Bad Astrologers is a biweekly podcast from Amelia Quint that will give you a useful, unexpected look at the cultural, spiritual, literary, mythological world of the heavens.
December 18th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 13 mins
777, aleister crowley, astrology, babalon, jack parsons, leah hirsig, manon hedenborg white, marjorie cameron, new religions, scarlet woman, spirituality, thelema, western esotericism, witchcraft
What's a scarlet woman? Dr. Manon Hedenborg White (The Eloquent Blood, Oxford University Press) dives deep into the archetype, from the goddess Babalon to its relevance in pop culture.
December 4th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 3 mins
eclipse, eclipse season, full moon, lunar, lunar journal, lunar magic, many moons planner, moon, moon magic, new moon, sarah faith gottesdiener, sarah gottesdiener, spirituality, witchcraft
Where do the moon and magic cross paths? Sarah Faith Gottesdiener (creator of the Many Moons planners) talks about lunar symbolism, braving eclipses, and her forthcoming guide, The Moon Book.
November 20th, 2020 | Season 2 | 58 mins 54 secs
aliza kelly, aquarius, astrology, cosmopolitan, eighth house, haunted, horoscopes, mercury, mercury signs, prediction, saturn, stars like us, taurus, transits, uranus, venus, venus signs
Let's dream of a better future! Aliza Kelly (Cosmopolitan, Stars Like Us) muses on prediction, transits, and what's possible in 2021.
October 30th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 1 min
aaliyah, aleister crowley, ariana grande, beyonce, carice van houten, dead witch seance, dion fortune, henry cavill, jack parsons, john dee, kris jenner, leah hirsig, marjorie cameron, nicole kidman, rihanna, seance, spirituality, whoopi goldberg, witchcraft
Let's celebrate the full moon on Halloween! We go full goth with a dead witch seance using the birth charts of famous occultists, then play a new game show, Witch or Not.
October 9th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 11 mins
astrology, diana rose harper, energetic boundaries, lunar magic, lunar self-care, progressed moon, remediation, self-care, spirituality, witchcraft
Feeling fatigued? Diana Rose Harper shares kind advice on lunar self-care, energetic boundaries, and finding comfort in troubled astrological times.
September 23rd, 2020 | Season 2 | 56 mins 24 secs
aquarius, astrology, embody your magick, gabriela herstik, hermeticism, journaling, kabbalah, lbrp, magick, oracle cards, ritual, spirituality, tarot, witchcraft
Author and witch Gabriela Herstik goes deep on her spiritual practice, magical partnership, the goddess, and her new guided journal, Embody Your Magick.
September 9th, 2020 | Season 2 | 38 mins 49 secs
astrology, benefic, horoscopes, jupiter, lunar magic, malefic, mars, mars retrograde, moon signs, planetary hours, planetary remediation, saturn, spirituality, sun, transits, venus, witchcraft
Need a pep talk? Amelia shares her best advice on surviving hard transits using tough love, planetary remediation, lunar magic, and self-care.
August 21st, 2020 | Season 2 | 47 mins 2 secs
astrology, astrology mentoring, horoscopes, learn astrology, mythology, spirituality, zodiac signs
Ready to read the stars for yourself? Amelia gives guidance on how to get started or deepen your existing practice, whether you're a total beginner to experienced sage.
August 5th, 2020 | Season 2 | 54 mins 21 secs
alkistis dimech, astrology, babalon, eris, eschatology, feminism, lunar cycles, scarlet imprint, spirituality, the brazen vessel, thelema, witchcraft
Alkistis Dimech (Scarlet Imprint) lifts the veil on her art, magic, and natal chart in conversation with Amelia, diving deep into ecstatic dance, planning by the moon, and finding beauty in a post-apocalyptic world.
July 22nd, 2020 | Season 2 | 53 mins 25 secs
aries, athena, feminism, kali, magic, mars, mars retrograde, mars retrograde in aries, mythology, protection magic, protection spells, sekhmet, spirituality, witchcraft
What to expect from Mars retrograde this fall? Amelia breaks down how to survive this challenging transit, from tried-and-true strategies to manage its effects to alternative myths to understand its deeper spiritual meaning.
July 8th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 10 mins
astrology, hellenistic astrology, horoscopes, saturn signs, spirituality, venus signs
Kirah Tabourn (The Strology) delves into incorporating Hellenistic astrology with modern readings, Saturn signs, how to connect with Venus, and falling in love with the night sky.
June 24th, 2020 | Season 2 | 53 mins 30 secs
astrology, autostraddle, bisexual, horoscopes, scorpio, spirituality, tarot
Meg Jones Wall (3 AM Tarot) talks writing tarotscopes for Autostraddle, finding spirituality outside of organized religion, and digging for deeper meaning in the stars and tarot cards.
June 10th, 2020 | Season 2 | 50 mins 5 secs
astrology, eclipse, lunar eclipse, new age, solar eclipse, vettius valens, witchcraft
Are eclipses malefic or magic? In this episode, Amelia searches for a historically satisfying solution to this confounding astrological quandary and age-old Twitter debate.
May 15th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 29 mins
astrocartography, astrology, bad bunny, horoscopes, lilith, pisces, pisces ascendant, pisces rising, rolling stone, virgo moon, virgo sun
Suzy Exposito (Rolling Stone) opens up about being a Pisces rising, writing her first cover story, and dreaming no matter what.
May 6th, 2020 | Season 2 | 52 mins 18 secs
aries, astrology, catholicism, conde nast, fire signs, horoscopes, leo rising, media, out magazine, phillip picardi, queer, sagittarius moon, spirituality, teen vogue
Phillip Picardi (Out Magazine, Them) opens up about being a triple fire sign, his Saturn return, and navigating the complexities of religion in the modern world.
April 22nd, 2020 | Season 2 | 40 mins 55 secs
World-famous witch and writer Gabriela Herstik opens up about how to heal your relationship with religion, why we should all be a little more Aquarius, and her new book, Bewitching the Elements.