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All Writing From Mistress Anthropy

Dec 2015

Astrocreep: The Promise of Renewal

Recently, I read a story about Catholicism wherein the remains of St. Maria Goretti were being paraded around the United States, so that people could come pray over the wax-encased bones. I learned that St….Read full article

Nov 2015

Astrocreep: Excuse Me

When life gets overwhelming, do you ever wish you could just politely slip out of it for a bit? Not in any dramatic or disastrous or even noticeable way, just softly saying “excuse me” and…Read full article

Oct 2015

Astrocreep: Laugh with the Sinners

Fall has returned and with it, so has football. The sport, depending on who you are, can be many things. It can be an avatar for a city’s emotions, hubris, redemption, folly. It can be…Read full article

Sep 2015

Astrocreep: Liveleak and Chill

As the Sun enters Virgo, I reflect on Virgan writer Jeanette Winterson’s 7 propositions about time, from her book Sexing the Cherry, including: Lies 1: There is only the present and nothing to remember. Lies…Read full article

Aug 2015

Astrocreep: An Unknowable Position

Venus went retrograde July 25, and will remain so until early September. Retrogrades—the apparent backward motion of a planet respective to the orbit of our planet—are a welcome reminder that change is constant and imperceptible….Read full article

Jul 2015

Astrocreep: Receive Thy New Possessor

I can’t tell if this is really excellent, spiritually sustaining advice, or a path to guaranteed psychosis, but in this month’s column I will instruct you to develop a detailed personal mythology to underpin your…Read full article

Jun 2015

Astrocreep: Our Hollow Earth

Well met, beloved astrocreeps. The images I present to you here were created as supporting evidence for a 17th century theory that the earth was hollow. Various hollow earth theories are a favorite to meditate…Read full article

May 2015

Astrocreep: Captive Menagerie

Did y’all watch  Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief? I sure did. Being an avid conspiracy enthusiast, I also read the book on which it was based ( by Lawrence Wright) as soon…Read full article

Apr 2015

Astrocreep: Wild is Free

Keeping a diary is hard, and no one checks LiveJournal anymore, so I’ve been keeping a diary of just a couple words at a time. Some days I write in it every couple hours, some…Read full article

Mar 2015

Astrocreep: Two Minutes of Darkness

That is roughly the duration of totality for the solar eclipse on March 20th. The full darkness will only be visible in two populated places, both remote. I’m enthralled by animated gifs depicting the path…Read full article

Feb 2015

Astrocreep: They Sell Us Love as Divinity…

“…When it’s only a social obscenity. Underneath we’re all lovable, HA!” Thus begins my favorite Crass song, “Darling,” a classic Valentine’s anthem. The modern couple unit is both an invention of the grim, isolating ruling…Read full article

Jan 2015

Astrocreep: 2015 is Ours to Lose

Happy New Year, creepoids. The beginning of the year is characterized by good intentions, ambitious promises, and the usual plague of charlatanry. I will not begrudge you your personal resolutions for the year (I’m trying…Read full article

Dec 2014

Astrocreep: 2014 Can Get the Fuck off This Planet but You and I are Stuck Here, Bud

There’s a movement among science-fiction writers and critics to dispose with the term “dystopia.” The argument to drop the term (or at least use it a lot more selectively) is that it obscures the urgent…Read full article

Nov 2014

Astrocreep: Status Queaxvember

The calendar slides into November and we feel a little depleted and delicate, like a serotonin hangover after a late MDMA night. Except we haven’t just stayed up holding hands, sharing our favorite thoughts, feeling…Read full article

Oct 2014

Astrocreep: Space Bachtober

You know that thing where you hear about something for the first time—a person, a movie, an author—then all of a sudden it’s everywhere? This phenomenon can be easily explained by the efficacy of data…Read full article

Sep 2014

Astrocreep: Serpentember

Much of zen thought and self-help boils down to learning to chill the fuck out and accepting unpleasant emotion, events, situations in life. This is a pretty legit M.O. because lots of heinous bullshit happens…Read full article

Aug 2014

Astrocreep: The Look of Flowers that are Looked At

Word of this month’s Antigravity theme has reached me (despite my isolation in my remote mystic fortress). I considered providing just one image in lieu of the usual twelve star-sourced forecasts, but scores and scores…Read full article

Jul 2014

Astrocreep: Death is Merciful… Peace Rests Nevermore

June was so hard. My friends became sick. My friends became paralyzed. My friends died. Intellectually, my values anchor my worldview in staunch recognition of chaos and godlessness. But my heart became unmoored. When confronted…Read full article

Jun 2014

Astrocreep: Finding the Divine in Our Sweat, Shit and Sex

The best forms of divination are the ones upon which we can most directly project ourselves, those which frame ourselves, and hold ourselves, so that we become coherent to ourselves. This is because the answers…Read full article

May 2014

Astrocreep: Mother’s Day is May 11 and Other Helpful Reminders

Well met, my esteemed creepy sweeties. May begins with my favorite holiday, May Day, the international worker’s holiday. May Day also has roots in pagan spring celebrations, and doesn’t that seem like what an astrologer…Read full article

Apr 2014

Astrocreep: Anecdotal Eclipse of the Heart

Do you read other astrologers, my darling creepoids? It’s okay if you do. Just take a shower in between reading them and reading me, and always love me best. April is such a momentous month…Read full article

Mar 2014

Astrocreep: Sprung Forward

Are the days getting longer? Why does it feel like I am always falling back? Questions on my mind every year during this mess they call Spring. One March years ago a crystal-healer friend pressed…Read full article

Feb 2014

Astrocreep: Tough Love

Greetings, fair creepoids. February  brings with it both obstacles and blessings. Mercury goes into retrograde on the 6th. Many fear these periods for their disruptions in communication, travel, and technology. But they can also be…Read full article

Jan 2014

Astrocreep: Astrocreep 2014

Greetings from your new astral arbiter. My nom de preternatural guerre is Mistress Anthropy. It is a mitzvah and a delight to forecast the coming months for you. I enrich my astrological predictions with teachings…Read full article