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Last season, I decided to study how Outlander, the first book in the beloved series of epic novels written by Diana Gabaldon, had been translated from the page to the screen. And I had a blast. I met, virtually and … Continue reading
After much contemplation and consternation, I’ve decided to hold off on writing my study/review of the last two episodes of Outlander, Wentworth Prison and To Ransom a Man’s Soul. I want to appreciate the season’s concluding episodes in context with … Continue reading
I will be exhibiting with Rook Creek Books on Sunday, June 7th. I will be at Booth BB near the corner of Polk and Dearborn, under the Dearborn Station Clocktower. Come see me! I will have copies of Release to sign, … Continue reading
“Cosa Nostra” is what the the Sicilian mafia calls itself. It means “Our Thing.” Short of a wholesale abandonment of the source material, Outlander is a show about strong women. Those who read the books are particularly possessive of the story. This is our thing. … Continue reading
There was a flood of new, mainstream reviewers talking about Outlander this week (E! has been on it from the start, but they’re the ones who broke the newest pictures on Thursday, the scintillating one above included). The attention is GREAT news for … Continue reading
To say that The Devil’s Mark was a show bursting at the seams is a gross understatement. I agreed with what Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore said in his podcast; each of three events within it—the trial, the revelation, and the decision—didn’t merit … Continue reading
In my last post, I called attention to the number of parallels among the many Outlander characters’ plot lines. I get to do something similar this week, except instead of plot lines, By the Pricking of My Thumbs delivers a cavalcade of parallel character … Continue reading
The second half of Episode 109 serves as a great example of how variations on a theme make for fascinating storytelling. Ain’ No Party Like a Leoch Party Having all but exhausted my thoughts on this episode’s first half, let’s get … Continue reading
I’ve tossed this episode around in my thoughts all week, and I still don’t have my head around it. I wrote and scrapped hundreds of words, hoping that some clear conclusions would surface. In turn, I’ve been ecstatic, disgusted, inspired, aroused, … Continue reading
A post about the trickiness of foreshadowing and symbolism, with references to Friends, Monty Python, hedgehogs, waterweed, brass rods, and more. Outlander: Illusions I Recall—A Review of Both Sides Now, Episode 108.