Pick the Topic of My Hypothetical ISAR Talk and Win a Free Horary!

July 18, 2016 Patrick Watson 4

So...say I hypothetically have a hypothetical chance of hypothetically speaking at the ISAR conference this October, hypothetically. I'd love to know what you'd like me to hypothetically talk about! Comment on the blog, on my Facebook page or my Twitter and I will totally consider your hypothetical suggestions. The person who gives me the winning…

What Astrology Would Be Like If Millennials Invented (Ruined) It

July 15, 2016 Patrick Watson 5

I was recently struck by a statement made by astrologer Samuel F. Reynolds in his "To Unlock Astrology", a draft of a manifesto for a new Humanist astrology. Although astrology has been a global project, it’s not been a project free of power plays and assertions. For starters, the names we use for the planets and…

Tim Kaine’s Birth Time Discovered

July 1, 2016 Patrick Watson 28

I got Tim Kaine's birth time! 'Who dat be?' you ask. Well, he be a US Senator from Virginia, former Virginia governor and former chairman of the DNC. So, y'know, a slouch. He's the guy who looks like a jolly uncle version of Joe McCarthy if he had gotten the Ted Cruz botoxed out of…

Overcombing and Hilling Rays: 2016 US Election Prediction

June 21, 2016 Patrick Watson 10

Welp. We're finally here. The lights are dimming, letting everyone know to come to their seats because the show is about to start. Obama is outtie, and the job is now up to Hillary "Whoop-De-Doo" Clinton or Donald "You Gotta Be Fucking Kidding Me" Trump. Let the unmanageable dumpster fire commence. I have mixed feelings…

Punching Fate in the Balls: 5 Tips For Longer Lasting Elections

May 10, 2016 Patrick Watson 0

So, you've decided you're done with this fate shit and you're ready to risk tempting the wrath of the powers that be by defying the cosmic order and taking matters into your own grubby Tinder-swiping Trumpstubs. Welcome to electional astrology, where you can punch fate right in the balls. Of its face. You can find…

Why the Quincunx Aspect is a Load of Codswallop

January 23, 2016 Patrick Watson 8

Quincunxes are good at making you cringe and getting a high score at Scrabble, and that's about the end of the 'pro-' list. Otherwise, the so-called quincunx aspect is a load of codswallop. It's a 150° separation between two points, and it's a bucket of balderdash. It's also called 'inconjunct', and it's a sack of…

5 Lifehacks Every Astrologer Should Know

January 4, 2016 Patrick Watson 5

I realize the lifehack to this lifehack list is basically "Use an ephemeris or astrology software". But even I, as someone from the tech-addled millennial generation can recognize the value of not exporting all brain functions to software and apps. There are some ways in which making quick calculations in your head enable you to…

How Horary Astrology Could Resolve the House System Debate

December 1, 2015 Patrick Watson 5

Trigger Warning: This article addresses unpopular perspectives regarding house systems. Acquire the emboldening genitals relative to your gender identity and read on. The Houses of Babel Recently there has been a lot of discussion and debate about house systems within the astrological community online. As I hope you know, houses are divisions of the zodiac…