Music Monday: Skyboat Song by Bear McCreary (Outlander Opening Titles Season 3)

The following might look spoiler-y. Proceed with caution. I am a sucker for romance. I write that sentence unabashedly. I like rom-coms, romance novels, steamy tomes with a plot that helps me catch my breath until I get breathless again. How can you tell Outlander has returned to television? Season 3 follows the plot of Voyager, …

Outlandish Games on Sunday Nights

  Two shows from wildly successful books began to mesh on Sunday nights. Outlander and Game of Thrones dovetail this year as I picked up Movie Central to get HBO and Showcase has broadcast rights for Outlander in  Canada.  Make your choice, red or brunette, Laird of Lallybrock or Lord Commander,  plaid or black, Je …

Postcards from a Stay-cation: The Two Week Week One

On my calendar, it looks like the end of week one of my three weeks off. In reality, it feels more like I packed two weeks into it. On Monday, the 2016 Writer's Circle read from their works in progress. Later we gathered for the wind up at the home of our facilitator, the sun …

Lazy Sunday At Cafe Fatima

The weather last week look miserable. Last week the flu made me feel miserable. Today I finally emerged on my balcony, dubbed Cafe Fatima, to read for a bit and write.  People had colds and flu and dragged their germs into the library. Add the weather and no wonder people went down like flies, present …

Music Monday: Bear McCreary the Sequel

Outlander currently films in Prague for season 2, while The Walking Dead makes it première in almost two weeks. It means Bear McCreary, composer for both shows, will have his hands full composing melodies underlying the latest memorable moments. The music site rdio sent me an early Christmas present with the release Outlander's second half …

Outlander Does Something Pretty Remarkable (With Bonus Ron Moore)

Sunday nights my PVR almost overheat from the shows I record. The Walking Dead has finished, but Mad Men shows its final episodes on AMC, Game of Thrones continues its intrigue on Movie Central, while Outlander captivates on Showcase after breaking for nearly six months. Watching The Walking Dead as people try to outwit humans, …

Music Monday: The Wedding by Bear McCreary (From Outlander)

If you watched Battlestar Galactica, The Walking Dead, Da Vinci's Demons, or Outlander, you heard the music of Bear McCreary enhancing some of your memorable scenes. Last week #Droughtlander, the name given to the ridiculous hiatus initiated by Starz, got a little relief in the form of the soundtrack release. Between getting the email from …