Caitriona Balfe: Ireland’s secret A-lister

From her childhood in rural Monaghan, the star of the time-travel drama Outlander has quietly forged a career as a supermodel and now as a TV A-lister, with four Golden Globe nominations There’s something I learned many years ago and it sounds very silly, but it’s always stood to me. Caitriona Balfe is recalling a life lesson over mint tea and a pain au chocolat … Continue reading Caitriona Balfe: Ireland’s secret A-lister

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi13

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi13 – Man of Worth Written by Toni Graphia | Directed by Stephen Woolfenden This conversation is between Blacklanderz Tqwana, Amanda and Tami and Vida. Arranged and edited by Vida. RECONCILIATION | CHOICES | FAMILY | UNCERTAIN FUTURE | HONOR Tqwana (Tq): This was an episode that had some really emotional highs and a few things that fell flat. Overall, it … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi13

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi12

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi12 – Providence Written by Karen Campbell | Directed by Mairzee Almas This conversation is between Blacklanderz Cathy, Tqwana and Vida. Arranged and edited by Vida. V: I liked that they had the Mohawks displaying some of their traditions in the title cards. It also showed how exquisite and detailed the set design of the village is. Jon Gary Steele and … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi12

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi11

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi11 – If Not for Hope Written by Shaina Fewell & Bronwyn Garrity | Directed by Mairzee Almas This conversation is between Blacklanderz Tqwana, Olivia and Vida. Arranged and edited by Vida. CONFIDENCE | HOPE | THE FUTURE  Tqwana: We’re seeing the major players, Claire, Bree, Jamie and even Fergus dealing with crises of confidence in themselves and their situations. Jamie … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi11

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi10

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi10 – The Deep Heart’s Core Written by Luke Schelhaas | Directed by David Moore C: I love a good fire and thought the title card was their home fireplace and immediately felt a sense of warmth. Then, it moved on to show it was actually a distillery fire – still warmth but a different kind (better kind). [V: It is … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi10

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi9

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi9 – The Birds and The Bees Written by Toni Graphia & Matthew B. Roberts | Directed by David Moore L: The title card has a message in it to be sure. The birds and the bees. How isn’t life typically about the birds and the bees? How are babies made? Our young children ask us. We teach our children how … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi9

‘Outlander’ is TV’s sexiest show, but it’s also a great lesson in how to listen

When was the last time anyone really heard what you were saying? There are great reasons to watch Starz’s period romance drama “Outlander,” starting with the sex and sometimes ending with the sex. But for now, I’d like to praise what happens between the show’s main characters when they are clothed. Okay, that’s only a small lie. Even the most serious-minded “Outlander” fan is at … Continue reading ‘Outlander’ is TV’s sexiest show, but it’s also a great lesson in how to listen

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi6

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi6 – Blood of My Blood Written by Shaina Fewell | Directed by Denise Di Novi This conversation is between Blacklanderz Margot (hasn’t read the book), Helina and Ayana. Arranged and edited by Vida. [For those who don’t know, I also interrupt at times – just because.] A: Beware of snakes, with and without legs. This is the first time I … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S4 Epi6

15 TV Moments From This Week That We Can’t Stop Talking About

Well Clandom, Outlander ranked #7 and #8 on BuzzFeed’s list! 7. In Outlander, Roger told Brianna that Claire successfully found Jamie in the past, which causes Brianna to travel to Scotland in order to “find her mother.” 8. Also in Outlander, Roger learned that Claire and Jamie eventually die in a fire at Fraser’s Ridge — y’all, this is my favorite Outlander book and I’m … Continue reading 15 TV Moments From This Week That We Can’t Stop Talking About