Capricorn: Seeing in the Dark of the Moon

Dear Friend and Reader: We are approaching a Capricorn New Moon Saturday morning that I would classify as a “big chart.” I say this for many reasons, with much experience; the first reason being that we are in our first [Northern Hemisphere winter] solstice season with Pluto at 1 degree of Capricorn. This puts Pluto … Read more

The Art of What? And a Big Full Moon

As part of our commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Planet Waves, we’re reprinting what I consider to be the first-ever Planet Waves essay, called “Astrology as the Art of Bullshit.” It was written in Munich the spring of 1998, more than six months before went on the air. I was in an email … Read more

The Great Attractor (and our 10th Anniversary)

Are you enjoying getting toasted, warped and pushed by all this edgy Sagittarius energy? The Sun is not only conjunct Mars in Sagg, which would be more than enough to give you a dark tan indoors on a cloudy day. Both are at this moment magnifying the most potent source of electromagnetic radiation in the … Read more

Weekly Horoscope for Friday, November 28, 2008

Weekly Horoscope for Friday, November 28, 2008, #742 – By ERIC FRANCIS Aries (March 20-April 19) As you enter a phase of your life where achievement becomes the thing you reach for and finally attain, remember that you don’t matter quite as much without the people around you. Indeed, you may not matter at all. … Read more

Cheney, Gonzales indicted in Texas

Dear Friend and Reader: Dick Cheney and Alberto Gonzales were indicted by a Texas grand jury on Tuesday. Cheney, who has up to $85 million invested in a company that owns private, for-profit prisons, is accused of profiteering off of federal contracts, and also of prisoner abuse at one of the facilities. The grand jury … Read more

Letting Go of Fear

Weekly Horoscope for Friday, November 14, 2008, #740 – By ERIC FRANCIS Aries (March 20-April 19) There is little point getting ahead in life if you feel that others are more likely to take from than to give to you. You might feel your own gains are small compared to those around you, but you … Read more

The Branching of the Road

Dear Friend and Reader: FINALLY ON WEDNESDAY night, I got it: Barack Obama won the presidency, and I felt my first wave of euphoria. I have learned to shun that particular feeling when involving myself with politics, perhaps wanting to avoid disappointment or maybe, as a kind of warrior, refusing to let my guard down … Read more

Abandon Hope. Start the Revolution

Dear Friend and Reader: I FORGOT TO mention that the local Republicans moved in downstairs from my erotic art studio. All summer long it was supposed to become a sports bar, but thankfully that didn’t quite work out. About a week later, the space was rented to a bunch of people running for county office … Read more

Barack Obama and the Sword of Damocles

Dear Friend and Reader: A COUPLE OF weeks ago, someone introduced me to Gerald Celente, the internationally renowned trends analyst. Celente has an office around the corner from my studio in uptown Kingston, NY. “His job [is] to see the future and understand how the issues and events of today will determine the trends of … Read more

The Chart that Sold the World

Dear Friend and Reader: I AM ONE of those people who wonders what else is going on in the news when one story dominates everything. With the ongoing economic volatility and the presidential election coming to a crest, we’re missing plenty. For example, a federal judge in Lincoln, Nebraska has thrown out the lawsuit against … Read more