Sam, With Glimpses of Day 1 of Filming, Season 5

Sam is back in Jamie mode as of today, and gives us a glimpse into a day in his life. Here are some shots of Sam’s first day of filming for Season 5. Wahooooo!  First, coffee… I think late start means they didn’t have to start at the usual very early time. Usually Sam gets […]

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World Outlander Day Is Even Better Than A Pair Of Ripe Melons!

Happy World Outlander Day everyone! In honor of the day, we heard from Diana, Herself, who posted some enticing daily lines from Book 9: Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone… #DailyLines #Happy #WorldOutlanderDay ! #BookNine #GoTELLTheBEESThatIAmGONE #comingalongnicely #thankyou #WhatsYourFavoriteLineFromOutlander ? #OrAnyOfTheOutlanderBooksforthatmatter ? Jamie read the letter through twice, his lips tightening at the […]

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Looking Back… Diana Tours Cumbernauld Studio

Photo: Starz: Production Designer Jon Gary Steele shows Diana models for the Season 1 sets, as Ron looks on. It’s crazy to look back to the beginning, or the relative beginning. In this video, Ron and Maril give Diana her first tour of the studio in Cumbernauld. Since this time, the space and the operation […]

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Kilted Haka, A Beautiful Male Ritual

Photo: Stevie Weir, courtesy Daily Record There’s something magical about the Haka for me. It’s a primal male ritual that just feels right. It celebrates healthy male aggression in a communal setting. I feel like we’ve made male aggression “bad” in our culture here in the US, and that reality is a source of suffering for […]

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Why Hogmany is Bigger than Christmas in Scotland; More on Sam’s Fave Tradition, 1st Footing

Photo: The Scotsman, A torchlight procession along Princes Street and up Calton Hill is typically part of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay celebrations. Image: Ian Georgeson   In this article, The Scotsman outlines why Hogmany is more popular than Christmas in Scotland, and makes mention of Sam’s favorite holiday tradition: First Footing.  “The reason for everyone celebrating new year […]

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