A Newly Discovered 4th Century Horoscope

Episode 129 of the podcast features an interview with Dorian Greenbaum about the recent discovery of a new horoscope from Egypt that dates to the 4th century CE. In September of 2017 Dorian Greenbaum and Alexander Jones published a paper on the discovery through the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, titled P.Berl. […]

Composite Charts, with Originator John Townley

Episode 128 features an interview with astrologer John Townley about composite charts, and his work in developing and promoting the technique starting in the early 1970s. John was the first person to publish a book on the subject in 1973, and is generally recognized as having popularized the technique. During the course of the interview […]

Unexpected Lunar Nodes Discussion with Adam Sommer

In episode 127 astrologer Adam Sommer of the Exploring Astrology podcast joined the show to answer some questions submitted by listeners of both of our podcasts, but we got stuck on the very first question and ended up having a 90-minute discussion about the lunar nodes. On the Moon’s Nodes We open the episode by […]

Astrology Forecast + Major Alignments for October 2017

In episode 126 of the podcast astrologers Austin Coppock and Kelly Surtees join the show to talk about the astrological forecast for October of 2017, which includes Jupiter moving into Scorpio, lunations in Aries and Libra, and more. The show opens with a brief discussion about relocational astrology, which was covered earlier this month in […]

How to Choose a Professional Astrologer

In episode 125 of the podcast astrologers Cassandra Tyndall and Tony Howard join the show to discuss some tips that clients can take into consideration when trying to choose an astrologer to get an astrological consultation from. During the course of the discussion we focus in particular on some strategies for trying to find an […]

Astrological Education: Options for Serious Study

Episode 124 of the podcast features a discussion about different options for getting a well-rounded education in astrology, and the pros and cons associated with the four major educational paths that a student can take if they want to study astrology within the context of a school or certification program. The episode was prompted by […]

Locational Astrology: The Astrology of Where You Live

In episode 123 astrologer Moses Siregar joins the show to talk about locational astrology, also known as astrolocality or relocational astrology, which is used to describe how people experience different places on Earth. Locational astrology is a relatively recent development in the astrological tradition, and during the course of the episode we talk about how […]

Astrology Forecast and Election for September 2017

In episode 122 of the podcast astrologer Kelly Surtees and Austin Coppock return to the show to talk about the astrological forecast for September of 2017. The astrology of September features the final of three Jupiter-Uranus oppositions, Mercury stationing direct in Leo around the time of a Pisces full moon, and at one point a […]

The Importance of Astronomy for Astrology

In episode 121 of the podcast astrologer Gemini Brett joins the show to talk about why it is important for astrologers to have some grounding in the astronomy underlying astrology, as well as some of the problems that can arise when they don’t. In the first half of the show we discuss the separation between […]

Theophilus of Edessa: Translating His Astrological Works

In episode 120 of the podcast Benjamin Dykes and Eduardo Gramaglia join the show to talk about their new translation of the astrological works of the 8th century astrologer Theophilus of Edessa. Theophilus was a Christian astrologer who served the kings of the early Islamic Empire around the time of the pivotal transition between the […]