Love him or hate him, Here’s Alex Jones


We know little about Mr. Alexander Emrick Jones, but he sure does have a lot of oppositions. That's actually good in a SPLASH temperament like himself, these people do not work the "angles" they work the confrontations i.e. the people. We have no real time for Mr Jones but we feel that Virgo 11 fits … Continue reading Love him or hate him, Here’s Alex Jones

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#758 Eugene Gladstone O’Neill playwright


The Prelude: Eugene O'Neill was a famous American playwright and father in law to Charlie Chaplin via the latter's last wife Oona O'Neill. His father was a famous stage actor, James O'Neill, who met his mother, Mary Ellen (Ella) Quinlan, while travelling on tour through Ohio, though they had resettled there from New London, Connecticut … Continue reading #758 Eugene Gladstone O’Neill playwright

#143 William Bruce, i.e. Billy Bruce London singer


About a year ago, we put out a want ad for Billy Bruce.  This year, we found him, in London, England, but the year of his birth date is incorrect; it should be 1904 not 1903.  Otherwise all the house cusps that Marc Jones mentions in his book The Sabian Symbols fits using his Placidus … Continue reading #143 William Bruce, i.e. Billy Bruce London singer

Gary Busey is Back to the Future


Gary Busey playing Biff in Back to the Future is rather satirical, as he had a near death experience when he crashed a guard rail back in 1988. It made headline because he refused to wear a helmet and during the surgery to sew his head back together, the actor died on the operating table. … Continue reading Gary Busey is Back to the Future

On the air with Dan Ingram at WABC


“You talk for 10 seconds, the music plays, you’ve got nothing to do.” Here's an unrectified chart for Dan Ingram, a popular deejay in New York City.  The obit is from the New York Times but I must admit for a deejay a lot of planets in the twelfth does make sense.  Also, transpluto on … Continue reading On the air with Dan Ingram at WABC

Frankland’s Musician


William Frankland in his book, Investigative Astrology c. 1900, has this chart with the question of what is his problem?  He gives us some clues:  there is a kite configuration made of the opposition between Mercury and Uranus. He also lets us know that Jupiter is in its essential house of Pisces and Venus is … Continue reading Frankland’s Musician

The Cobra and Karel Appel


The Dutch artist Karel Appel,  died at the age of 85, famously declared that "If I paint like a barbarian, it's because we live in a barbarous age" - the sentiment of a man who had reached adulthood at the beginning of the second world war. Yet, like other members of that shortlived but celebrated … Continue reading The Cobra and Karel Appel

Flipping Milo Yiannopoulos


Yiannopoulos was born Milo Hanrahan in Kent in 1984 and grew up in a financially comfortable  family. He later adopted his beloved maternal Greek grandmother’s surname.  On Twitter, before he was permanently banned last July, he operated as @nero. After dropping out of two universities – Manchester and Cambridge – he wrote for the Catholic … Continue reading Flipping Milo Yiannopoulos

#51 First woman director-producer on Broadway – Margaret Anglin


She was born Mary Warren Anglin on april 3rd, 1876 in Ottawa, Ontario, & was the youngest of nine children of newspaper editor and politician Timothy Warren Anglin (1822–1896) by his second wife, Ellen MacTavish. She remembers being held by Oscar Wilde, a guest of her father, when she was six years old,  probably during … Continue reading #51 First woman director-producer on Broadway – Margaret Anglin

Mr Bernstein of Citizen Kane & Everett Sloane


Everett Sloane was in many movies in his career but he is best known as Mr. Bernstein in Orson Welles' Citizen Kane.  He was the eldest of three children born to Nathaniel Isadore Sloane, an insurance broker and cotton merchant, and  Rose Gerstein, from Boston on October 1, 1909.    We have rectified his ascendant … Continue reading Mr Bernstein of Citizen Kane & Everett Sloane