By Jack Fertig


Boy George turns 51 on Thursday. As the lead singer of ’80s band Culture Club, Boy George became an icon of the decade. He diversified his work as a DJ, solo artist, author, fashion designer and songwriter. He announced a 30th anniversary reunion tour in 2011 which amounted to two shows, but he and the group confirmed that new material would be released sometime in 2012.



Jupiter entering Gemini brings a year of new ideas and communications and short travels. Sign up for a class and find a better way to commute. Improve relationships with siblings and neighbors.


GEMINI  May 21-Jun 20
Refuse friendly invitations to shop. Focus on career goals that need changing. Jupiter entering your sign brings a year of good luck, but you need discipline to make the best of it.

CANCER  Jun 21-Jul 22
Outspokenness is your best and worst trait. Infuriating authorities is rarely a good strategy. Subtlety and subversion is better. Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open.

LEO  Jul 23-Aug 22
Pushing too hard makes you very cranky and even sick. Brilliant observations lead to disaster. Run them by a well-trusted friend before acting on them. Don’t mistake good sense for pessimism.

VIRGO  Aug 23-Sep 22
Falling out with friends proves to your advantage. Jupiter is kicking off a great year for your work and reputation. Let folks know what you have to offer, but don’t get pushy and oversell yourself.

LIBRA  Sep 23-Oct 22
You won’t win any arguments this week. Open up to big new ideas. Take a class or go abroad in the coming year. Plans made now will need reevaluation, but start planning anyway.

SCORPIO  Oct 23-Nov 21
You can win friends or arguments, but not both. Overwork causes illness. Forge ahead with clear purpose, pace and rest as needed. Medical surprises are better learned sooner than later.

SAGITTARIUS  Nov 22-Dec 20
A year of improving your relationship status is just starting. Current plans and ideals should be reconsidered so you can aim higher. Talking with your partner is essential.

CAPRICORN  Dec 21-Jan 19
Domestic disputes get nasty. There are hidden agendas on all sides, even yours. Be clear on your frustrations and try to empathize. This can become a healing experience.

AQUARIUS  Jan 20-Feb 18
A few of your ideas are brilliant. Share them with a friend before you present them at work. You can’t prove your abilities to amuse and inspire, but just let it flow and the evidence will be there.

PISCES  Feb 19-Mar 19
Dreading the future translates into good art or terrible money decisions. Reconsider priorities and tend to worst case scenarios. Let your frustration out and your outlook will soon improve.

ARIES  Mar 20-Apr 19
As your energy improves, you’re more eager to get things done. That eagerness puts you at odds with co-workers. At least make an effort to see it things their way.

TAURUS  Apr 20-May 20
A year of financial good luck begins. Resolve to save money and try saving your breath. Your brain races into great challenges, but your tongue can get too far ahead.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition June 8, 2012.