#66 Actress Wendy Barrie was a relation


She was born Margeurite Wendy Jenkins in Hong Kong on April 18, 1912 to an Irish barrister and his wife, Sophia, who had been actress in Yiddish vaudeville. When she decided to follow her mother footsteps on the British stage, she adopted the name Wendy Barrie in homage of her godfather, J. M. Barrie, the author of Peter Pan. Despite the connection, she is not … Continue reading #66 Actress Wendy Barrie was a relation

France’s Secret Bluebeard: Henri Landru


This update on #545 — The tale of a modern Bluebeard — and is from the UK Spectator, December 8, 2018 edition. The book review by Zoe Apostides “Vanished without a Trace” comments that the Landru trial was France’s response to the English Jack the Ripper, except the London police never apprehended Jack.  Richard Tomlinson the author of Landru’s Secret, documents Landru’s journey from penning … Continue reading France’s Secret Bluebeard: Henri Landru

Bicycling Julius “Nicky” Arnstein


He was born Julius Wilford Arndstein in Norway on July 1, 1879, the son of a German Jew named Moses Arndstein and his Dutch wife, Thekla Van Shaw¹.   They came to the United States when he was an infant and received a good education and worked as a contractor for a time. But Nick was like French Charlie; he quickly became bored. Only certain women … Continue reading Bicycling Julius “Nicky” Arnstein

Child Murderer Albert Vincent Dyer, did he do it?


This is the data from Elbert Zain’s book. He felt strongly that Dyer did it. Maybe but we felt that the time was off and rectified it to 8:30 that morning and got this. Dyer has a fixed trine in his chart and mutable cosmic cross. If you look at the aspectarian below you will notice he has few squares making this a weak chart. … Continue reading Child Murderer Albert Vincent Dyer, did he do it?

Larry Gerard Nassar, Osteopath


This is has been rectified to 09 Libra.  Interestingly, his chart does not make the “power zone” criteria that Michel Gauquelin set forth for medical doctors and scientists but does for politicians as his Moon is right at the Midheaven at the Culminating Degree. Dr. Nassar received his osteopathic medicine degree from Michigan State University in 1993 and completed his family practice residency at St. … Continue reading Larry Gerard Nassar, Osteopath

The daring do of the Robber from Zutphen


This chart comes from Alan Leo in his November 1909 magazine. He notes that Saturn is at 01 Cancer right near the Ascendant at 08 on the cusp of the second house of resources. Since it is in its fall, we wonder does that mean that appropriating others resources will be their calling and not working hard at making their own? Perhaps, particularly as it … Continue reading The daring do of the Robber from Zutphen

No Name Maddox ala Charles Manson


Charles Manson, one of the most notorious murderers of the 20th century, who was very likely the most culturally persistent and perhaps also the most inscrutable, died on Sunday in a hospital in Kern County, Calif., north of Los Angeles. He was 83 and had been behind bars for most of his life. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced his death in a … Continue reading No Name Maddox ala Charles Manson

On the Thames: Rotherhithe Murder


On a modern note, Black Moon Lilith is in the Eighth House of sexual adventure for the accident chart and opposite Neptune in the second house.  It would seem that money interchange was the issue for the murderer and he was outraged that he would have to pay for these services. The Part of Fortune, Leo 28, gets an the symbol of “friends shaking hands” … Continue reading On the Thames: Rotherhithe Murder

DC shooter: James Hodgkinson from Belleville


Who is he? The DC shooter, Jim Hodgkinson, like Reality Winner who also came into the news this week, is a Bernie Sanders Supporter  upset over the Trump triumph in November.  He was also a member  a group called “Terminate the Republican Party,”  and his  social media pages reveal intense hatred for President Trump and Republicans.  It has since been taken down by FaceBook. Hodgkinson wounded … Continue reading DC shooter: James Hodgkinson from Belleville