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SkyCode Horoscopes for November 13-19, 2017

Horoscopes to unlock the stars, not to be locked down by them. “Pretty hurts”   Three years ago, Beyoncé came out with “Pretty hurts.” The song moved me because, as a straight man, there’s not been much in my life with pop culture that highlights the cost of propping up the male gaze on what […]

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SkyCode Horoscopes for November 6-12, 2017 1

Horoscopes to unlock the stars, not to be locked down by them. “In Adversity”     Two planets, versatile Mercury and voluptuous Venus, dip into Zodiac signs where they’re considered in “detriment” this week. Planets in detriment are in signs opposite to the ones where they feel most at home. Mercury went into Sagittarius last […]


Murdering Zodiac Myths–Sagittarius, 1

MURDERING ZODIAC MYTHS A SERIES from DAR ALEXANDER   SAGITTARIUS Sagittarius KNOWS EVERYTHING. The End. Uh, wrong track. Ah, the saaaaage — accepting, generous, easy-going and wonderfully OPEN… …The bleep is that tape yapping on about? Oh, a zodiac zealot dropped it in for daily keyword-prayers. TWANK! Harsher and more judgmental than her wrongfully reviled predecessor, Scorpio… […]


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SkyCode Horoscopes for the week of October 30-November 5, 2017

Horoscopes to unlock the stars, not to be locked down by them. “The Pierced Veil”     One of my favorite renditions of “Amazing Grace” is this one by Ani DiFranco. (How could it be otherwise for this old Baptist minister cum progressive Muslim Stoic-Sufi?) I love that she includes a sound byte of the […]


SkyScript Horoscopes for the week of October 23-29, 2017 1

Horoscopes to unlock the stars, not to be locked down by them. “Oh Lucky Day!”  For a simple word, luck is a way more difficult concept. I hear the word often because there’s the expectation that astrology and other “occult” arts can help you improve your luck. Heck, it took years for people to stop […]

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Murdering Zodiac Myths–Gemini, 2 1

MURDERING ZODIAC MYTHS A SERIES from DAR ALEXANDER   GEMINI Part 2 I’m still chewin’ on Part 1 “I am the clown with the tear-away face Here in a flash and gone without a trace.” Is Gemini truthful? Can Gemini be trusted? Of all the signs, he’s the one forced to wear the stigma-stamp of insincerity. Before […]


SkyCode Horoscopes for October 16-22, 2017

Horoscopes to unlock the stars, not to be locked down by them. “Balancing Act”    Thursday’s new moon happens in the last four degrees of Libra, nearing the end of the first third of autumn. Fleet-footed Mercury would have already entered Scorpio on Tuesday. Mars closes out the week by tipping into Libra on Sunday. […]

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SkyCode Horoscopes for October 9-15, 2017 1

Horoscopes to unlock the stars, not to be locked down by them. “Jupiter in Scorpio: The Eagle of God”      Imagine you’re an eagle flying high in the sky with the Sun at your back and a prairie full of delicious prey bounding about below. To those below, you’re a backlit ominous shadow in […]


Murdering Zodiac Myths–Gemini, 1 1

MURDERING ZODIAC MYTHS A SERIES from DAR ALEXANDER   GEMINI Mmmmm… Brains. Please, let me nip, nip, nip at your brains. Chewing isn’t half as delightful as seeing you squirm… writhe. Wiggle. SQUEAL — ah! That’s interesting. Let me do that again. If you want someone to eat your brains and smile over your pain, call up […]


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SkyCode Horoscopes for October 2-8, 2017

Horoscopes to unlock the stars, not to be locked down by them. “Keeping The Balance”    I know: many associate Libra and the autumnal equinox with balance. But the steadiness doesn’t just come. A lot of work goes in achieving that balance. And a lot of energy to keep things together. Sometimes the hard part […]


Murdering Zodiac Myths–Scorpio, 2 1

MURDERING ZODIAC MYTHS A SERIES from DAR ALEXANDER   SCORPIO Part 2 I’m still chewin’ on Part 1 What’s more powerful than the fiery beast that rises from death itself? The Scorpion, of course. Scorpio has three glorious symbols: the Scorpion, the Eagle and the almighty Phoenix. Trick question: Which of the three is immortal? The answer? […]


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SkyCode Horoscopes for September 25-October 1, 2017

Horoscopes to unlock the stars, not to be locked down by them. “Releasing Your Genius”      When small yet mighty Pluto went retrograde in April, imagine he was squeezed into a kind of cosmic bottle. He bursts out to go direct on Thursday. The day before gracious Jupiter tangoes with fitful Uranus by opposition. That […]


SkyCode Horoscopes for September 18-24, 2017

Horoscopes to unlock the stars, not to be locked down by them. “The gift of Soft Focus”  A lot happens on Tuesday. There’s a new Virgo moon. Genial Venus crosses over last month’s solar eclipse degree into Virgo. And chatty Mercury shoots it out with subtle Neptune by opposition. As I think of all three […]

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Murdering Zodiac Myths–Scorpio, 1 1

MURDERING ZODIAC MYTHS A SERIES from DAR ALEXANDER   SCORPIO Slandered as the most villainous, self-serving bastard you don’t wanna mess with, Scorpio is the most butchered sign of all — and no mortal wants to feast on the meat. Scorpio is the “DARK” one. I already revealed that your lovely Libra, the scorpion’s claws, is the […]


SkyCode Horoscopes for September 11-17, 2017

Horoscopes to unlock the stars, not to be locked down by them. “Standing in Your Power”  Quicksilver Mercury and explosive Mars team up by conjunction again on Saturday afternoon. They last paired up on Sept. 3rd when both planets were in fiery Leo. That’s the weekend that North Korea detonated its first hydrogen bomb. I […]

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