Why Horoscopes Are Still Valid and Important

In episode 163 of The Astrology Podcast astrologers Jo Gleason and Adam Elenbaas join the show to discuss horoscope columns, the process of writing them, and why they are still an important and useful tool for developing one’s skills as an astrologer. I had been thinking about doing a set of monthly horoscopes for a […]

Astrology Forecast, July 2018: Lunar Eclipse ☌ Mars

In episode 162 of the podcast astrologers Kelly Surtees and Austin Coppock join the show to talk about the astrological forecast for July of 2018. Our main focus this month is a tense lunar eclipse that occurs towards the end of the month in Aquarius, which is closely conjunct Mars and square Uranus. We also […]

Is Prediction Killing Astrology? ISAR Panel at UAC 2018

This is a recording of a panel discussion that took place at the United Astrology Conference in Chicago last month titled “Is Prediction Killing Astrology?” The panel was organized by the International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR) as a free pre-conference event that took place on May 23, 2018, as a precursor to the United […]

Reflections on United Astrology Conference 2018

In episode 160 of the show astrologers Kelly Surtees, Austin Coppock, and Spencer Michaud join me to talk about our experiences at the recent United Astrology Conference, which took place in Chicago from roughly May 23-30, 2018. During the course of the discussion we talk about some of the lectures we gave, lectures we saw, […]

Live Podcast Event at United Astrology Conference 2018

Episode 159 is a live podcast discussion that was recorded in front of an audience at the United Astrology Conference in Chicago on May 27, 2018, with Kelly Surtees, Austin Coppock, and Chris Brennan. This was our first time hosting an event like this, or recording an episode of the podcast in person in front […]

Astrology Forecast for June 2018: Mars Retrograde

In episode 158 of the podcast astrologers Kelly Surtees, Austin Coppock, and Chris Brennan discuss the astrological forecast for June of 2018, which features a prominent Mars retrograde period beginning in Aquarius. This episode was recorded a couple of weeks ago, just before we all left for the United Astrology Conference in Chicago. The conference […]

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 […]