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Horoscope for the week of February 12, 1997

  • Aries

    Aries | March 21 to April 19

    Your dream of one day seducing Ringo Starr and bearing his children is spoiled forever when you find out how easy it is to do.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    Your debut in the local repertory theatre is poorly received after you decide that there is not nearly enough fellatio in Neil Simon's The Apartment.
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    You will be inspired by a popular magazine's claim that laughter is the best medicine, discontinue taking your insulin, and die from diabetic shock.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    Your enormous capacity for tequila and love of shouting "Fiesta!" result in your being appointed U.S. ambassador to Mexico.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    You will wind up on PETA's 10 most wanted list after the organization learns of your self-produced sound-effects album, 1,001 Baby Seal Necks Snapping.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    James Brown will follow you everywhere this week, laughing everytime you move your hips.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    You will make a fool out of yourself when, after your fiancée demands a gold wedding ring, you gouge out your fillings only to find that your cheapskate dentist has used an inferior polyurethane substance.
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    Tip of the week: Save some money by not buying groceries this Thursday, as Friday you will be run over by a bus.
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    A drunken attempt to slit your wrists goes awry this week, resulting in a wonderfully clean, close shave.
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    Your office Valentine's Day party is ruined when the boss splits everyone into couples for breeding experiments and you are paired with "Fat Ted" Johnson from accounting.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    You will suffer agonizing unlife after Aphrodite decides you are too sexy to live but not sexy enough to die.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    The spirit of Jane Fonda possesses you and forces you to rent Klute.

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