How Does an Internet Astrologer Do Her Job?

Meet Chani Nicholas, an astrologer with a huge online following.


Episode Notes

Astrology has been around for centuries. But in recent years it has truly been thriving, thanks to social media—spawning huge communities, inspiring endless memes, and creating niche celebrities of astrologers like this week’s guest, Chani Nicholas. Chani talks about why she got into astrology, its role in the current culture, and how the internet has changed everything.



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  • Rachelle Hampton is a culture writer and reporter at Slate and co-host of ICYMI. Her work has appeared in the New Republic, Pacific Standard, Smithsonian Magazine, and In These Times. She still hasn't recovered from Tumblr’s demise.