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Mercury and Neptune: Tall Tales, Fantasy Fiction and Fake News

In astrology, Mercury is the messenger planet of communication, calculation and language, logic and rationality, neutrality and impartiality. Neptune is the illusionist planet of spectacle and fantasy, all that is synthetic and virtual, glitzy and glamorous, dreamlike and nightmarish. Together, their interaction tracks the life cycle, evolution and complex of communal storytelling and irrationality, the […]

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The Sexy Sexagesimal Origins of Exaltation Degrees

Exaltation degrees are specific degrees of the zodiac where planets are said to be most exalted within the sign of their exaltation. They’ve fascinated astrologers over the centuries because it’s been such a tantalizing mystery about how and why such specific degrees would be noted as being particularly fortunate for each planet. I’ve recently discovered […]