Pluto in Leo

A Saturn Return Success Story

Saturn Return success stories are always preceded by a prolonged phase of obsessive work, self-doubt, rejection, and fluctuating finances. You could vary the ratios and throw in a toothache or sore neck but that’s the sum of it. But with persistence, the results can be unbelievable. Oxygene, Jean-Michel Jarre’s super-influential electronic album, emerged from his Saturn Return in 1976. He made it in a makeshift kitchen studio, with salvaged second-hand …

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Astrology and The Black Supermodels – Part 2

After the ultra-Neptunian Donyale Luna (Astrology and The Black Supermodels Part 1) broke the barrier, Naomi Sims hurtled straight after her and into the American public eye. She was born in the post-World War 1 baby boom, an Aries with Mars, Saturn + Pluto conjunct in Leo and Jupiter in Sagittarius. A trio of linked Fire sign features like this is called a Grand Fire Trine. People who are born …

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Sun square Pluto

A Scorpiological Case Study

Scorpiology should be a subject. In 1973, the sculptor Richard Serra made a short video called Television Delivers People. How prescient was this?! He talked of it as a corporate control tactic to maintain the status quo. He’s 81 now, approaching his Uranus Return. I’d like to know his thoughts on today’s data harvesting and The Algorithm. Serra is also scorped up to the max: Sun in Scorpio square Pluto …

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Sweat Your Prayers

 “Put your body in motion and your psyche will heal itself.” Somehow, i got this far without having heard of Gabrielle Roth. An Aquarius, born right at the start of Pluto in Leo (thus a proto boomer and expressing the best of that generation’s ideals) she was a dancer, musician, shaman, activist, healer. Sweat your prayers, she said. “Our soul, our true self, is the most mysterious, essential, and magical …

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Is Uranus Conjunct Eris Awakening Generation X?

Could Uranus conjunct Eris be the awakening of a new Generation X sensibility? Mystic responds to a Pluto in Virgo person who certainly hopes that it is. Hi Mystic, I have been eyeing the upcoming (really, already in orb) conjunction of Eris and Uranus and prognosticating on all that will likely entail and decided to have a look at my chart because I’m really feeling this one.  I found something …

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David Bowie Was The Ultimate Uranian

David Bowie Astrology Notes. David Bowie going is SO sad. In a world where words like “iconic” get tossed around, he really was. Many artists can endure and many are stunningly original. To manage both is extremely rare. Bowie was niche and mainstream, always ahead of the Zeitgeist. Maybe he WAS the Zeitgeist. This list of his (according to one source) 24 best songs illustrates the crazy extent of his reach.  …

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