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(This blog entry is part of a series about how the planets in your birth chart affect other people, for better or worse. Click here for the introduction.) THE PLANET: Mars, named for the ancient god of war. And no, […]

Last night brought us the season premiere of the internationally beloved BBC science fiction series Doctor Who (if you didn’t see my blog entry about the astrology of Doctor Who, click HERE). The show is about an eccentric alien who […]

(Matthew Currie is not available to write his blog today, having sustained a serious injury wrestling with a run-on sentence. In his place, we present this message from Mars in Aquarius, which arrived in a large metallic cylinder that landed […]

I recently wrote a blog entry about the current condition Mars finds itself in, and I now realize that I skipped over something I should have warned you more clearly about: not only is Mars in a particularly precarious position […]

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, […]