Astrology Forecast and Favorable Dates for July 2016

Episode 81 of the podcast features a discussion about the astrological outlook for July of 2016, with astrologers Austin Coppock and Kelly Surtees. This month begins just after Mars stations direct in Scorpio after a long retrograde period, lunations in Cancer and Capricorn, the heliacal rising of Mercury and Venus in Leo, and Uranus stationing […]

Writing a Horoscope Column with Rick Levine

Episode 80 features an interview with astrologer Rick Levine about the process and techniques involved in writing a regular horoscope column using Sun-sign astrology. You can find out more information about Rick on his website at www.stariq.com. Below you will find the show notes, followed by links to download or stream the recording of this […]

Sexual Orientation and Astrology

Episode 79 of the podcast features a discussion with astrologer Christopher Renstrom about the recent debate in the astrological community over whether there are placements in a person’s birth chart that can indicate one’s sexual orientation. Christopher gave a talk at the second Queer Astrology Conference in 2015 titled “The Problem of the Gay Signature: […]

Astrology Forecast and Auspicious Dates for June 2016

Episode 78 of the podcast features a discussion about the astrological outlook for June of 2016, with astrologers Kelley Surtees and Austin Coppock. This month features the second of two exact Saturn-Neptune squares, transiting Mars stationing direct at 23 Scorpio, a mutable grand cross, and more. I also highlighted some auspicious dates for beginning different […]

The Nature and Value of Astrological Prediction

In episode 77 astrologer John Marchesella joins the show to talk about the value of astrological prediction, and what he has learned about the nature of astrology after practicing it for 40 years. John is the President of the National Council for Geocosmic Research, which is hosting a major astrological conference titled The Many Faces […]

Financial Astrology with Ray Merriman

Episode 76 of the podcast features an interview with astrologer Ray Merriman on the topic of financial astrology, including the use of astrology to time changes in financial markets. Ray is the President of the International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR), and he is one of the most well-known financial astrologers in the astrological community. […]

The Life and Work of Astrologer Maggie Nalbandian

In episode 75 guests Laura Nalbandian and Gary Lorentzen join the show in order to talk about the late astrologer Maggie Nalbandian, and her contributions to the astrological community. Maggie is primarily known for running a popular astrology bookstore in Seattle called Astrology et al, organizing the Northwest Astrological Conference starting in the 1980s, and […]

Astrology Forecast and Auspicious Dates for May 2016

Episode 74 features a discussion with Kelly Surtees and Austin Coppock about the major astrological alignments and forecast for May of 2016, as well as coverage of some of the most auspicious dates over the next few weeks, based on the principles of electional astrology. At the beginning of the episode we also had an […]

The Life and Work of Astrologer Demetra George

In episode 73 I talk with astrologer Demetra George about her life and career in the field of astrology, as part of a new series of biographical episodes. Demetra has been active in the astrological community for over 40 years, and is perhaps most well-known for her work on the astrological meaning of the asteroids, […]

Astrological Training, Certification, and Credentials

In episode 72 astrologer Anne Ortelee joins the show to talk about the process of becoming a professional astrologer, and specifically the pros and cons of becoming certified by the major astrological organizations as part of pursuing astrology as a vocation. Anne is the host of the Weekly Weather astrology podcast, and you can find […]