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10 Tips For Learning Astrology
October 19, 2007 – 3:23 am | 62 Comments

So you want to learn about astrology? Not the generalized Sun-sign stuff that you find in newspapers and magazines, but serious astrology. The advanced type where you can actually determine specific information about a person’s life through the observation of the planets and other celestial phenomena. Here are some tips to help you get started.

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The History Channel Airs an Episode on Astrology
May 17, 2015 – 1:06 pm | 10 Comments
The History Channel Airs an Episode on Astrology

Yesterday the History Channel aired an hour-long episode of its series The Universe: Ancient Mysteries Solved that focused entirely on astrology.
The episode was not so much about the history of astrology as it was on …

Astrotheme Untrustworthy for Birth Times?
January 28, 2015 – 11:33 am | 24 Comments
Astrotheme Untrustworthy for Birth Times?

One of the challenges with western astrology is that it requires an accurate birth time in order to calculate a complete horoscope or birth chart for a person. Astrologers often like to use the charts …

New Podcast on Astrology
February 13, 2014 – 1:22 pm | 2 Comments
New Podcast on Astrology

About a year and a half ago I started a new podcast on astrology called The Astrology Podcast.
The purpose of the show is to have discussions about technical, historical and philosophical topics related to astrology.
On …

Astrological Conferences in 2013
March 7, 2013 – 2:41 pm | 2 Comments
Astrological Conferences in 2013

There are several major astrological conferences taking place in 2013, and I thought that it would be a good idea to compile a list of them for those who might be interested in attending.
Conferences play …

New Online Course on Electional Astrology
January 10, 2013 – 3:44 pm | No Comment
New Online Course on Electional Astrology

I’m pleased to announce the launch of my new online course on electional astrology!
The course has been in development over the past few years, and I finally got some time to finish it this month.
Electional …

United Astrology Conference 2012 Recap
July 5, 2012 – 7:42 am | 2 Comments
United Astrology Conference 2012 Recap

The eighth United Astrology Conference, otherwise known as UAC, took place in New Orleans from May 24-29, 2012.
The conference was wildly successful, although it was such an intense week that many attendees were kind of …

Mountain Astrologer Features Hellenistic Astrology
June 2, 2012 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Mountain Astrologer Features Hellenistic Astrology

The latest issue of The Mountain Astrologer magazine features part 2 of my series titled An Introduction to Hellenistic Astrology.
In the first part of the series, which appeared earlier this year in the February/March issue, …

United Astrology Conference to Take Place in May
March 19, 2012 – 5:54 am | No Comment
United Astrology Conference to Take Place in May

The United Astrology Conference, otherwise known as UAC, is set to take place in New Orleans just two months from now, from May 24-29, 2012.
UAC only takes place every few years, when all of the …

New Astrology Blogs Page on Reddit
November 9, 2011 – 11:42 am | One Comment
New Astrology Blogs Page on Reddit

The astrology blogging community has grown so much in the past few years that I find it kind of difficult to keep up with what everyone is doing.  It is hard to sort through all …

Interview with Danny Buday, Director of Five Star Day
November 2, 2011 – 11:23 pm | 4 Comments
Interview with Danny Buday, Director of Five Star Day

Last year I heard that a new astrology-themed movie called Five Star Day had recently premiered at a film festival in California, and I’m pleased to announce that the movie finally opened in theaters today.
In …

New Blog on Saturn Returns
November 2, 2011 – 5:51 am | No Comment
New Blog on Saturn Returns

I recently launched a new blog dedicated to Saturn returns called Saturn Return Stories.
The purpose of the blog is to highlight real life stories about what happens when people go through their Saturn returns.
Most of …

Conference on Traditional Astrology in September
July 30, 2011 – 11:39 am | 3 Comments
Conference on Traditional Astrology in September

The American Federation of Astrologers is hosting a conference from September 22-24 titled Traditional Astrology in the 21st Century, In Honor of James H. Holden.  The main presenters at the conference are Benjamin Dykes, Demetra …

Julian Assange’s Birth Time Discovered by TMA
December 19, 2010 – 8:55 pm | 21 Comments
Julian Assange’s Birth Time Discovered by TMA

Over the past few weeks as the drama surrounding WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange has played out in the news, a different type of drama has unfolded within the astrological community as astrologers have …

Astrologer Asks Jon Stewart For His Birth Time
October 8, 2010 – 12:43 pm | 23 Comments
Astrologer Asks Jon Stewart For His Birth Time

A few days ago someone attended a filming of an episode of The Daily Show and asked Jon Stewart for his birth time.
Stewart mentioned the question on the show, and the clip has been doing …