The Future of Astrology

In the tenth episode of the show I discuss the future of astrology with Austin Coppock, who is the President of the Association for Young Astrologers (AYA). AYA is organizing a pre-conference workshop at the NCGR conference in Philadelphia next week that will showcase a range of different talks by members of the organization. We […]

The Relationship Between Hellenistic and Indian Astrology

In this episode I talk with astrologer Kenneth Johnson about the relationship between Hellenistic and Indian astrology, and the transmission of astrological doctrines between the two traditions. Kenneth has an M.A. in Eastern Studies from St. John’s College, where he focused on Classical Sanskrit, and has an extensive background in both Indian and western astrology. He […]

The Issue of House Division in Astrology

In this episode Chris and Kelly Surtees talk about the issue of house division in western astrology, and the range of different house systems that astrologers employ in practice. The discussion was motivated by some recent threads in the Professional Astrologers group on Facebook, including a poll which showed that a surprising number of astrologers […]

Mercury Retrograde: Myths and Realities

In the seventh episode of the show I talk with Kelly Surtees about the astrology of Mercury retrograde. Mercury recently went retrograde in Cancer, and so we thought that it would be an appropriate time to talk about the phenomenon on the show. During the course of the episode we discuss some events and circumstances […]

NORWAC Recap With Kelly Surtees

I just returned from the Northwest Astrology Conference (NORWAC) a few days ago, and in this episode I decided to do a recap of some of the high points of the conference with astrologer and fellow conference speaker Kelly Surtees. During the course of the show we talk about some of the people we met […]

The Fifth Episode of the Astrology Podcast

In the fifth episode of the podcast Chris and Patrick discuss the 2012 presidential election in retrospect, and some of the things that astrologers learned from it in terms of which techniques worked, and which didn’t. They also discuss some other notable events that occurred in the past few months since the last episode of […]

The Astrology of the 2012 Presidential Election

In the fourth episode of the podcast Patrick Watson of The Political Astrology Blog joins me to discuss the astrology of the 2012 presidential election in the United States. During the course of the show Patrick and I discuss topics such as the different astrological approaches to predicting the outcome of the election, the approach […]

The Definition of “Astrologer” with Nick Dagan Best

In the third episode of the podcast Nick Dagan Best and I discuss the definition of the word “astrologer”, and talk about the pros and cons of some of the different ways that people define the term. The central question is what does it take to be considered an astrologer?  Should the term “astrologer” only […]

Ben Dykes on Electional Astrology

In the second episode of The Astrology Podcast I interview Dr. Benjamin Dykes about his new book on electional astrology, titled Choices and Inceptions: Traditional Electional Astrology. Ben is one of the leading authorities in the world today on the subject of Medieval astrology. His new book is a compilation of translations of several Medieval […]

The First Episode of the Astrology Podcast

The first episode of the astrology podcast has been released!  You can download the MP3 or stream it right from the website at the bottom of this post. Since this is the first episode I went ahead and introduced myself, and then spent the rest of the time discussing my plans for the show, in […]