Are People Really into Astrology?

In 2009, the Pew Research Center conducted a survey on faiths and beliefs and discovered that roughly 1/4th of the surveyed population “believed” in astrology, specifically, “that the position of the stars/planets can affect people’s lives.”  Considering astrology’s historic reputation, this is an interesting statistic and if the sampling error is accurate, can be extrapolated … Continue reading Are People Really into Astrology?

Born to Play the Role: Robert Downey Jr./Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. is another unique astrological case study for while he has appeared in movies dating back to the 1970’s, his drug and alcohol problems in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s practically derailed his career.  The Marvel superhero franchise revived Downey’s career with the movie, Iron Man. Downey’s portrayal of Tony Stark/Iron Man … Continue reading Born to Play the Role: Robert Downey Jr./Iron Man