I was lucky enough to meet Anne Kenney when I read a part in a staged reading of her beautiful, somewhat autobiographical play, Last Call, inspired by the passing of her parents. Anne, who has had an extraordinary career as a writer/producer in television, was kind of enough to sit down with me recently to […]Read More Interview with Outlander writer Anne Kenney
This is the fourth article in a series of “mock” season-three Outlander episodes. Click on the links for Voyager Redux! “Mock One”, Voyager: “Mock Two” and Voyager: “Mock Three”. Bienvenidos, mis amigos, and welcome back to our mock season three of Outlander. As you can see, I’m already switching from French to Spanish, getting excited about our upcoming voyage […]Read More Voyager: “Mock Four”
Hello, Outlander peeps, and welcome to the first article in our discussion of Voyager (AKA: the one where the sex is back). I should probably start by stating the obvious: we’re going to be talking about the third book in the Outlander series quite extensively, so if you don’t want to know what happens… well, […]Read More The World of Voyager, Article One
But for the hours of the night, I was helpless; powerless to move as a dragonfly in amber. – Diana Gabaldon, “Dragonfly in Amber” Okay, people. It’s all going down. Right off the bat, the opening credits are announcing the introduction (or reintroduction) of some new names, and I’m seriously giddy. But first… Let’s stare […]Read More Outlander 213: Dragonflies and Long Goodbyes
“The grave’s a fine and private place/ But none, I think, do there embrace.” – Andrew Marvell, “To His Coy Mistress,” as quoted by Diana Gabaldon in Dragonfly in Amber (the whole of which, PS, is pretty much a metaphor for the Outlander series. Check it out– but, you know, after you read this.) […]Read More Outlander 212: Hail Mary… Full of Grace
And… SPOILER ALERT! Watch episode 211, then come back for all the juicy details. Okay, party people. We’ve been hearing rumors since winter that Diana Herself was going to be writing one of the episodes this season, and here it is! (I joked at the time that you would know which episode it was because […]Read More Outlander 211: Vengeance Served Steaming Hot
Drink with me To days gone by Can it be You fear to die? Will the world remember you When you fall? Could it be your death Means nothing at all? Is your life just one more lie? – Grantaire, “Les Miserables” And SPOILER ALERT Please watch episode 210 first ‘cause we’re about to talk […]Read More Outlander 210: Prestonpans or Bust
Okay, so perhaps it’s a bit disingenuous to say I had an exclusive interview with Ron Moore. It’s more like I happened to show up in the parking lot for the Writers Guild Outlander panel at the same time as him, and I snagged him for a selfie and some questions about seasons three and four […]Read More Exclusive Questions for Ron Moore!
Hello, friends. Before we start, please watch Episode 209, Je Suis Prest, before reading this… or I will spoil the crap out of it for you! So first off, real quick, I’m going to cut this question off at the pass: “Je suis prêt” means “I am ready,” and it is Jamie’s family motto. It […]Read More Outlander 209: Je (ne) suis (pas) prête
GAISEADH TIGHINN!! (That’s Scottish Gaelic for SPOILERS COMING because we’re back in Scotland!!) So you all know the drill. Watch episode 208, “The Fox’s Lair” before reading this, please! Hot on the heels of the news that Starz is moving Outlander and other original programming to Sunday nights (click here to read more), we’re going—wait, what’s that […]Read More Outlander 208: What Does the Fox Say?