Reading Birth Charts with Annual Profections

In episode 222 astrologers Chris Brennan and Leisa Schaim lead a discussion about annual profections with a local astrology group, and take example charts from the audience to demonstrate how the timing technique works in practice. This episode is a recording of a meeting of the Denver Astrology Group that took place at the Mercury […]

William Lilly and His Book Christian Astrology

Episode 121 of the podcast features an interview with Nina Gryphon about the famous 17th century astrologer William Lilly and his book Christian Astrology. Lilly published Christian Astrology in 1647, and it was the first major textbook on astrology that was written in English. Most western astrological texts were written in Latin up until that […]

September 2019 Astrology Forecast

Episode 220 features an overview of the astrology of September 2019, with astrologers Kelly Surtees, Austin Coppock, and Chris Brennan. The month opens with two conjunctions with the Sun by Mars and Mercury, and also features Saturn stationing direct in Capricorn, and the third and final square between Jupiter and Neptune. This episode is available […]

The Recent Revival of Astrology in Romania

Episode 219 features two interviews with astrologers Firicel Ciarnau and Mihaela Dicu about the revival of astrology in Romania over the past 30 years after a period of suppression. I traveled to Romania from June 6–10, 2019, to attend and speak at a conference that was hosted by the Romanian Astrologers Association. On June 9 […]

Abu Ma’shar on Solar Returns, with Benjamin Dykes

Episode 218 features an interview with Dr. Benjamin Dykes about his new translation of a highly influential book on solar returns by the 9th century astrologer Abu Ma’shar. The title of the book is Persian Nativities IV: On the Revolutions of the Years of Nativities. Abu Ma’shar (d. 886 CE) was one of the most […]

Organizing Astrology Conferences, with Ray Merriman

Episode 217 features an interview with astrologer Ray Merriman about what is involved in organizing a major astrology conference. Ray specializes in financial astrology, and is the former President of the International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR). He has organized more than 20 astrology conferences over the course of his career, and is in the […]

August 2019 Astrology Forecast: Leo and Virgo Stelliums

Episode 216 features the astrological forecast for August of 2019, with astrologers Kelly Surtees, Austin Coppock, and Chris Brennan. In the first part of the episode we catch up on Kelly and Austin’s recent moves, and reflect on coming out of the other side of the difficult transits in June and July, and then in […]

Interpreting Solar and Lunar Eclipses in Your Birth Chart

Episode 215 features a recording of a live workshop where astrologers Chris Brennan and Leisa Schaim demonstrate how to interpret the astrological significance of eclipses, based on the houses in which they fall in your birth chart. This is a recording of a meeting of the Denver Astrology Group that was held on Saturday, July […]

The Increasing Frequency of Caesarean Section Births

Episode 214 features an interview with astrologer Wendy Stacey about the increasing frequency of caesarean births, and the implications this has for natal astrology. Wendy is the Chair of the Astrological Association of Great Britain, and Principal of the Mayo School of Astrology. She did an MA degree at Bath Spa University College in Cultural […]

Interviews with Astrologers from Romania and England

Episode 213 features a few short interviews that I did with different astrologers that I met in Romania and the England while I was traveling through Europe last month to attend two astrology conferences. The first interview is with astrologers Oli Andrei Olar and Lelia Vatasescu from Romania, the second interview is with Carmina Amza […]