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Could An Astrologer Have Saved Prince?

posted by Matthew Currie

I wrote about Prince yesterday, and like many of you I was saddened and surprised by his death. The blog entry itself was pretty light on astrological detail because of that, but if you want to have a look at […]

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Are We Gonna Let The Elevator Bring Us Down? Oh No, Let’s Go!

posted by Matthew Currie

Prince is dead. *** Dearly beloved: We are gathered here today to get through this thing called “life.” Electric word, “life.” It means forever and that’s a mighty long time… but I’m here to tell you there’s something else… the […]

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Batman v Superman v Astrology

posted by Matthew Currie

When I wrote about the Solar Eclipse in Pisces earlier this month, I noted that it would be of particular significance to those born between the years 1964 to 1966. That Eclipse happened directly opposite the Uranus-Pluto conjunction that the […]

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Hulk Hogan And Gawker: Astrology Renders The Verdict

posted by Matthew Currie

Last time, I discussed the astrology of the major players in the recent Gawker media sex tape lawsuit, Hulk Hogan and Nick Denton. In both cases, there are questions about the birthday to available that would have made predicting the […]

Astrology And Hulk Hogan And Sex Tapes And That Eclipse

posted by Matthew Currie

Astrology can predict the future, but it’s not easy. Not only can a birth chart sometimes be difficult to interpret, but the transits are no piece of cake either. Think of the worst day of your life, whenever that may […]

Astrology Of The 2016 Oscars, Part Two: Night Of A Thousand Scars

posted by Matthew Currie

(Part One, in which I discuss the Pluto Opposition of The Academy Awards, is HERE.) By now you’ve probably heard about the big Oscar boycott this year. I’m not here to venture an opinion on that – although I believe […]

Astrology Of The 2016 Academy Awards: Oscar’s Pluto Opposition

posted by Matthew Currie

The Academy Awards 2016 ceremony promises to be the usual pageant of glamour and excess and congratulations and egos, and all the things we have come to expect from it. But this year the Oscars are facing an unusual astrological […]

David Bowie: The Astrology Of Starman

posted by Matthew Currie

Who was David Bowie? This is a question that even fans of his have struggled to answer, perhaps without ever really admitting it to themselves. Of course he was a huge rock star, of course he was an actor, and […]

If I Was Your Astrologer, George Lucas…

posted by Matthew Currie

(The following is a transcript of a recent conversation with my imaginary celebrity client George Lucas, creator of the Star Wars films. Unfortunately his side of the conversation didn’t record, but I’m hoping it can be spliced in later when […]

The Astrology Of 2016

posted by Matthew Currie

There’s no special astrological significance to January 1st in and of itself, but since it’s the beginning of the year it’s usually the time when various writers bust out the “2016 Horoscope” for the Twelve Signs. If you’ve read my […]

The Astrology Of Charlie Sheen’s HIV Confession

posted by Matthew Currie

Charlie Sheen went on The Today Show this morning and announced to the world that he has the HIV virus. This case is particularly informative from an astrological perspective: so much so that I’m going to present this blog entry […]

The Big Celebrity Astrology Round-Up!

posted by Matthew Currie

Isn’t celebrity astrology great? I could spend all my time talking about the transits my Uncle Fred was having once, but who would care? Whereas, if we can’t always relate to celebrities we at least know who they are (or […]

If I Was Your Astrologer, Halle Berry…

posted by Matthew Currie

One of the best things about being an astrologer is when doing a reading for a client results in a practical course of action that can make for real improvements in the client’s life. Understanding your birth chart, and the […]

Lamar Odom Astrology Part Two: Depressing Transits

posted by Matthew Currie

12:27 PM To: Matthew Currie From: Beliefnet Editorial Staff Re: Lamar Odom Blog Entry Hi. Just wanted to touch base with you. It’s been some time since you followed up your first blog entry about Lamar Odom like you said […]

Astrology, Destiny, And Lamar Odom: The Birth Chart

posted by Matthew Currie

“Character is destiny.” -Heraclitus of Ephesus Many people object to astrology on principle because it’s too fatalistic for their tastes. Not many people want to be told that their will is limited, or that there is only so much they […]

If I Was Your Astrologer, Bill Cosby…

posted by Matthew Currie

As an astrologer, it’s my primary duty to look at a client’s transits and then provide him or her with my forecast. What my clients do with that information is entirely up to them. No blame, no judgement, just the facts. […]

Astrology Of Rachel Dolezal: Who Are You?

posted by Matthew Currie

Reading about the recent case of Spokane NAACP President Rachel Dolezal and the various loud and heartfelt opinions held by people in regard to this matter has helped reinforce three concepts I strongly believe in: – Race is ultimately an […]

Astrology Of Christopher Lee: Birth Chart Of Darkness!

posted by Matthew Currie

I’m teaching an online course in Introductory Astrology, and as part of that course I have put up the chart of a number of famous people, but without the names attached. Purely by coincidence (yeah, I hear you in the […]

Astrology And Caitlyn/Bruce Jenner: Who Are You?

posted by Matthew Currie

Who are you? Is it my job to tell you that? Is it your job to tell me who I am? Probably not. Caitlyn Jenner — formerly known as Bruce Jenner — has left us with no doubt as to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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, […]

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 […]

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.” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Transits Don’t Discriminate: The Astrology Of Donald Sterling

posted by Matthew Currie

Donald Sterling is a bad person. There are a lot of people who will excuse racism by saying something like “well, everyone’s a little racist.” Personally, I don’t think so. But even if everyone is a little bit racist, using […]

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 […]

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.” […]

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… […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mars, Mandela And Gandhi: Use Your Weapons Wisely

posted by Matthew Currie

Mars is the place in your birth chart that gives you your drive and aggression — but as I noted last time in my article on Nelson Mandela, a highly-charged Mars doesn’t necessarily manifest itself in destructive ways. It is […]

Nelson Mandela And The Lessons Of Mars

posted by Matthew Currie

Nelson Mandela (born July 18, 1918, time unknown but probably in the afternoon, Umtata, South Africa) has died at the age of 95. He, like millions of others, lived with a system that treated the majority of its people with […]

The Astrology Of Neptune In Pisces, Elan Gale, And The Diane Who Wasn’t There

posted by Matthew Currie

Although the long and ongoing Uranus-Pluto square gets the most press among astrologers — nothing gets your attention like a good revolution or two — it’s easy to overlook Neptune’s long trip through the Sign it rules: Pisces.  Any planet […]

Paul Walker And The Astrology Of Death

posted by Matthew Currie

An important part of any astrologer’s job is to forecast the future. The psychological element of astrology may be important, but one of the advantages astrology has over mainstream psychology is that it can also predict future events. You may […]

The Astrology Of Mars: Chris Brown’s Greatest (?) Hits

posted by Matthew Currie

We all want more and better for ourselves, whoever we might be and whatever we might have, and we’re often willing to go to great lengths to make that happen. However, singer/actor Chris Brown is providing a painful object lesson […]

The Astrology Of Mars: George Zimmerman Has A Temper

posted by Matthew Currie

(DISCLAIMER: Many people have vilified George Zimmerman as an example of someone who lets racial bias dictate his actions. Others defend him as a protector of his community. I can read a birth chart, but I can’t read minds, so […]

Alec Baldwin, Please Call Your Astrologer

posted by Matthew Currie

Even without a properly documented time of birth, an astrologer can spot times of trouble coming. A recent example of this is Alec Baldwin, who is having more than his fair share of Jupiter and Uranus issues of late. For […]

An Eclipse Falls on Bruce And Kris Jenner

posted by Matthew Currie

Regardless of the astrology involved, most people don’t just wake up one morning and say “hey, I think I’ll break up with my spouse and move out” without some build-up to that event first. But the transits of any given […]

The Astrology Of Miley Vs. Sinead, Round Two: Sinister Synastry

posted by Matthew Currie

In Part One of my coverage of the Celebrity Battle Of The Century (this week at least) I discussed how two very similar astrological transits separated by over a decade managed to bring both Miley Cyrus and Sinead O’Connor a […]

The Astrology Of Miley Vs. Sinead: When Sagittarius Attacks!

posted by Matthew Currie

(FULL DISCLOSURE: I used to be a Stupid Young Sagittarius. I have successfully graduated into being a Cranky Old Sagittarius. I can empathize with both sides of this issue, but I know which side I’m on.) Miley Cyrus (born November […]

I’mma Let Uranus And Pluto Finish: The Astrology Of Kanye West

posted by Matthew Currie

(Full disclosure: As a human being since even before I was an astrologer, I may be prone to inherent biases in my interpretations… and I’ve always thought Kanye West was a loudmouthed jerk.) Previously, I looked at the symbolism of the Uranus-Pluto square through […]

Previous Posts

Could An Astrologer Have Saved Prince?
I wrote about Prince yesterday, and like many of you I was saddened and surprised by his death. The blog entry itself was pretty light on astrological detail because of that, but if you want to have a look at it, here it is. For those of you who ...

posted 12:06:54am Apr. 23, 2016 | read full post »

Are We Gonna Let The Elevator Bring Us Down? Oh No, Let's Go!
Prince is dead. *** Dearly beloved: We are gathered here today to get through this thing called "life." Electric word, "life." It means forever and ...

posted 11:43:14pm Apr. 21, 2016 | read full post »

Villains Of The Zodiac: Pisces
(Part of a twelve part series. Click HERE to collect 'em all!) The Sign: Pisces, the Fish The Villain: Freddy Krueger, A Nightmare On Elm ...

posted 10:06:20pm Apr. 20, 2016 | read full post »

Villains Of The Zodiac: Aquarius
(Part of a twelve part series. Click HERE to collect 'em all!) The Sign: Aquarius, the Water Bearer The Villain: The Pod People, Invasion Of The ...

posted 9:41:03pm Apr. 20, 2016 | read full post »

Villains Of The Zodiac: Capricorn
(Part of a twelve part series. Click HERE to collect 'em all!) The Sign: Capricorn, the Goat The Villain: Gustavo "Gus" Fring, Breaking Bad Known For: ...

posted 3:00:30am Apr. 20, 2016 | read full post »

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