Astrology Forecast and Elections for September 2015

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Kelly Surtees and Austin Coppock join the show to talk about the major astrological alignments for the month of September, as well as some of the most auspicious electional dates for the month. During the course of the show we cover Saturn’s ingress into Sagittarius and departure from Scorpio, Venus stationing direct in Leo and […]

Mark Jones on the Therapeutic Potential of Astrology

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In this episode I talk with astrologer Mark Jones about his new book titled The Soul Speaks: The Therapeutic Potential of Astrology. In the book Mark uses his background as a psychotherapist to help teach astrologers some useful skills for doing counseling. He makes the point that no matter what type of astrology you practice, […]

Birth Times and Improving Data Collection Efforts

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In episode 41 of the podcast Patrick Watson and Nick Dagan Best join the show to discuss the topic of birth data collection. We start by answering some fundamental questions about why the birth time is important in natal astrology and why data collection is crucial for different types of astrological research. Later we launch […]

Sun-Sign Astrology: Pros and Cons

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In the 40th episode of the podcast astrologers Kelly Surtees and Austin Coppock join the show to talk about the pros and cons of Sun-sign astrology. The starting point for our discussion is a phenomenon where sometimes people  who are just getting into the study of more advanced forms of astrology go through a period […]

Venus Retrograde: Challenging Consensus

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In the 39th episode of the show astrologer Nick Dagan Best joins me to talk about the phenomenon known as Venus retrograde, how it is defined, and what it means within the context of astrology. Nick is one of the leading experts on Venus retrograde periods, and during the course of the show explains how […]

Astrology Forecast & Auspicious Dates for August 2015

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Kelly Surtees and Austin Coppock join the show to provide a look ahead at the major astrological alignments in August of 2015. We cover the Venus retrograde in Virgo/Leo, Saturn stationing direct in Scorpio, Jupiter making its ingress into Virgo, and more. We also highlight several auspicious dates that occur during the course of the […]

Robert Hand on Sect: Day vs. Night Charts

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In the 37th episode Robert Hand joins the show to talk about the distinction between day and night charts in astrology, which is known as the concept of sect. Rob is one of the main astrologers who reintroduced sect to western astrology after it was rediscovered in translations of ancient texts in the mid-1990s. He […]

Mundane Astrology with Benjamin Dykes

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In this episode Benjamin Dykes joins to show to talk about his two recent books on mundane astrology, and some of the different techniques that ancient astrologers used to predict world events. Our discussion is based on Ben’s recent publication of a compilation of different Medieval works on mundane astrology that he translated in two […]

Prediction vs Forecasting & Cultural Acceptance

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This episode is a solo show where I talk about a few different topics such as whether there is a difference between prediction and forecasting, and whether there are potential downsides to astrology becoming more widely accepted in culture.  I also talk about a few different pieces of news in the astrological community such as […]

Become a Patron of The Astrology Podcast

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Today I am announcing the launch of a new subscription service for the The Astrology Podcast through the website Patreon. Patreon allows podcast creators like myself to receive donations from their listeners on an ongoing basis, which essentially creates an optional or voluntary subscription model for the podcast. I will continue to record and release […]