#478 Louis P Horton, sea captain cum taxi driver


Little was found on Mr. Horton, and that was from the archives the New Yorker Magazine  October 28,  1939 volume 15 issue #2.   It seems they were doing "slice of life" stories and Marc Jones must have been entranced by the various people they interviewed.  As for the Captain, he is a rather askew … Continue reading #478 Louis P Horton, sea captain cum taxi driver

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Update on Brett Kavanaugh for Scotus


The chart attached is Brett's rectified chart to Monday 12 noon when the hearings resume and when Christine Basely Ford is supposed to appear before the Senate. She is now calling for a full FBI investigation into her charges. She is not calling for DoJ, because she realizes that an FBI investigation will take forever … Continue reading Update on Brett Kavanaugh for Scotus

#550 Jesse Louis Lasky + Paramount Pictures


Jesse Louis Lasky was born on September 13, 1880 per Marc Jones in San Francisco, but he cites no time. Astro.com has two rectifications.  One at 3:15 PM and the other at 3:30.  We are adding a third, our 5:30 PM. We have his ascendant as 05.45 Pisces that gives him the symbol of a … Continue reading #550 Jesse Louis Lasky + Paramount Pictures

Deciding on Paul J. Manafort, jr.


I don't know if 29 Gemini is his ascendant, but putting together all the various dates out there on his marriage, schooling and current legal problem it seems to work. The red transit outer chart is for today, August 18th  as the jury is hung and cannot come to a decision.  Also, the place is … Continue reading Deciding on Paul J. Manafort, jr.

Atari’s Pong + Ted Dabney


Ted Dabney (far left) stands in front of a Pong arcade machine in 1973 with (left to right) co-founder Nolan Bushnell, head of finance Fred Marincic, and the man credited with the idea for Pong, Allan Alcorn...from NPR News. Mr Dabney has a good chart for an engineer- lots of earth signs and little air … Continue reading Atari’s Pong + Ted Dabney

On the Lusitania, Elbert Hubbard


                                        Unravelling Hubbard and his legacy at Roycroft We will be tackling the various charts in Marc Jones's How to Learn Astrology by Marc Jones over the succeeding months.  You can read the whole book online … Continue reading On the Lusitania, Elbert Hubbard

de Givenchy succumbs to the 3rd Saturn return


  Hubert de Givenchy, the French couturier of  romantic elegance  for more than four decades, died on Saturday at his home outside Paris. He was 91. Philippe Venet, his longtime companion and a former couture designer, confirmed the death. de Givenchy had been the designer of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Grace Kelly and memorably Audrey Hepburn, … Continue reading de Givenchy succumbs to the 3rd Saturn return

#98 Stock Market Wizard: Roger Babson


"More people should learn to tell their dollars where to go instead of asking them where they went."  Roger Ward Babson, economist Mr. Babson is a  Splash temperament type with a fixed Cosmic Grand Cross in his chart making him very persistent with things.  We rectified his Ascendant to 10 Sagittarius,  giving him a noble … Continue reading #98 Stock Market Wizard: Roger Babson

Olympic Ralph Lauren


Ralph Lauren is a on a roll.  Last year he designed the first lady's dress for the inauguration.  This year he created the USA Olympic Team's couture (our header image is an illustration). Born Ralph Lifshitz in the Bronx, New York on October 14, 1939, he grew up there on Moshulu Parkway, itself a creation … Continue reading Olympic Ralph Lauren

#347 Henry Ford, making America great


Biography of an Industrialist Britannica vers. 11 is typically first-rate, giving more incisive information than the online watered down version, but sometimes, as in the industrialist Henry Ford, they leave you wanting, wondering how they ignored him as he was reaching his height when they started the edition in 1908. Instead for a brief biography, we … Continue reading #347 Henry Ford, making America great