Your Guide To The Cardinal Grand Cross, Part Two: Uranus

posted by Matthew Currie

(An introduction to the big celestial event of April, and why so many folks are stressed about it, is HERE. Part one, all about Pluto’s role in the Cardinal Grand Cross, is HERE.) As is the case with Pluto, Uranus is […]

Your Guide To The Cardinal Grand Cross, Part One: Pluto

posted by Matthew Currie

(An introduction to the big celestial event of April, and why so many folks are stressed about it, is HERE.) Part of the problem with trying to come up with a simple interpretation for the effects of the Cardinal Grand […]

Your Sign Is Wrong: New Astrology For A New Age

posted by Matthew Currie

For centuries, astronomers have had the true story of how the universe works staring them in the face without really understanding it, and so have astrologers. Science has determined that 90% of the matter in the universe is actually what […]

The Astrology Of Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin: What Worked?

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the Astrology Of Love And Compatibility series. Part One, “The Cardinal Grand Cross Uncouples Gwyneth And Chris,” is HERE.) We’ve all seen it before: a friend of yours meet someone new, and you check in […]

The Non-Panicked Guide To The Cardinal Grand Cross (Introduction)

posted by Matthew Currie

Many of you who are fans of either this blog or astrology in general will by now be familiar with the Cardinal Grand Cross. It is a particularly nasty-looking planetary pileup, in which Mars, Jupiter, Uranus, and Pluto will all […]

The Cardinal Grand Cross Uncouples Gwyneth And Chris

posted by Matthew Currie

“I asked my dad once, ‘How did you and mom stay married for 33 years?’ And he said, ‘Well, we never wanted to get divorced at the same time’. And I think that’s what happens. … When two people throw […]

Astrology Doesn’t Judge, God Hates Nobody, And Fred Phelps Is Dead

posted by Matthew Currie

“As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable twist, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.” […]

Ask An Astrologer: Moon Mood Madness?

posted by Matthew Currie

RM writes: “I have noticed that my whole body and mood changes during the full moon. I am a Cancer.  On that very day I feel very bad and drowsy. I do not like to talk to anyone. I feel […]

The Full Moon: March Madness, The Cardinal Cross, And The Shape Of Things To Come

posted by Matthew Currie

You don’t have to be an astrologer to be aware of the reputation that a Full Moon has for affecting people’s moods. Astrologically, a Full Moon doesn’t have too much of an effect beyond the actual day it happens, but […]

Neptune In Pisces And Penguins In Sweaters

posted by Matthew Currie

Among the many pressing questions that have been raised in The Internet Age… Is the government spying on me? Is my consumption of High Fructose Corn Syrup killing me? Is there GMO wheat in this sandwich, and will that make […]

Electional Astrology, Part One: Good Idea, Bad Timing – Bitcoin

posted by Matthew Currie

(WARNING: Since the following subject requires a lot of technical explanations, both financially and astrologically, it’s going to be fairly long-winded. I’ll throw in as many jokes as I can to lighten the burden.) You have a beginning, and thus […]

Saturn Retrograde In Scorpio: The Curse Of Ghost Chicken II – The Re-Cluckening

posted by Matthew Currie

Saturn has turned retrograde, stopping at 23 degrees Scorpio and traveling all the way in reverse to 16 degrees Scorpio before moving forward again in July. Some claim retrograde planets are weaker in their overall effects, and others claim they […]

Your Moon Astrology Forecast For March 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

(Finally — a practical astrology forecast that EVERYONE can use, regardless of their Sign! Make sure you bookmark this page and come back — it could be the most useful thing I’ve written all month!) Below is a listing for […]

Chiron: Unappetizing But Highly Nourishing

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is part one of a two-part look at the role of Chiron in the birth chart. If you don’t like that, well… Chiron doesn’t rule “good times,” but it’s certainly necessary.) I was sitting around last night contemplating my […]

Ask An Astrologer: Am I That Bad?

posted by Matthew Currie

TG writes: “I had an astrological report done when I was 18 – I’m now 41. Parts of that report have stuck with me all my life and I feel like they are holding me back. What I don’t know […]

The Astrology Of Ragnarok: Let’s All Panic About The Cardinal Grand Cross!

posted by Matthew Currie

The big astrological event of the season will be the Cardinal Grand Cross in April. This sort of thing causes plenty of excitement with astrologers, because a Grand Cross combines all the frustrations and tensions of a Square with another […]

Why Am I An Astrologer?

posted by Matthew Currie

I’ve done a lot of different jobs in my time: writer, group home worker, insurance adjuster, Internet system operator, letting people yell at me about their phone service, personal assistant… but of all the titles I’ve had, “astrologer” has stuck […]

Mercury, Neptune, And A Good Day To Kill A Baby Giraffe

posted by Matthew Currie

“Bureaucrat Conrad, you are technically correct — the best kind of correct!” -Futurama Organizations, like people, have birth charts. Those birth charts can have good transits and bad transits, good days and bad days, just like any individual. A birth […]

Astrology, Bad Boys, And The Twelfth House (Part Two)

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series. Part One is HERE)   (WARNING: Just as many of you have in the past at some point defended your choice in Loved Ones against well-meaning friends who […]

Astrology, Bad Boys, And The Twelfth House (Part One)

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series.) Once again, science has backed up something that many of us knew all along: Overall, “bad boys” get the girl (or get more girls) more often than “good boys.” […]

The Astrology Of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Life And Death

posted by Matthew Currie

Philip Seymour Hoffman died Sunday of an apparent drug overdose. He was 46 years old. For many, he was one of those actors who always made an impression, yet somehow melted into his character, yet always remained somehow distinctly himself… […]

Your Moon Astrology Forecast For February 2014

posted by Matthew Currie

(Finally — a practical astrology forecast that EVERYONE can use, regardless of their Sign! Make sure you bookmark this page and come back — it could be the most useful thing I’ve written all month!) Below is a listing for […]

That’s No New Moon In Aquarius… It’s A Space Station!

posted by Matthew Currie

(Apologies to everyone out there who isn’t a Star Wars fan. You may need to find one and ask him or her to explain this forecast to you.) This Thursday sees a New Moon in Aquarius. New Moons are subtle […]

Ask An Astrologer: Winning The Lottery

posted by Matthew Currie

  CR asks: Can you pick a time and date for me so I win at the lottery? Answer: Yes, and the answer is “nope.” A better question might be “can you tell me a time when I’m more likely […]

Full Moon On Valentine’s Day: Your Emergency Preparedness Guide

posted by Matthew Currie

There will be a Full Moon this Valentine’s Day. In order to prepare you properly I am writing this angry, disappointed rant now so that you may practice your own dismay well in advance. Don’t get me wrong: I love […]

Justin Bieber And Neptune: The Astrology Of Sizzurp

posted by Matthew Currie

 (DISCLAIMER: I am just as suspicious as you are of anyone my age who has given more than two minutes worth of thought to Justin Bieber — but hear me out.) Normally I’m an optimist. I’ve seen enough bad times […]

Ask An Astrologer: Incompatible Signs?

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of both the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series and the “Ask An Astrologer” series)   LT asks: “I’m a Gemini which would be a odd combination with a Scorpio seeing as we are both so different. […]

Full Moon In Cancer: An Address From The King Of The Werewolves

posted by Matthew Currie

Dear Fellow Shape-shifters, Cowering Peasants, and Assorted Victims: It is my pleasure as always to address you annually upon the occasion of The Full Moon in Cancer. Today and tomorrow we celebrate The Great Festival Of Mood Swings, the annual […]

The Void Of Course Moon: Making Use Of The Useless

posted by Matthew Currie

(DISCLAIMER: Although I intend to teach a lesson in this blog entry about the most efficient use of a Void of Course Moon, there is no guarantee you will find it useful. This blog entry was written and posted while […]

Love Around The Zodiac!

posted by Matthew Currie

First of all: thanks to everyone out there who has helped make this blog a huge success, joining in as Oh My Stars has gone from “who the heck is this guy?” to Beliefnet Featured Column in just three months. […]

Ask An Astrologer: Can You Change The Future?

posted by Matthew Currie

WV asks: “So when you see things to worry about in my future, can I change it?”   Answer: Yes… but you’ll have to make an effort.   Even if you aren’t a huge science fiction geek like I am, […]

The Astrology Of Navigating Your Moods By Moonlight

posted by Matthew Currie

When I first started writing this blog, one of my main intents was to show people how astrology could be a lot more useful than just a way to describe your personality — I wanted to show you how you […]

Cultivating Spiritual Silence During The Grand Cross: No, YOU Shut Up!

posted by Matthew Currie

Regardless of the circumstances in your personal life right now, you have likely noticed a subtle but very real increase in tensions either within yourself, with others around you, or with your world in general. Astrologically speaking, this is due […]

Shia Labeouf: A Shanda For Gemini (Or Maybe Not)

posted by Matthew Currie

“It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.” -Matthew Currie (or maybe George Washington) In Jewish culture, there is a concept called a shanda (pronounced “shonda”). All people have a concept of “shame” of course, but a […]

The Capricorn Birthday Present? Be Nice To Them!

posted by Matthew Currie

Is there ever a good time to be a Capricorn? Sure, it’s great to BE one: all solid and stable and hardworking like a solidly-engineered German car. But really, is it ever fun? Is the burden ever lightened for our […]

Can These Pictures Of Adorable Baby Animals Help You Lose Weight Fast?

posted by Matthew Currie

Would you like to lose weight as if by magic? Wouldn’t it be great to control your diabetes by adding more cupcakes to your diet? Would you love to save hundreds on car insurance with one quick phone call?  Yeah. […]

Astrology: A New Moon In Capricorn Helps You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

posted by Matthew Currie

I’ve been going over the major astrological events of 2014, and boy… what a powerhouse of potential and peril. And furthermore, the first warning shot is fired on New Year’s Day. January 1st features a New Moon in Capricorn. New […]

Astrologers Doing Business In A Manger

posted by Matthew Currie

(Sometimes you’ll see astrological services advertised with the legally-mandatory disclaimer of “For Entertainment Purposes Only. This is one of those rare times when I heartily embrace that statement. Merry Christmas! Also, CLICK HERE to check out my article on The […]

Ask An Astrologer: Can Astrology Spot Mental Illness?

posted by Matthew Currie

BD writes: “How can your mental health be affected by your birth sign?  Can mental health problems be a life long problem for some as a result of their sign?” The short answer is: “Well, kind of.” At first, that […]

Uranus, Pluto, And The Re-Paving Of Kim Kardashian

posted by Matthew Currie

As I have written here before, the long and grinding Uranus-Pluto square is having a distinct effect on the world and on the unique pressures being brought to bear on its people. When it comes to larger societal effects, I’ve […]

Astrology Of Love And Compatibility: Mercury (Please Don’t Mention Spiders)

posted by Matthew Currie

Forget about Sun Signs. In astrology, the Sun represents the Ego, and although it is impossible to be in a relationship without each of you bringing one of those to the table, an Ego is by definition always at least […]

Dear Skeptic, Part Three: The Matthew Currie Astrological Foundation Ten Dollar Challenge!

posted by Matthew Currie

(Part One is HERE, Part Two is HERE. Please read both carefully before you settle on what name you’d like to call me, because that’s what a scientist would do.) I’ve had a lot of responses to my two-part series, […]

Ask An Astrologer: Are We Compatible?

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series) LR asks: (after a reading about her relationship) So, how compatible are X and I? *** Astrology can be fantastically useful when it comes to describing how a […]

Uranus Direct: Predicting The Unpredictable, Bearing The Unbearable (Plus Celebrity Updates!)

posted by Matthew Currie

Uranus stops its retrograde motion and goes forward next week, grinding to a halt and going the right way on the 17th.  Any astrologer can tell you that Uranus rules eccentricity and sudden, unexpected events. If David Bowie was an […]

Dear Skeptic, Part Two: Please Curb Your Dogma

posted by Matthew Currie

(Part One is HERE) Last time, I voiced some objections to the James Randi Educational Foundation’s booklet “Astrology: Superstition Or Science?” For those of you who have an appetite for extensive detail, here are my notes on it. If you […]

Dear Skeptic: An Open Letter To The James Randi Educational Foundation

posted by Matthew Currie

Dear JREF: I really love some of the work that professional skeptics like you do. Your take-down of phony faith healer Peter Popoff was an absolute classic. There’s no question that there is good money to be made in fleecing […]

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