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100% Predictions?

100% Predictions?

Someone asked me recently, if astrology is such a well-established science, why can’t astrologers be right all the time? People hate it when you answer a question with a question, so I said, Do you know why doctors can’t be right all the time? After all, they typically go to school for a minimum of […]

RAID!

RAID!

It’s confession time. When I occasionally lay siege to the shaky bastion of someone’s cherished concept (eg, Mercury retrograde, the Galactic Center, asteroids, etc), it’s as much for my own amusement as the incidental edification of my imagined readers. Maybe I’m just an astrological provocateur, or maybe I’m just bored. So when I spray some […]

The Asteroid Known as “Poppycock”

The Asteroid Known as “Poppycock”

A month ago I attended a lecture on the asteroids given by a relatively well-known American astrologer who should perhaps remain nameless, since this sort of “specialty” scarcely deserves any more publicity. The asteroids are thought to be the remnants of the proto-planetary disk, a Saturn-like ring of space-junk beyond the orbit of Mars which, […]

Me and Uzi down at the Galactic Center

Me and Uzi down at the Galactic Center

Hermann Goering, Reichsmarshall of Nazi Germany, was reputed to once have said, “Every time I hear someone talking about culture, I want to reach for my Luger.” Well, I’m starting to feel that way about the Galactic Center… It all started during awhile back, when I was reading a post to the Astrology Meetup mailing […]

The Writer’s Strike & Mercury Retrograde

The Writer’s Strike & Mercury Retrograde

What is it with those writers in Hollywood? I thought everybody in California had an astrologer. Or even if they don’t have one, surely they’ve been reading Rob Breszny’s Real Astrology column long enough to know the rules of the game. Everything stops dead in its tracks for retrograde Mercury. Uh-oh, wait a minute, you […]