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The astrology of L’Wren Scott

Lwren Scott

Dear readers – do not despair, I will soon be bringing you soothing words to calm your fears over the upcoming Grand Cross that is causing tabloid news to shiver around the globe.  But meanwhile I have been fascinated with the personage that was L’Wren Scott who took her own life last week. The birthchart of L’Wren Scott (born 4/28/1964 time unknown) shows someone who was born at the peak of the conjunction of Uranus to Pluto in 1964, with the Sun in Taurus.  The Uranus/Pluto conjunction presided over the […]

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The astrology of Dylan (Malone) Farrow and Woody Allen

Update: Dylan’s date of birth has been corrected since I first wrote this article, changing the analysis which is reflected in the edits below.   Dylan (now called Malone) Farrow has been in the news recently after an article about the various scandals surrounding Woody Allen appeared in Vanity Fair in November.  This article reports that Dylan was first molested at the age of seven, which from an astrologer’s perspective is the time of the first “Saturn Square,” when Saturn in the sky makes a square to Saturn in the […]

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The astrology of Paul Walker’s death

Actor Paul Walker died on November 30th when a 2005 Porsche Carrera he was riding in crashed into a light pole and burst into flames.  Walker was most noted for his role in the “Fast and Furious” franchise of vehicular-oriented action films so it is ironic that he died in an automobile accident. Automobiles are ruled by Mercury which is concerned with short journeys as opposed to plane rides to distant lands.  Mercury was important in Paul Walker’s chart in several ways: Mercury is the traditional ruler of Virgo (I […]

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Bikram Choudhury, the Hot Yoga guru, is in Hot Water

Bikram-Choudhury

Bikram Choudhury is no stranger to controversy.  Founder of Bikram Yoga, the 26-posture sequence that is performed in an environment of at least 105 degrees, Choudhury has been involved in several copyright infringement lawsuits and sexual harassment complaints.  In a discipline that for thousands of years has embraced the wide sharing of knowledge, Choudhury’s attempt to claim ownership over yoga poses has been controversial even in the world of American yoga which is admittedly more material in nature than in its native India.  Choudhury first came to the US at […]

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The Astrology of Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge

Prince William and Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, welcomed their baby boy into the world on July 22nd at 4:24 pm BST.  Will and Kate have been a fresh air for the British monarchy which has been plagued by scandal and crisis for an entire generation. The baby, who does not yet have a name, was born while the Sun was still in Cancer (at 29 degrees, 58 minutes).  You can’t get much closer to a Leo Sun without being there, and the symbology of the last degree is an […]

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The new British heir: an astrological view!

Update:  The heir is born!  4:24 pm GMT at the Full Moon!  Scorpio rising with an 8th house Sun of Power.  I will be writing more tomorrow morning so stay tuned. The world has been watching Prince William and Kate Middleton as they wait for the birth of their first child.  Kate went into labor this morning and it is likely that the new heir to the British throne will be born today, just after the Full Moon in Capricorn. If the baby is born before 4 pm GMT she […]

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RIP James Gandolfini

Gandolfini astrology

A birth certificate has just emerged for Edward Snowden, the NSA leaker, and I will be posting about that shortly.  photo credit: NY Times.  James Gandolfini died yesterday at the age of 51.  As an astrologer I am always drawn to the ages of people who are in the news:  51 (Chiron return), 29 (Saturn return), 41 (Uranus opposition), 62 (Uranus square).  The death of James Gandolfini at the age of 51 during his Chiron return is especially critical because Pluto opposed Chiron in his chart. Chiron is the planet […]

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The astrology of Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius is in jail right now awaiting trial for the Valentine’s Day shooting of his girlfriend, Veena Steenkampf.  Previously he rose to fame as the first double amputee to win a medal in an able bodied world track event. Pistorius is a Bionic Man as befits a transhuman athlete in the Aquarian Age – fitted with artificial limbs that some argue give him an unfair advantage over mere mortals.  (See my posts on Transhumanism here.) Pistorius was profiled in the New York Times last year in a piece that described him […]

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Jodie Foster opens up

On Facebook today I read both lavish praise and harsh criticism for Jodie Foster’s speech in which she finally opened up about what everyone already knew, that she was in a 20-year relationship with another woman, her “ex-partner in love but righteous soul sister in life, my confessor, ski buddy, consiglieri, [and] most beloved BFF of 20 years.” Ms. Foster has a few things going on in her chart: her Chiron return which occurs for everyone at around age 51 and which brings up old wounds so that they can […]

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