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 […]

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 […]

Prediction vs Forecasting & Cultural Acceptance

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 […]

Tips for Learning Astrology and Becoming an Astrologer

In this episode astrologer Kelly Surtees joins the show to talk about some tips for how to learn astrology and eventually become an astrologer. The discussion is partially based on an article I wrote years ago on my blog titled 10 tips for learning astrology. I wanted to return to the topic again in order […]

Astrology and Tarot: Professional Parallels

In the 21st episode of the show I talk with professional tarot card reader Brigit Esselmont of BiddyTarot.com about the parallels between the professional practice of astrology and tarot. A few months ago I listened to an interview that Brigit did on another podcast, and I was interested in her story about making the transition […]

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 […]