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The Singapore Summit: Nobel Peace Prize or WWF smackdown?

June 8th, 2018 · No Comments · Astrology, Instruction

On Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 0900 local time in Singapore, Donald Trump and diplomats of the USA will meet with Kim Jong Un and delegates of North Korea to discuss, among other intermediate proposals, the ultimate denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Here is the horoscope for the tentative commencement of those discussions. In brief, the pros […]

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Harry & Meghan: Marriage of the century or star-crossed misadventure?

June 7th, 2018 · No Comments · Astrology, celebrity, Instruction, Karma

Backstory: In July 1981, I went on a national radio talk show in Montreal to discuss the upcoming Royal wedding between Prince Charles and Diana Spencer. To the surprise of the moderator, I said their marriage would fail within seven years. The switchboard promptly lit up with agitated callers, castigating me, and astrology, and the […]

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Sean Hannity, “opinion journalist”

May 2nd, 2018 · 2 Comments · Astrology, celebrity

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 […]

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Prime malefics in homicidal charts

April 7th, 2018 · 4 Comments · Astrology, Crime, Science

Prime malefics in homicidal charts Despite our best intentions, many people find murder fascinating. And yet because it’s the worst of crimes, to rob another person of their life, we hold killers in contempt. Even as we despise them, however, we struggle to understand them, to know what quirk of gene, character or fate compelled […]

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Mercury Retrograde in Disasters

March 31st, 2018 · No Comments · Astrology, Science

  Mercury Retrograde in Disasters A commonly-accepted notion in Western astrology is that when Mercury goes retrograde, as happens three times a year for roughly three weeks at a time, things go terribly wrong for people. But if that’s really true, shouldn’t it be reflected in events when hundreds – perhaps thousands, or even hundreds […]

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Book review: Hellenistic Astrology by Chris Brennan

March 4th, 2018 · No Comments · Astrology, Book Review, Publication

As the birth of Alexander the Great approached, legend has it that the court astrologer, seeing the imminent nativity would render a less-than-stellar chart, instructed that the mother should be girdled in restraints to delay her delivery. After some time had passed, and now seeing that a suitable ascendant would arise, the astrologer signaled the […]

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Who’s your Dada? (astrology of the surreal)

March 4th, 2018 · No Comments · Astrology, Instruction

  Dada and surrealism Surrealism, best known for its visual artworks and writings, is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s. Its precursor, Dada, emerged during World War I, and was a reaction to the absurdity of modern times, including the notion of a war to end all wars. The most important center […]

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Howard Hughes: an exercise in rectification

February 1st, 2018 · No Comments · Astrology, celebrity, Instruction

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 […]

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Charles Manson: Crawling King Snake

December 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · Astrology, Crime, Instruction

The Manson Family murders in the summer of ‘69 seared a hole in the American psyche. The Family was a cult of hippie nihilists led by Charles Manson, a frustrated singer-songwriter on the fringe of the LA music industry. In what was to become one of the first acts of social-class terrorism to date, Manson […]

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Hugh Hefner: Playboy of the western world

October 17th, 2017 · No Comments · Astrology, celebrity, Instruction, Karma

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 […]

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