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Jian Ghomeshi: unrepentant teddy bear of love

Jian Ghomeshi: unrepentant teddy bear of love

In 2009 Jian Ghomeshi, then host of the CBC’s popular radio talk show Q was diagnosed with a general anxiety disorder. He began seeing a psychologist on a weekly basis to deal with a range of topics – feeling like an outsider because of his Iranian background, having trust issues, and just not feeling good […]

John McCain: maverick with a heart

John McCain: maverick with a heart

By all odds, John McCain should have died in Vietnam. His survival made him a legend worthy of what is truly great about America: demonstrating courage under fire, and acting with honesty and integrity in support of principles that transcend individual well-being for the sake of one’s country. His chart has several classic yogas. Sasha […]

Aretha Franklin: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Aretha Franklin: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

At first glance, there seems to be so little of significance in Aretha Franklin’s chart that we’re tempted to think, this can’t be right. If she was the Queen of Soul, where are the signs of royalty, soul, and awesome voice? In fact, there are so few yogas in her chart that you can count […]

Sean Hannity, “opinion journalist”

Sean Hannity, “opinion journalist”

Many serpents are immune to the venom of their own species. Perhaps this explains the cozy relationship between two current examples of the Kala Sarpa pattern – president Donald Trump and “opinion journalist” Sean Hannity. Snakes also have forked tongues, lurk in dark places, and are noted for their peculiar mating habits, wherein they engage […]

Howard Hughes: an exercise in rectification

Howard Hughes: an exercise in rectification

Howard Hughes – man of mystery or just another case of misattributed birthday? Although Hughes’ birth time was accurately nailed down as 10:12 PM in Houston, Texas, astrologers must contend with two widely divergent birth dates for the notoriously reclusive billionaire. Astrodienst (astro.com), the go-to site for reputable birth data, provides two dates separated by […]

Hugh Hefner: Playboy of the western world

Hugh Hefner: Playboy of the western world

Author’s note: I know at first glance this might seem inappropriate, posting an article on Hugh Hefner the week after the Harvey Weinstein  scandal, revealing the latter’s systemic sexual harassment and assault upon young women in the film industry. Bad timing for this article, perhaps, but good timing for Hefner to have died just three […]

Jim Carrey: Man on the Moon?

Jim Carrey: Man on the Moon?

Every now and again, Jim Carrey gives an interview which causes people to wonder out loud, Is this guy playing with a full deck? Admittedly, Carrey has never been shy about voicing his opinion on matters he considered important. While still partners with Jenny McCarthy, he campaigned publicly against vaccinations, going so far as to […]