Trials and Tribulations of being an Outlander Fan(atic): What have I done?

Written by: Holly Richter-White


Mostly, during my life when I've exclaimed, “What have I done!?”, I've meant it as a rhetorical question, but not so as an Outlander fan  For me, as an Outlander fan, it’s interpreted quite literally.
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NYC Tartan Week 2016 and Outlander: Perfect Together

Written by: Teddie Potter


This is the first installment in a series

I'm not Scots, although, like Claire, I say I am Scots by marriage, as my husband's family is from the Isle of Mull  (his grandparent. Just the one). Since encountering the Outlander series of books and the Starz TV adaptation, something remarkable has happened to this American woman of Greek descent: I find it perfectly acceptable to conduct myself as if I am somehow Scottish by birth.  This being the case, I will again be participating in Tartan Week activities in New York City this April.

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Entertainment Weekly Drops a (Photo) Bomb . . . and it's Nuclear!

Written by: Kendra Spring Klasek



I was minding my own business at home, nursing a chest cold and chasing my two year old when I got a text from my sister which radically altered my ability to function and put coherent sentences together.

Her commentary accompanying the image she sent isn't printable here, but of course, could you blame her?
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Why did Starz change its Outlander trailer?


Written By: Janet Reynolds


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                                             *SPOILER ALERT*

Last week Starz released its first hint at what Season Two of Outlander holds in store for us in a trailer that had TV-only viewers shaking their heads in shock at the last image. This weekend, someone somewhere in the Starz marketing machine made a Big Mistake and leaked the Season Two trailer that had been originally released at the Television Critics Association winter press tour Jan. 8. It was only up for a few hours on Vimeo (never on the official Starz site or YouTube) but what a few hours it was. Having watched it a few times before it disappeared — thank you Outlander-Italy — we can say this much is absolutely clear: Toto, we're not in the 18th century anymore. Like touching the stones, click through for more details at your own risk.
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We Break Down 24 HQ Photos From Outlander Season 2 Trailer

Written by: Blake Larsen



The entire Outlander community breathed a collective sigh of relief when the trailer for season 2 dropped last week. Not only did we get a date for the premiere (April 9) but we also got an even more in-depth/textured look into what appears to be a fantastic forthcoming season.  Hit the jump for an unspoiled SHOW ONLY analysis of 24 high quality photos from the latest trailer and an UNBELIEVABLE Sudden Theory Of The Week...


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The Case Studies of Claire Randall Fraser, Healer

Written by: Teddie Potter


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Claire Randall first spoke to me as a nurse. Healing from the heart and also by touch is a skill, a gift, and for others like Claire, a calling that often goes beyond the human instinct of self-preservation. In a world sadly in need of empathy and compassion, Claire's work resonates in the interweaving  themes of love and survival that drive Diana Gabaldon's Outlander novels.


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Season 2 Filming Continues -- Inverness


Written by: Anne Gavin


Spoilers Ahead!

Cast and Crew returned to the historic town of Falkland in Fife, Scotland this week to film what could be some of the remaining scenes for Outlander Season 2.  But, this time, we don't see Red-Coat extras or 17th century tartan skirts and dresses but instead period costumes and props from a later era.  What does this mean?  Zip past the jump to find out!

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Bear McCreary To Score First Studio Feature - 10 Cloverfield Lane

Written by: Blake Larsen


I don't want to pat myself on the back here (ok, maybe I do) but I predicted our boy Bear would become a big time star because of Outlander. And guess what? It was just announced that he is the composer for one of the most highly anticipated films of 2016. That film being 10 Cloverfield Lane.  Hit the jump to learn more about the film and why this kind of a big freakin' deal....

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The French Connection: Au Revoir France/Fa’ilte Dhachaidh*

Written by: Sara Mordzynski
*Gaelic for Welcome Home



The French Connection?? Gene Hackman?…no, not that French connection…


As the excitement of award session wanes, we await the upcoming season 2 of Outlander with hints from the Outlander crew about  how amazingly 18th Century France will be portrayed.  After which, to quote Sam Heughan, “ . . . we go back to Scotland, where we go back to the blood and mud and gore”.  Did you ever wonder why Claire and Jamie are headed to France with the expressed purpose to change history? Or is it the future? Whatever.  In the season finale, we are told there are Frasers in France. But why? And what is Bonnie Prince Charlie doing there?  Is this some French getaway package that he got on Priceline….oops, time jumping.


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OUTLANDER SEASON 2 FULL TRAILER + PREMIERE RELEASE DATE

Written by: Blake Larsen



*SPOILER ALERT*

THE WAIT IS NEARLY OVER LADIES AND GENTS! The release date for Outlander season 2 has finally been announced in exclusive stories for EW and PEOPLE by STARZ.  The magic date? April 9, 2016.  And while I'm happy we have the date - can we just talk about the BOMB Ron Moore and co. decided to drop on us with the corresponding new trailer that was just released?  Hit the jump for the full trailer and more on the big moment we have seen...


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Favorite Lines from the Outlander Show

Written By: Janet Reynolds



I don't know about the rest of you, but it feels as if #droughtlander will never end. The folks at Outlander Starz continue to toy with us, promising a season two premiere in April — sometime. Meanwhile, touch grumpy.

To help pass the time, I decided to do a wrap-up of favorite lines from the TV show. Some of them are right from the book, because let's face it, the main reason the show is so good is because the original material exists. Thank you Diana Gabaldon. To prep for this post, I needed to  rewatch the episodes again do a lot of important research to find these quotes. I also asked around the web and social media for suggestions. Here, without further ado, are some of my — and your — favorite lines from the TV show. It's not complete, but of course we can all keep adding to it (add your favorites in the comment section below) — and rewatching the episodes again. :)

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OUTLANDER Gift Guide: Part Two (Amazon)

Written by: Mary Larsen


Are you biting your nails trying to figure out what to purchase your loved one or friend?. It's ok. Don't be ashamed. It happens. Let's just fix the problem. Are you looking for a gift for your girlfriend, wife, mom, or any woman (heck, even man) who loves Outlander? Are you one of those spouses who shops last minute and grabs a present at the local drug store before you hand it over? Or, are you scouring the interwebs trying to find the PERFECT Outlander present for that special someone? Well, my friend, you have come to the right place. This article will not only save you money and time, but the following items will also let your spouse know how much thought you have put into their gifts. (And trust me, it's the thought that REALLY DOES count.) So let's find your perfect gift on Amazon....

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The Brothers MacKenzie Take Fan Questions

Written by: Anne Gavin


Outlander Starz Facebook Livestream this week featured two of Outlander's elder statesmen -- accomplished Scottish actors Gary Lewis and Graham McTavish.  Check out the HIGHLIGHTS after the jump...
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