Episode 110: I’ll be back

Bois de Boulogne

Bois de Boulogne

In this episode, we continue our Dragonfly in Amber read-along with Chapter 24 “The Bois de Boulogne.”

Bonnie Prince Charlie: Charles Edward Stuart by Frank McLynn

Lady Clara Vere de Vere by Alfred Lord Tennyson

Photo source: Wikimedia Commons

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INTERNATIONAL Sassenach ID bracelet giveaway

Sassenach ID bracelet by KLF Studio

Sassenach ID bracelet by KLF Studio

We are excited to announce our latest giveaway! This beautiful Sassenach ID bracelet is made by artist and Outlander fan, Katie Friend. This *international* giveaway runs from *now* through 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time, Sunday, August 30, 2015.

The *one* winner in this INTERNATIONAL giveaway will receive the following:

1 x 7 ¾” Sassenach ID bracelet made by artist Katie Friend (pictured above)
Made of copper, brass, antiquated silver-plated brass
Nickel and lead free

How to Enter
There are many ways to enter! You may do any one (or all!) of the following:

  • “Like” our FB page for 2 “points”
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  • Follow us on Twitter (@outlanderpod) for 2 “points”
  • Follow KLF Studio on Twitter (@KLFStudio)
  • Follow us on Instagram (@outlanderpod) for 2 “points”
  • Follow KLF Studio on Instagram (@KLF_studio) for 2 “points”
  • Tweet about the giveaway for an additional “point.” (You may tweet once/day for an additional “point.”)

(Rafflecopter.com uses the term “point” for “entry.”)

The winner will be chosen at random using Random.org and contacted via email within 48 hours of the close of the giveaway.   Good luck!

Many thanks to Katie Friend for making her stunning jewelry work available to us for this giveaway!

KLF Studio

KLF Studio

About the artist
I have always had a passion for art. I can be described as a bit of a hippy. I’m OK with that. I love all things natural. I try to incorporate that in all aspects of my life. I paint, I knit, I make soap, and I create my own jewelry. Much of my time is spent in my art studio further perfecting my crafts. I am always open to learn new forms of art, as I love to expand my horizons.

I like a bit of whimsy. Jewelry should be fun and not taken too seriously (kind of like life).

I am inspired by textures and colors from things like furniture and fabrics to nature. I love art that you can touch and experience. The combination of art and jewelry to me is natural.

My studio is a place of peace. I receive so much joy from what I do, I hope that will translate to you through my jewelry. My wish is that the wearer receives many years of enjoyment.

Want to find out more about Katie and her work? Check out the following links!

KLF Studio Etsy shop 
KLF Studio on Facebook
KLF Studio on Twitter

Terms and Conditions

  • Contest ends at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, August 30th, 2015 Pacific Time. Check for time zone differences!
  • No purchase or membership is required for participation.
  • We will never use your information to spam you, nor will we sell it to another agency. We hate that, we know you do too. :)
  • Twitter users will have the opportunity to enter daily.
  • Winner will be chosen by random drawing (using the Rafflecopter app) at contest end.
  • This promotion is sponsored by The Outlander Podcast and KLF Studio. It is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with any of the social media venues (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) we use to publicize it. The aforementioned parties are hereby released of any liability.
  • This contest is open internationally.

 

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Bagpipes ALWAYS win

Bear McCreary

Bear McCreary

Though we have interviewed him a number of times and linked to all of his Outlander episode blogs in our episode discussion posts, we have yet to have one massive post dedicated to our favorite television composer. We aim to rectify.

Bear McCreary’s love of bagpipes is known by many. That he finally has the opportunity to not only express this in a series but (God willing) for MANY, MANY YEARS in a series, is, we think, stupendous. In this tongue-in-cheek video, Nobody Likes Bagpipes, Bear pokes fun at himself, at bagpipe “haters,” and shows that, in the end, #BagpipesAlwaysWin.


And don’t forget, Outlander Season 1 Soundtrack Volume 2 drops September 25, 2015!

'Outlander' Original Soundtrack Season 1, Volume 2

‘Outlander’ Original Soundtrack Season 1, Volume 2

Bear McCeary’s Official Site

Interviews

Photo credits: Krakower Poling PR, Starz,

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Episode 109: No turning back

In this episode, we continue our Dragonfly in Amber read-along with Chapter 23 “The Best-Laid Plans of Mice and Men.”

 

18-century hosiery

Toothcomb

Smithfield as execution location

Hummingbirds are of the New World

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Episode 108: Not “Diagon Alley”

In this episode, we continue our Dragonfly in Amber read-along with Chapter 22 “The Royal Stud.”

Percheron

Percheron

The horses discussed in this chapter/episode were Percheron.

The article Connie shared with us about executioners as healers: The Executioners Who Practiced Medicine

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Episode 107: SDCC 2015, rinse, repeat

In this episode, we share the (mostly) non-Outlander bits of our experience at San Diego Comic Con 2015. This includes our interview with official Outlander Starz licensee Factory Entertainment’s Jordan Schwartz and Barry Eldridge; our first time in Hall H, where we saw Bill Murray at his Comic Con debut and the Mockingjay panel; our one-on-one interview with celebrity photographer and director Tyler Shields about his new film Final Girl; our roundtable interviews with the cast and production of Comedy Central’s Drunk History and composers from the Syfy channel; and Summer’s tale, “Attack of the Spanx.”

Factory Entertainment

Factory Entertainment

Factory Entertainment booth at SDCC 2015

Factory Entertainment booth at SDCC 2015

Factory Entertainment booth at SDCC 2015

Factory Entertainment booth at SDCC 2015

Factory Entertainment booth at SDCC 2015

Factory Entertainment booth at SDCC 2015

Factory Entertainment booth at SDCC 2015

Factory Entertainment booth at SDCC 2015

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Tyler Shields

Tyler Shields

Tyler Shields (@tylershields) is an American photographer, film director, and writer.

Final Girl stars Abigail Breslin, Wes Bentley, and Alexander Ludwig and comes to theaters August 7, 2015.

Drunk History

Drunk History

Members of the Drunk History roundtable were drunk historian Paget Brewster, historical reenactor Taran Killam, and creators Darek Waters, and Jeremy Konner. Drunk History airs on Comedy Central, with new episodes returning September 2015.

Paget Brewster

Paget Brewster

Taran Killam

Taran Killam

Jeremy Konner and Derek Waters

Jeremy Konner and Derek Waters

SyFy Behind the Music Chills and Thrills Source: CW3PR

SyFy Behind the Music Chills and Thrills Source: CW3PR

SyFy Thrillis and Chills Behind the Music

SyFy Thrillis and Chills Behind the Music

The SyFy—Behind the Music—Thrills and Chills panel included composers Chris Ridenhour (Sharknado 1-3), Shawn Pierce (Haven), FM Le Sieur (Being Human), Reinhold Heil (Helix), Jason Gallagher (Z Nation), and Bill Brown (Dominion). They discussed how music influences the viewing experience, as well as the subtle details that go into making sounds for the Syfy network’s top hit shows. The panel was moderated by Syfy star Tahmoh Penikett (Battlestar Gallactica, Continuum, Haven).

We were able to interview Jason Gallegher (Z Nation),  Chris Ridenhour (Sharknado 1–3) (who had a fascination with Ginger’s iPhone 6+ [yes, we know it is rather large]), Reinhold Heil (Helix) (whom Ginger couldn’t pass up the opportunity to speak at least a few words of German with),  Tamoh Penikett (who threw Ginger for a loop–“I didn’t know I would be interviewing an actor!”), and Bill Brown (Dominion).

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Episode 106: #PodAbroad, Part III

In this episode, we wrap up our discussion of our recent trip to Scotland with our good friend Mandy of Great Scot Blog.

Kilmartin Glen bluebells

Kilmartin Glen bluebells

Midhope Castle (Lallybroch)

Midhope Castle (Lallybroch)

"On the steps of the palace!"

“On the steps of the palace!”

Castle Doune

Castle Doune

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Episode 105: All AbOutlander at SDCC 2015

In this episode, we discuss our time at this year’s San Diego Comic Con and All Things Outlander, including our surprise interview with Bear McCreary and our participation in the Outlander roundtable.

Bear McCreary

Bear McCreary

Source: Krakower Polling PR

Ginger with Bear McCreary

Ginger with Bear McCreary

Transcriptions to roundtable interviews provided by Outlander TV News. (Our questions are included below.)

Sam Heughan

1. Your character begins Season 2 in a very different place than he begins Season 1. What were the benefits and/or challenges of this?
2. How do you play a damaged character without playing a victim?

Caitriona Balfe

1. Claire had a relatively unstructured upbringing. How does she handle the etiquette and restrictions of the French court/society?

Diana Gabaldon

1. As we wait for Brianna and Roger to be cast, what are some of their characteristics, from the novels, that you look forward to seeing adapted [translated] to screen?
2. Have you had to change the way you interact with fans with the growth of social media?

Ron D. Moore

1. With so much of Jacobite history being intertwined with religion, was it a conscious decision to downplay Jamie’s faith versus Claire’s nominal Catholicism and the deep devotion of the Scottish people?
2. The two halves of Season 1 were different in tone: the key art reflected the lighter, more glowing blue of the first half, while the second half was much darker. Have you settled upon the look/tone for Season 2?

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Episode 104: Not your Disney ‘Cinderella’

In this episode, we discuss recent announcements (or not?) and continue our Dragonfly in Amber read-along with Chapter 21 “Untimely Resurrection.”

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Another #PodTrip–this time to the land of Con

As we complete our packing and last-minute lists, we are excited beyond–well, just plain excited!–to once again be making our way to San Diego for Comic Con. This will be Summer’s first time at SDCC, but this is by no means old hat for Ginger.

We have a few fun things scheduled, and hope to share lots of pictures with you along the way! We’ll be hanging out with Sarah from Outlander TV News, who will be doing a fantabulous job covering all she’ll be covering, which, of course, includes Outlander!

Both Outlander TV News and The Outlander Podcast will be live tweeting Saturday’s Outlander panel. So be sure to follow both sites on our various platforms. Likely Twitter and Instagram will be the most post-tweet-picture-whatever happy, since we may not quite get around to blogging in depth until after we return and can properly synthesize all that we see, hear, and experience.

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