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Chris Evans (source: Rolling Stone)

I’m always making fun of the cliches that define the zodiac signs. I’m kind of a smart ass, and if you haven’t figured that out by now, you probably should find another blog to read.

Lately, I’ve been pretty hard on Gemini natives. I’ve had a few Gemini friends, so I’m not completely horrified by your existence, but with people like Donald Trump exemplifying the worst of your sign, I’m mostly horrified. Of course, for every Gemini like Donald Trump, there is an antidote in the form of someone like Chris Evans. He’s a delightful individual: a real Captain America if I’ve ever seen one. His Twitter feed gives me hope that one day someone might make America great again.

Maybe that person is Pete Buttigieg. Mayor Pete is a Capricorn, like me. He’s also the sort of guy who makes me believe that America isn’t a lost cause. But for every Mayor Pete who shares my sign, there is a Capricorn like Donald Trump Jr. out there just to balance out the universe. And believe me — even though I don’t give him a lot of attention on this blog, there’s almost no one I like to bash in real life conversation more than Junior. He is the epitome of everything horrifying about the sign of the sea goat.

Anyway, what I’m trying to say is that I have fun writing this blog and exploring all that is good and bad about each and every zodiac sign. If I’m picking on anyone in particular (like yesterday’s post about Aries natives), it is either because the sun is currently in that sign (making the subject topical), or because the members of that sign are currently hogging the news cycle (like all the Geminis and Capricorns in the orbit of Donald Trump).

Don’t get your panties in a knot because I don’t take myself as seriously as most other astrologers. There was a time when horoscopes appeared in every major newspaper and magazine with the disclaimer “For entertainment purposes only.” Sure, like a lot of you, I took those horoscopes more seriously than others and began to study astrology in all of its intricacies. But that never stopped me from wanting people to read my work. For that reason, I adopted a style that distinguished me from other astrology writers. I wanted to be an entertainer. I still do.

So, I’m going to keep doing what I’m doing regardless of what other astrologers are doing. Just the other day, I went back through the archives of this blog just to see how my style has evolved as I approach the two-year anniversary of “Star Struck Style.” I was pleased with everything I read, and even more pleased to realize that I am actually contributing something to the discussion of astrology without sacrificing entertainment value for knowitallism disguised as scholarship.

I’m not that guy and I never have pretended to be that guy. I’m here to make astrology great again by making you get through a blog post or two without your eyes glazing over.

How am I doing?

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