Richard Tarnas on Cosmos and Psyche

Episode 84 features an interview with Richard Tarnas about his book Cosmos and Psyche. This landmark book was released a decade ago, in 2006, and the purpose of this episode is to give an overview of the book, talk a bit about what went into writing it, as well as discuss some developments that have […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 Problems That Are Unique to Astrologers

In episode 50 Patrick Watson joins the show to talk about his list of 10 unique problems that only astrologers have. Some of the problems represent real issues regarding the perception of astrology in modern society, while others that are just humorous annoyances that astrology enthusiasts have to deal with from time to time. The […]

Venus Retrograde: Challenging Consensus

In the 39th episode of the show astrologer Nick Dagan Best joins me to talk about the phenomenon known as Venus retrograde, how it is defined, and what it means within the context of astrology. Nick is one of the leading experts on Venus retrograde periods, and during the course of the show explains how […]

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 […]