Pallas K Augustine is an astrologer, thinker, teacher and scholar witch based in Victoria British Columbia. She joined TBA for a rollicking conversation based on finding spiritual nourishment in higher education, We also talked about finding the sacred sites in nature while growing up on the plains of North America. We threw in some Jupiter in Capricorn talk for good measure
Find Pallas: http://nineofwands.com/ & www.Spicaschool.com
Titter: @nineofwands and IG: @kastricks
Shakirah Tabourn is an astrologer, author, organizer, as well as the Founder and Editor In Chief of NFLUX magazine. Kirah is a sparkling voice in the broad world of upcoming astrologers. Kirah was nice enough to join the podcast to discuss Bernie Sanders' birth chart.
Bernie Sanders: 8 September 1941, Brooklyn Heights, NY no birth time available. https://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Sanders,_Bernie
Find Kirah at:
Twitter/Venmo/IG handle - @thestrology
Adam Elenbaas is a professional astrologer, author and the founder of the Nightlight Astrology School. Adam holds an MA and MFA in English and Creative Writing. Adam is also a foundational member of the current astrological community. Adam agreed to join the show to discuss the nativity of a larger than life figure - the 45th POTUS Donald J Trump.
Donald Trump: 14 Jun 1946 10:54AM Queens, NY
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Patrick Watson joined TBA to discuss the birth chart of Julian Castro a candidate for the democratic nomination for President of the United States. Patrick is learned practitioner of traditional astrological methods and is also the individual who uncovered Castro's birth time for Astro.com's data base. If you're interested in learning more about how to apply Zodiacal Releasing please tune in. Patrick puts on a masters class.
Julian Castro: 16 September 1974 2:40AM in San Antonio, TX - https://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Castro,_Julián
Find Patrick @pwatsonastro at:
https://patrickwatsonastrology.com/ - https://www.patreon.com/patrickwatsonastrologer - https://www.youtube.com/c/patrickwatsonastrologer
Arthur Lipp-Bonewits is a Tarot reader, astrologer, angel medium, psychic and half of the Birds Eye Astrology Podcast. Arthur joined the pod to discuss the birth chart of Cory Booker who currently serves as the Junior Senator from New Jersey and a candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for president of the United States. Arthur proved to be a tour de force discussing psychic readings, angel mediumship, magical practitioners on the autism spectrum, as well as his new venture performing group rituals focused on individual daemons.
Arthur looked at Booker's chart using his style of Zodiacal Releasing. For those learning to apply ZR in their personal practice buckle-up we're taking a deep dive.
Find Arthur ar:
Twitter - @lipandbone
Instagram - @Readingsbyarthur
Flow Chart Referenced: https://patrickwatsonastrology.com/
Alice Bolen is an astrologer and student of Classical Osteopathy. Alice was raised in rural Ontario and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. Alice writes extended horoscopes for Vice's Astrology app Astro Guide. Alice did an expert job walking the pod through Elizabeth Warren's nativity. Find out why Liz is in for a big year - selfie line and all.
Find Alice at: @lobotomy
Serina Jones joined the show to discuss the birth chart of Tulsi Gabbard. Serina is an established astrologer and clinical counseling student. Serina was recently certified by the Nightlight Astrology School though she has been a student of astrology for many years. Serina keenly dug into the feisty Gabbard's chart. The news cycle has already caught up to many of the observations Sarina brought up when the pod was taped.
Find Serina at https://www.mercuryrisingastrology.com/
Burgeoning astrologer Alexis Duong joined TBA to look at presidential candidate Marianne Williamson's birth chart. It was a wonderful discussion. Alexis brought some much needed youth to the TBA lineup as well as some firey Aries energy. Hopefully listeners have as much fun as we did taping it! Marreanne Williams was born on 8 July 1952 in Houston TX at 3:53 AM https://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Williamson,_Marianne Check out Alexis at: Twitter: @ayyriestrology Tumblr: @ayyries Youtube: Ayyries Astrology https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX-b8_sBIpXoozmYvmSicdQ/featured
In breaking down Yang's chart Amy displayed deft skill with a birth chat as well as an advanced understanding of applying the omens of the chart to the native's life.
Find Amy at: https://amygreensastrology.com/
Andrew Yang was born 13 January 1975 at 6:20AM in Schenectady, New York
Find Yang's chart at: https://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Yang,_Andrew
Jason Kei aka Uncle Jason in Funemployed joined TBA to discuss all kinds of sweet sh*t. Jason is a cartomancer, astrologer and all manners of gritty, authentic woo. His explanation of methods of spiritual hygiene practice should not be missed! Find Jason on Twitter: @jaysunkei
@Gimelresh - Gabe Rosas - joined TBA to kick off a series looking at the candidates for President of The United States. In the pod we get to know Gabe then use Biden's chart to discuss his life and political aspirations. Please pull up the chart form the link below to follow along.
Joe Biden: 11/20/1942 8:30AM in Scranton, Pennsylvania - A
Find Gabe on Twitter @gimelresh before he finds you first;)
Kelsey Tortorice is the Managing Director and a founder of Inner Sense Healing Cooperative in Chicago, IL. Kelsey is also a music teacher, Reiki practitioner and astrologer. Kelsey and Kipp discussed busy summers, starting a non-profit and kick-starting an astrology practice.
The magical Catherine (Cat) Grubb joined TBA for a great, wide-ranging and earnest conversation. Cat and Kipp discussed their mutual admiration for their teacher Adam Elenbaas. Then the duo talked about Cat's paper discussing astrology as a stellar divination. The episode ends with Cat doing their best to help Kipp use pronouns the correct way, why it makes people feel included to try and how great it was to have people place their pronouns on their name tags at NORWAC. @occultproblems on twitter
Starry-teller "Gemini" Brett Joseph joined TBA during July's full Moon eclipse. Brett led and in-depth discussion on the Earth's Moon including a bunch of fascinating circumstances surrounding it. We also discussed eclipses, conspiracies and generally had a bang up time.
Check out Brett: https://geminibrett.com/
Minneapolis based astrologer Shawn Nygaard joined the pod for a discussion of archetypal astrology. The conversation included his astrological starting point, his talk at NORWAC on the sixth house, the Jupiter-Uranus cycle and much more.
Shawn has spoken at a number of astrology conferences. He is one of astrology's most givers of presentation. This was a great chat.
Please find Shawn at:
LA based astrologer, musician and coffee-jock Matthew Williams joins TBA to discuss his project helping astrologers exchange readings. Matthew and Kipp also talked about the LA food scene, NORWAC, horary and electional astrology vs. natal astrology, lyme disease, and how to move to Wisconsin without becoming an alcoholic.
Find Matthew at: @worstofthewurst on the twitter machine
Diana Rose Harper joins the show for a continuation of our conversation about the devil's poker deck. In this episode Diana we begin a three part series discussing the intersection of Tarot and Astrology. We start with Pentacles/Earth & Cups/Water.
Please find Diana at: https://ddamascenaa.com/links
Meredith and Kipp discuss eclipses. Special emphasis is placed on the two whoppers coming up in July 2019. Special guests include Mars, Saturn, and Pluto. Also featuring the Sun, Moon, Capricorn and Cancer. The duo also goes through a couple celebrity charts including the current head of state in the US.
The third and final addition of the TBA Book Club Kipp and Meredith complete their discussion of Cosmos and Psyche. The book wraps up with a thorough look at the Uranus-Jupiter and Saturn-Neptune cycles. Aspect points that can trigger substantial events especially then coinciding with other outer planet transits.
Meredith and Kipp start out the pod discussing what events brought astrology into their lives. Then the duo discuss bias in astrology focusing in part on the predictions for the 2016 presidential election.
Meredith and Kipp discuss attending astrology conferences using the recent Northwest Astrological Conference (NORWAC) as a back drop. Kipp attended, gives lots of shout-outs and goes through all of the lectures he attended. The lectures included a large dose of Neptune talk. Then the duo gives Elizabeth Warren's nativity a thorough working over.
Meredith and Kipp tackle the second third of Richard Tarnas' magnum opus Cosmos and Psyche. Hard aspect of Uranus Pluto and Pluto Saturn.
The January 2020 Saturn Pluto conjunction and the 20-teens Pluto Uranus square come up often as the dup examines the effects and potential of both.
Meredith and Kipp pull up the chart of a couple of astrology skeptics. We know what they say about the stars. What do the stars say about them? Meredith breaks down her first childhood crush Bill Nye. Kipp looks at the verbose Mike Pesca. Then South Node of the Moon and Saturn will be conjoined throughout the ENTIRE 2019 summer. The duo look at the past 100 years of similar conjunctions. The Gist on Astrology: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/12/maria-konnikova-on-the-history-and-and-invalidity-of-astrology.html
Meredith sits down with her client Savannah in the first pod directed to her work with the astrology of dreams and dreaming. In her dream, Savannah receives a compassionate but fiery message about a past life and a potential future incarnation from one of her best friends. Days after Savannah had the dream, she found out that her friend had unexpectedly died the morning of the day the dream occurred.
Diana Rose Harper is a professional Tarot reader who incorporates astrology into her consultations. In the pod we discuss Diana's recent move from Chicago to rural Vermont. Diana then shares her love of Tarot as well as Tarot's functions as a divinatory practice. Find Diana at: https://ddamascenaa.com/ https://www.facebook.com/ddamascenaa/ https://www.instagram.com/ddamascenaa/ https://twitter.com/ddamascenaa
In the pod Kipp and Giulio discuss Steiner, Seattle and using the initial Saturn square chart as an omen for determining the native's life.
Chiron is a "newly" discovered "planet" who Meredith is smitten with. The TBA crew addressed the limping centaur in astrology covering the mythology behind the symbolism. Meredith then goes through the signs applying Chrion to each.
Moon Rabbit stops by the podcast again to discuss Queer Astrology and the journey the LGBTQ community has undergone in the last four decades and where it stands today. Moon shares some personal stories and discusses using inclusive astrological language with Meredith. Moon also gives information about her new book entitled: "Star Sisters: An Astrologer's Memoir of Twin Loss" which will launch on June 15, 2019.
Moon Rabbit: https://astrologybymoonrabbit.com/
Cosmos and Psyche by Richard Tarnas, PHD is a masterpiece and modern astrological cornerstone. This is the first episode in a series of three on Cosmos and Psyche for the TBA Book Club. Our breakdown of the book(s) should be great. We'd also love for you to grab a copy and join!
Astrologer Patrick Watson joins Kipp of the basement astrologers to discuss the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Kipp and Patrick go through the ten planets and assign a character to each using the hero's characteristics and the actors' charts to lead the way.
Topics: Avengers Infinity Wars; Black Panther; Thor; Captain America; Captain Marvel; Hulk; Thanos; Guardians of the Galaxy; Doctor Strange; Endgame.
Meredith sits down with friend and colleague Natalie Fowler. They share ghost stories and tell the tale of how they came to work together with clients offering joint readings that combine astrology with Natalie's psychic gifts.
Happy Thors-giving. Meredith and Kipp rejoice in all things Jupiter. Thor is a Jupitarian Deity. Thor's day is Thursday which is also Jupiter's day. In the US Thanksgiving falls on the firsts Thors-day after the Sun ingresses into Sagittarius a sign ruled by Jupiter. On Thanksgiving we celebrate bounty by gathering together and feasting - a very Jupitarian event. With Jupiter recently ingressing into Sagittarius it just made too much sense. JUPITER!
Kipp and Meredith discuss her trip to the Organization of Professional Astrologers (OPA) retreat and her study of astronomy for astrology the solar weather including the ingresses of Jupiter, Venus, Mars and the Nodes and the impact on the world. Finally we look at a prominent chart for some closing discussion.
TBA records during the Mars retrograde eclipse. Meredith is overwhelmed and re-considers here view on eclipses; there is a discussion of what it's like to start and astro-practice; and then Kipp and Meredith go through the 12 signs and create musical playlists.
TBA has its first guest!! Moon Zlotnick aka Moon Rabbit has been practicing astrology in the Twin Cities since the 70's. We discussed her development of death charts after using the time of her twin sister's death to create a chart provided Moon solace in her time of morning. Astrology readings at the Renaissance Festival, having a metaphysical bookshop firebombed in the 80's and more! www.astrologybymoonrabbit.com
The eclipses are coming the eclipses are coming! 7/12/18, 7/27/18 and 8/11/18 with special guests Mars retrograde and Pluto!! Also, Kipp throwing out some pop culture examples of the synodic cycles of Jupiter and the Sun using Thor from Avengers Infinity Wars and Kylo Ren from Star Wars The Last Jedi as base texts.
Meredith and Kipp discuss the summer where all the planets go backwards. Then they through this fall's Venus retrograde in for good measure. Mars, Mercury, Uranus, Jupiter, Neptune, Pluto and Venus. What does it mean when a planet goes retrograde? How often does it happen? The conversation rounds out with Meredith bringing up her newest passion - out of bounds planets.
TBA 8 breaks down Mercury, Gemini, the conjunction of the sun and the moon. Kipp channels his Gemini ascendant and provides a data rich talk on the Gemini New Moon. Lots of GREAT examples of Gemini dominant individuals and applying the New Moon.
Meredith helps Kipp record a new moon lecture for Taurus. This episode focusses on Venus and Taurus. Also discussed: the Sun, the Moon, Mars entering Aquarius, Uranus entering Taurus, the Mars Aquarius square, Aquarius in Taurus and setting intention with the new moon. email@example.com.
Kipp and Meredith discuss the Princess Bride using astrology. 10 characters from the movie are matched to 10 planets - Sun, Mercury, Venus, Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. As well as 10 nodal axis.
The second episode of The Basement Astrologers features Kipp and Meredith jumping into the deep end of the pool and discussing how astrology works. Topics include: how astrology makes meaning, how signifiers a represented in space and time, and how Kipp and Meredith's views on these topics meet in the real world.