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Happy Star Wars Day! If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ve probably come to the conclusion that I am some kind of Science Fiction nerd… and you would be absolutely correct. I’ve written about Star Wars from […]

Okay, so maybe you’re not a big Star Trek fan, but bear with me. I have an important astrological point to make. Then again, if you’re a fan of both Star Trek and astrology, try clicking here or here when […]

(Scene: The bridge of the USS Enterprise. The crew is at their stations doing their jobs as the ship approaches an enormous astrological birth chart. KIRK sits in the command chair while DR. MCCOY stands beside him, looking at the […]

(Some spoilers for the first two seasons of The Leftovers, but really you should have watched those by now, because it’s that damned good) Much of what I do as an astrologer is look at people’s transits: the things that […]

LAST TIME (click here if you didn’t see it): I took a look at the “birth chart” (or rather, the chart of the first publication date) for everyone’s favorite example of how childhood trauma plus relentless dedication plus huge wealth […]

Personality-based astrology drives me a little nuts. Yes, it’s a large part of the appeal of astrology, but like any stereotyping, it has its limits. Aquariuses really do tend to be a little odd, and Scorpios do seem to have […]

“History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.” –Ulysses, James Joyce The HBO series Westworld is approaching its season finale this Sunday. As a fan of the show (and regular readers may have noticed I’m a bit […]

TODAY’S STARTLING NEWS STORIES: -The Sun rose and the Sun set. -Some people were born and others died. -People argued about politics somewhere. -A movie based on a Marvel Comics property made a buttload of money on opening weekend. Yes, […]

(Exciting update at the end of this blog entry!) Star Trek is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this month. I’ve done a little digging around and have come to two very important conclusions about the astrology involved: 1) The birth charts […]

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 […]