#829 Max Schmeling the Black Uhlan of the Rhine


Marc Jones has Schmeling at a standard unknown time with no place, so we put in the Prenzlau location from Astro.com.  This chart is what we got. This is the time that Astro.com has for Schmeling 10:50 am.  The hour does not change Schmeling much, but it is a rectified time -- which we prefer … Continue reading #829 Max Schmeling the Black Uhlan of the Rhine

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#278 Eau de Dietrich


Our featured photo is of her and Cesare Romano in "The Devil is a Woman" directed by Josef von Sternberg. It was her favorite film because it made her look "beautiful."  You can watch it here and see if you agree. Marlene Dietrich, a German femme fatale, is also a mutable hourglass. Like Joseph Haydn, … Continue reading #278 Eau de Dietrich

#23 The last Empress of all the Russias: Alexandra


Empress Alexandra Feodorovna Romanov, Queen Victoria of England, Emperor Nicholas, Bolshevists, Capricorn 21, Cancer 29 Aries 24 Gemini 07 Part of Self-Undoing Part of Fortune Part of Treachery Part of Tragedy, Chiron Sagittarius 23 Gemini 13 Star Nunki Pelagus

#545 The tale of Henri Landru, a modern day Bluebeard


The Fairy Tale: "Bluebeard" (French: Barbe Bleue) is a French folktale, it's origin is unknown. The most famous version of Bluebeard was written by Charles Perrault and first published by Barbin Press of n 1697 in "Histoires ou contes du temps passé." You can read the 1895 version  here on Gutenberg. The French fairy tales … Continue reading #545 The tale of Henri Landru, a modern day Bluebeard

An Aussie Great: Don Bradman


Biograph: Donald George "Don" Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), is referred to as "The Don", and widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time. His career Test batting average of 99.94 is often cited as the greatest achievement by any sportsman in any sport. Sir Donald had a meteoric rise … Continue reading An Aussie Great: Don Bradman

Crowley’s Congenital Idiot


  Astrologer Evangeline Adams has this as her  first chart in the 1927 book, A Place in the Stars."  Aleister Crowley who helped her write the book at the end of her long life, also has it in his Compleat Works.    It is for an unknown woman whom they give the epithet, "Congenital Idiot" … Continue reading Crowley’s Congenital Idiot

Tobey Keith, This Cup’s to you, Bob Hulseman


Biograph: Robert Leo Hulseman was born on April 5, 1932, in Chicago. His father, Leo, founded Solo Cup in 1936; his mother was a singer who went by the name Dora Hall. As a teenager, he contracted polio, that affected the left side of his body and caused one leg to be shorter than the … Continue reading Tobey Keith, This Cup’s to you, Bob Hulseman