I embarked upon this playlist just like others I’ve made—e.g., scary songs, songs about glitter, birds of prey songs—under the assumption that putting it together would be easy. Not so. As it turns out, the majority of music that deals with the zodiac is of the jazz or hip-hop persuasion. I wanted to make a rock and roll astrology mix in honor of this week’s feature (“Sign Language,” read here). As a result, some of the songs are only vaguely star-based, but, to quote Paul Stanley, “Do I care?” Listen to this mix at 8tracks.com.
Apparently, you might not be the western zodiac sign you think you are. According to a new report by the Minnesota Planetarium Society our zodiac, which was created about 3000 years ago just isn't accurate anymore, since the earth is constantly being pushed and pulled around by other heavenly bodies, such as the moon. Here’s one of hundreds of stories about the shift of the zodiac. Don’t worry, Free Will Astrology is still valid according to the reports!
This is good news for body modification artists, who will likely be filling their appointment books with tattoo cover-ups and alternatives such as laser removals, salabrasion, skin branding and other forms of scarification.
According to the reports, I'm not an Aries anymore. I liked that goat. Isn't it cute? Did yours change? How does that make you feel?
Local artist Katie Calico is working on a series of paintings based on the zodiac, and the results are decidedly titillating.