Spoiler alert: we’re discussing the season finale of Outlander here, and the book Voyager. Tune in next week for my interview with Outlander writer/producer Anne Kenney. Wow, saved that CGI budget for the end, did we, Outlander? And well worth the wait it was. Seriously beautiful cinematography there for the last twenty minutes of this […]Read More Outlander 3.13: Eye of the Storm, End of the “Voyage”
Spoiler alert about “Outlander” 3.12, The Bakra, and the book “Voyager.” Don’t say I didn’t warn ya. Holy moley, this episode had everything but the kitchen sink in it, people! Okay, let’s talk about it: So this was the second episode written by Luke Schelhaas, who is new this season, and who really had his […]Read More Outlander 3.12: The Bakra (AKA: Bloodsucker)
Welcome back, people! Spoiler alert, by the way, about Outlander 3.11 and the book “Voyager.” Wow, that was not what I was expecting! I don’t know about you guys, but I was pretty rapt for the entire first fifteen minutes of that episode, which was basically just Survivor: Claire Island. The red ants, the snake, […]Read More Outlander 3.11: Uncharted (AKA Turtle Soup)
Welcome back, darlings. So it’s been a wild week out here in La La Land. By complete and sheer coincidence, my two worlds collided this week when the theater company I’m a member of, The Open Fist, produced a staged reading of a beautiful new play by Outlander writer/producer Anne Kenney. I was so thrilled […]Read More Outlander 3.10: Heaven (is a place on) Earth
Spoilers aplenty here, friends, about the show and the book. Watch “Outlander” 3.9 before reading. Welcome back (ahoy?) to our discussion of Outlander’s season three. Before we start, I want to tip my hat to the writers that came up with the title “Doldrums,” which dictionary.com tells us can mean A: a state of inactivity, […]Read More Outlander 3.9: Doldrums (and Superstitions)
Spoilers ensue about both the show and the book. Watch Outlander 3.8 before reading. Hello, darlings. So this episode, “First Wife,” (the eighth out of thirteen) pretty much combines my Mock Episode Four, which I called “Home”—not too different from the “Home Sweet Home” that writer Matt Roberts considered for it—and my Mock Episode Five, […]Read More Outlander 3.8: First Wife (from Hell)
Spoiler, spoiler, spoiler. We’re talking about Outlander episode 3.7 and the book “Voyager” here, so heads up. Okay, friends, so what have we learned from this episode? (Other than the fact that you shouldn’t leave a fire burning in a vat of hot ink in a wooden building while you’re not at home?) This episode, […]Read More Outlander 3.7: Crème de What the What?