For Anne Boleyn

It’s May 19th, the anniversary of Anne Boleyn’s execution. I thought today would be a good day to offer an excerpt from my book The Jezebel Effect: Why the Slut Shaming of Famous Queens Still Matters about Anne’s enduring and unjustified reputation as a home-wrecking whore: Bearing the historical facts in mind, what exactly did… Read more For Anne Boleyn

The Science Behind Astrology?

Well, I’ll be darned like a sock. Astrologers are at least partially right; a new scientific study published today in the peer-reviewed journal Comprehensive Psychology shows it turns out people actually ARE influenced by the day of their birth. The article,  “Astrology as a culturally transmitted heuristic scheme for understanding seasonality effects: a response to… Read more The Science Behind Astrology?