What House Rules Sex in Western Astrology?

Episode 157 is a solo show where I discuss the tricky question of which of the twelve houses rules sex in western astrology. This is a problematic question because it turns out that over the past 2000 years western astrologers have assigned sex to three different houses during different eras. In the Greco-Roman astrological tradition […]

Essential Dignities and Debilities, with Charles Obert

In episode 156 astrologer Charles Obert joins the show to talk about the concept of essential dignities and debilities, and how they are used to determine the condition of a planet in an astrological chart. The essential dignities are essentially the ancient equivalent of the modern sign-rulerships, except it represents the original and more elaborate […]

Answering Birth Chart Questions from Listeners

In episode 155 of the podcast Kelly Surtees joined me to do a live stream on YouTube where we took some questions from listeners about their birth charts, and then demonstrated how we would answer those questions as astrologers in a consultation setting. This was a bit of an experiment, as I had never really […]

Astrology Forecast for May 2018: Uranus Enters Taurus

In episode 154 of the podcast astrologers Kelly Surtees and Austin Coppock join the show to talk about the astrological forecast for May of 2018. Much of the discussion focuses on the impending ingress of the outer planet Uranus into the zodiacal sign of Taurus, since Uranus only changes signs once every seven years or […]

Annual Profections: A Basic Time-Lord Technique

Episode 153 of the podcast is a recording of a webinar by Chris Brennan on an ancient timing technique known as annual profections, which is used to make yearly predictions about a person’s life. The lecture begins by introducing the concept of time-lord techniques in Hellenistic astrology, and how they are used to determine when […]

Discussing Jung’s Studies in Astrology by Liz Greene

In episode 152 of the podcast Laura London and Jenn Zahrt join me to discuss a new book by Liz Greene titled Jung’s Studies in Astrology: Prophecy, Magic, and the Qualities of Time. In the book Dr. Greene traces various modern and ancient sources that influenced Carl Jung’s views on astrology, which in turn helped […]

Astrology Podcasters Q&A Trialogue

In episode 151 of the podcast I met up in person with fellow astrology podcasters Adam Sommer and Eugenia Krok, and we spent the afternoon answering questions that were sent in by listeners of our shows. In this episode we cover topics ranging from our experiences with running a podcast and how we got started, […]

Astrology Forecast for April of 2018

In episode 150 of the podcast astrologers Austin Coppock and Kelly Surtees join the show to talk about the astrological forecast for April of 2018. The forecast for April includes a Mars-Saturn conjunction in Capricorn right at the beginning of the month, Mercury stationing direct in Aries, Saturn and Pluto stationing retrograde, and more. At […]

Tem Tarriktar on the Mountain Astrologer Magazine

In episode 149 of the podcast Tem Tarriktar joins me to talk about The Mountain Astrologer magazine, which is one of the leading astrological publications in the world today. Tem started TMA in 1987, and during the course of the show we talk about the humble origins of the magazine, as well as some of […]

Jung on Synchronicity and the Mechanism for Astrology

In episode 148 of the podcast Keiron Le Grice joins the show to talk about Carl Jung’s theory of synchronicity, and its applicability to astrology as a possible explanatory mechanism. Keiron is the author of the recent book Jung on Astrology, which was discussed in episode 141 with his co-author Saffron Rossi, as well as […]