Friday, September 11, 2020

The Dipp: 9 Outlander Accounts Every Fan Should Follow

Oooh y'all...more cool stuff from Caitlin Gallagher over at The Dipp

Check out the article, 9 Outlander Accoutns Every Fan Should Follow, which features great Q&A from 9 dedicated Outlander fan sites, including our own! As always, we were thrilled to be a part of the interview process and are super stoked to see more from The Dipp!

Check out the article with answers from our very own Tracey...for some fun info about both the Outlander books and show, and of course...her faves! ❤️

Thursday, August 27, 2020

DIPP into MOP, Y'all!

We famous, yo! Caitlin Gallagher from The Dipp interviewed Tracey and me, along with other Outlander sites, for her article "How the Frenchman's Gold Could Become a Big Part of Outlander Season 6." We were totally stoked to dive into some interesting questions about Jocasta and the gold, and whether or not it'll sneak back into Season 6!

Check out Caitlin's article! And let us know:

What are your thoughts on the Frenchman's Gold?

Friday, August 21, 2020

Outlander End of Summer Series!

 Way cool news from Herself: 


Diana Gabaldon
 
 

Sunday, May 10, 2020

MOP Video: Episode 512 - "Never My Love" RECAP



My Outlander Purgatory's Carol and Tracey are back to recap the SEASON FINALE of Season 5 of Outlander, the Starz series based on Diana Gabaldon's best selling book series. Join us as we break down every moment of the final episode of Season 5, including the fabulousness that was every ounce of Claire’s 60s midcentury modern dream sequence; why young JAMMF was just the right memory for Claire; what 60s Murcasta has in common with the SNL Lovahs; why 60s Ian broke our hearts; why “Never My Love” is our new earworm for life; why warpaint Ian excited us to death; why having the Browns take the lead on the kidnapping of Claire didn’t work so much for us; how JAMMF doing some modern day dancing gave us all the feels; why Roger has never been hotter than when he pledged his troth to JAMMF; how we mourned the loss of the bodhran and the Gaelic (and why it speaks to the fact that the show has lost some of its Scottishness); the greatness that was Ian’s badass, warpainted, tomahawk-tossing self and Fergus taking down guys with one hand; what Jamie meant by “kill them all” if they didn’t really kill them all; why Bree might want to be a little worried by Claire’s feelings toward Marsali; why Claire’s “I Will Survive” scene is Emmy-worthy; why Carol thinks Roger ruined the time traveling by thinking about the Stay-Puft marshmallow man; why Marsali is more badass than any of the dudes who saved Claire; why we CAN’T wait for the JAMMF/Richard Brown confrontation that has to be coming next season; why JAMMF’s reading of the last line of The Fiery Cross was so successful; what might be in store for season 6 (and whether David Berry’s Lord John is REALLY as done as he says); and MUCH, MUCH MORE!!



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Sunday, May 3, 2020

MOP Video: Season 5 Episode 511 "Journeycake" RECAP



My Outlander Purgatory's Carol and Tracey are back to recap the latest episode of Season 5 of Outlander, the Starz series based on Diana Gabaldon's best selling book series. Join us as we break down every moment of this DIANA GABALDON WRITTEN penultimate episode, including why tonight’s top story is ROGER AND BREE OMG!!!!; why the Stanley Tucci negroni video is a Droughtlander must-watch; what Diana might think of having to adapt her own work for the show; whether or not the Sopranos were the inspiration for journey cake/johnnycake; how the Frasers will discuss time travel in front of pretty much anyone; what Claire will do if one more person calls her a fairie; whether or not we’ll ever see Ulysses again; how Claire’s granny nightie impacted THAT scene; whether or not the next scene could have happened 12 hours later; how far Sophie Skelton has come this season; what the future might hold for Lizzie; why Jamie should have gone all Clint Eastwood on the Browns’ asses; why Roger is secretly thrilled to be getting the hell out of dodge; Lord John and his love rays; why Ian was giving us all the feels when the Mackenzies went back; where we’re going to go with the Mackenzies now….and how much longer will we go there for; why we feel bad for the poor dislocated shoulder guy; why we’re happy Germaine didn’t come down with another case of trauma-it is; why Jamie lighting the fiery cross was awesome AF; and MUCH, MUCH MORE!!

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Sunday, April 26, 2020

MOP VIDEO: "Mercy Shall Follow Me" Episode 510 RECAP



My Outlander Purgatory's Carol and Tracey are back to recap the latest episode of Season 5 of Outlander, the Starz series based on Diana Gabaldon's best selling book series. Join us as we break down every moment (and then some), including how the fact that we’re not in Scotland has made us especially depressed (and a bit drunker); why we’re just realizing now that Ross Poldark is gone for good; why season 4 was a much better look on Stephen Bonnet (as opposed to this season’s mustache-twirling psycho boy); why we missed Ian’s mad Mohawk skillz; how we felt about the glass guy; the remarkable feat of committing Moby Dick to memory (let alone reading it); why Stephen Bonnet is arguably an antihero; why the idea of a Stephen Bonnet pining for his lost child makes us gag; why OUR Stephen Bonnet is NOT crazy; what the whole Bonnet/Bree storyline had in common with Little House on the Prairie (and OMG Michael Landon: hot AF); what it would have been like if Bree had taught Bonnet to read instead; whether this whole “I want the Brady Bunch life” thing was a ruse on Bonnet’s part or not (Carol says yes, Tracey says HELL no); why Philip Wylie is Carol’s new boyfriend; why Duncan and Jocasta’s relationship is questionable; why Bonnet and the lady buyer would have gotten away with it too if it weren’t for those meddling Frasers; and MUCH, MUCH MORE!!

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Sunday, April 19, 2020

MOP Video: Season 5, Episode 509 "Monsters and Heroes"




My Outlander Purgatory's Carol and Tracey are back to recap the latest episode of Season 5 of Outlander, the Starz series based on Diana Gabaldon's best selling book series. Join us as we break down every moment (and then some), including why Laura Anderson from Love Island is awesome; whether or not we should be on Cameo; why the John Krasinski #SGNProm was really for older ladies; whether Ian will keep the Mohawk lewk; why we all ARE UP IN THE FACE OF ANYONE WHO EFFS WITH OUR SAM; why the people of the Ridge felt the need to dye everything blue; how JAMMF is just a typical dad of a daughter; why no one could get a shot of a million buffalo just standing there; why Edward Cullen should be around to solve all snake bite emergencies; why it’s a good thing Claire didn’t decide to invent blue jeans; whether or not we know what JAMMF “meant”; why JAMMF really needed that shot of penicillin; what the actual danger of a buffalo is (and whether or not it could really headbutt someone across the backyard); how Claire and JAMMF’s first floor master suite is the envy of all viewers of “House Hunters: Ridge Edition”; why we’ll always take an episode in which Fergus has more than two lines; the meaning behind the Ian/Fergus conversation; what Claire has in common with a crash cart; a deep dive into JAMMF’s psyche; and MUCH, MUCH MORE!!

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Sunday, April 12, 2020

MOP Video: Season 5, Episode 508: "Famous Last Words" RECAP



My Outlander Purgatory's Tracey and Carol are back to recap the latest episode of Season 5 of Outlander, the Starz series based on Diana Gabaldon's best selling book series. Join us as we break down every moment, including what made us literally scream with joy; why we’d be way distracted in Professor Wakefield’s class; what we thought of Bree and Roger’s newfound love of silent films; how Claire would conquer Coronavirus; how much we’d like to check out what’s in Lord John’s box; Jocasta and her lost LOVAH; why Tracey has decided to overlook the This Is Us treatment of Lord John and his ability to travel to the Ridge; why Joanna Gaines must be on the Big House payroll; how Jem is now aging in soap opera years; Bree’s undiscovered musical talents; why the “JAMMF and Claire playing tag with Jem” is everything we didn’t know we needed; how worrying about John Bell as a Mohawk kept us up at night (needlessly, thank god!!); why the reunion was a little underwhelming for us (and don’t at us, bro!!); why the tarot cards raised our eyebrows; why Lizzie has become the new Daisy from Downton; a debate on the bond between Ian and Marsali; the underlying meaning of the silent movie; the AMAZING performance from John Bell; and MUCH, MUCH MORE!!

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Monday, April 6, 2020

Happy Birthday MOP Tracey!!

How cute is this wee one??? Please join me in wishing MOP Tracey a very

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!

I have promised Tracey we will celebrate on the water with plentiful amounts of chardy, her fave, just as soon as this dreadful Coronapocalypse quarantine is over and done with !!! 

And Margaritas. Can't forget the margaritas!

Practicing for MOP Videos!

It's allll mine, bitches. 

This is what I think of the birthday-strangling Quarantine! 

Hop on, y'all! OUTLANDER full steam ahead!

Saturday, April 4, 2020

COVER YOUR FACE! (Scots Style!)











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Friday, April 3, 2020

"A Letter to our Community" - City Tavern Chef Walter Staib

Wanted to share the following community email I received this AM from Walter Staib, Chef at City Tavern in Philadelphia...and star of A Taste of History on PBS. 

My Outlander Purgatory is not affiliated with City Tavern in any way. I just love them and have a ton of respect for what they do. I had a phenomenal experience there with Tom and the kids on Mother's Day weekend in 2017, and I will cherish it forever. I can't wait to go back and I hope you all get to experience it sometime in the near future, too. ❤️ 


A Letter to our Community:

I wanted to take a moment and extend my heartfelt best wishes for health to our community in these unsettling times and recognize the brave men and women on the front lines of the medical field. While these times are challenging for any business, it is important that we all follow the guidelines of our Government leaders and “Stay-at-Home”.

I have worked tirelessly over my lifetime in recreating an atmosphere at City Tavern that brings the world a unique view of the cuisine of 18th century life. It is so easy to think of our Founding Fathers as abstract concepts of Liberty and Freedom and to forget that they were walking and breathing human beings that existed, in many ways, as we do now. Needless to say, the founders faced many challenges in their own lives, but they persisted, and we became a better nation through it. I have no doubt, that we will come together and defeat this horrible virus.

When that day comes, City Tavern will be here for you, as it was for our Forefathers when they needed a hot meal or cold brew after deliberating the Declaration of Independence. Food is often our great comforter.

With an understanding of the difficult times we are all in, I ask only if you are able, to “Buy it Forward” and purchase a gift card for later use, to show your support and help our business during these turbulent times.

Gift Cards may be purchased online or using the button below. 

I thank you in advance.
Chef Walter Staib
Proprietor; City Tavern Restaurant
215-413-1443

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

MOP Video: Season 5, Episode 507 "The Ballad of Roger Mac" RECAP


My Outlander Purgatory's Carol and Tracey are back to recap the latest episode of Season 5 of Outlander, the Starz series based on Diana Gabaldon's best selling book series. Join us as we break down every moment of this AMAZING episode, including all things Coronapocalypse, including whether or not it can be used as a diet (sorry y’all for THAT tangent, but it’s unavoidable these days…fast forward to around minute 13 if you just can’t take it); the tour de force performance that Sam Heughan delivers; the send-off that Murtaugh deserved all along; the ill-advised timing of that “Previously on” segment with Bonnet throwing the ill overboard; why Rog should be worried every time he looks at Jem; Jamie Fraser’s words to live by; why Claire’s words to the Browns would have sent MOP Tom OFF. THE. EDGE; why Jamie is soooorrrrrta responsible for Murtaugh’s end; why cutting his hand a few hours before wielding a gun may be a second bad decision for JAMMF; why social distancing was probably a good idea for Roger; why Tryon’s present to Jamie KILLED US (AND makes JAMMF’s butt look HUGE); which one of us recognized the identity of Buck and which did not; why Claire’s Jesus H. Roosevelt Christ TOTALLY worked; why Edward Cullen was sorely needed in this episode (and which Outlander character would make the best vampire); who Duncan LaCroix will come back as; the fantasticness that is that last JAMMF/Tryon scene; how JAMMF’s actions were like Salma Hayek’s during the Harvey Weinstein years; how skipping an Outlander episode next week is cruel and unusual punishment; and MUCH MUCH MORE!! 

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

MOP Video: Season 5 Episode 506 “Better to Marry Than Burn” RECAP



My Outlander Purgatory's Carol and Tracey are back to recap the latest episode of Season 5 of Outlander, the Starz series based on Diana Gabaldon's best selling book series. Join us as we break down every moment, including why we are now ready to take revenge on coronavirus (it forced the cancelation of My Outlander Purgatory’s Scotland trip ☹); how Philip Wylie’s wig powder mask could protect us all from the coronavirus; which celebrity instagrams you should be following; why we want whatever youth serum Jocasta is taking; why Jamie will NEVER love you, Roger!; why we don’t understand the point of this week’s B-story; the disgustingness that is Philip Wylie; why all Irishmen within 50 miles of Cross Creek are of course Stephen Bonnet; why none of the JAMMF bet with Wylie made any sense at all and why the Bonnet/JAMMF and Claire relationship streams should not be crossed; why the barn scene left us cold; whether or not a big plot point from the book will happen; shout out to Karen Henry and Outlandish Observations; and MUCH MUCH MORE!!

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

MOP Video: Season 5, Episode 505 "Perpetual Adoration" RECAP


My Outlander Purgatory's Carol and Tracey are back to recap the latest episode of Season 5 of Outlander, the Starz series based on Diana Gabaldon's best selling book series. Join us as we break down every moment, including how we’re faring with social distancing and all things Coronavirus; Claire’s impeccable Jackie O ‘60s fashion sense; why the Claire and Jamie montage was the most EVERYTHING thing since the Bella and Edward montage in Breaking Dawn II; why Graham “Not Tobias” Menzies rocked our world; why (WHY?WHY?WHY?) Fergus has once again reverted to the background; how well Claire did the “A Little Bit Alexis” hand washing before Kezzie’s surgery; how Roger resembles Rainman (hint: they both have a particular talent) and why he needs to find the Ridge Vegas; where Bree went wrong with her Roger discussion; why Claire has better priest conversations thank Phoebe Waller-Bridge; why not telling Roger that Bonnet is still alive was maybe ill-advised, Bree; why this is a Javert-y special episode of Outlander; how JAMMF is cheating on Lord John with Lefty and the chess-playing; why JAMMF as a cold blooded killer is not sitting well with us; it’s ADSO y’all!!; and MUCH MUCH MORE!!


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Sunday, March 8, 2020

MOP Video: “The Company We Keep” Season 5 Episode 504 RECAP



My Outlander Purgatory's Carol and Tracey are back to recap the latest episode of Season 5 of Outlander, the Starz series based on Diana Gabaldon's best selling book series. Join us as we break down every moment, including the lengths we’ve gone to not touch our hair; the fascinating conflict between Jamie and Roger; the FINE Fergus we got in this ep; how Tracey and Carol Bug would have reacted to Stephen Bonnet; why the Big House turning into a regular bed and breakfast; why we can’t keep the Browns straight; why Fergus would be good on Survivor; why Jamie understands Isaiah Morton better than he realizes; why Jamie, Roger, the Browns, and everyone else need to realize who’s REALLY in charge (it’s Claire, duh); whether or not it was believable that Jem would get to where he got without Stephen Bonnet’s help; Claire’s surprisingly unsympathetic reaction to Alicia’s plight AND bizarre “treat a fever by getting yourself good and drunk” advice; why we wanted Jamie’s dancing ability to more closely mirror Fonzie’s; and MUCH MUCH MORE!!

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

A Little Bit Lallybroch!

Just in case any of you were wondering where Tracey and I came up with "a little bit la la la la la la la la Lallybroch!"

If you're not watching Schitt's Creek, I highly recommend you do! 

 

Midhope Castle, Abercorn, South Queensferry EH30 9SL, United Kingdom / Photo Credit: @purgatorycarol

Monday, March 2, 2020

What Would Claire Think Of THIS?!?

Lorddddddd the Penicillin!!! 

Can't you just see Claire jumping up and down and Mrs Bug giving some major stink eye??? "D'ye know how many people could have eaten that due to the scurvy, Mrs??" ๐Ÿ˜‚


Sunday, March 1, 2020

MOP VIDEO: Outlander “Free Will” Season 5 Episode 503 RECAP




MOP VIDEO: Outlander “Free Will” Season 5 Episode 503 

My Outlander Purgatory's Carol and Tracey are back to recap the latest episode of Season 5 of Outlander, the Starz series based on Diana Gabaldon's best selling book series. Join us as we break down every moment, including why book readers are going to be apoplectic over this episode; why the producers of Hoarders are ready to feature Claire and her moldy bread; our new name for the Big House; what we now know is the most romantic scene in Outlander; the languidity (if that’s a word) of this episode; Roger’s Andy Rooney eyebrows; why Sophie Skelton has the hardest job on the show; how the campfire brought back all the clan feels; the revelation that one of the Beardsleys is keh-ZYE-ah and not KEZ-ee-ah; the true state of the Fraser finances; #mediclaireforall; how much we love when JAMMF says hello the house; what happens when JAMMF finds Ben Gardner’s boat; all the props to the sound department for the Beardsley fly sounds; how Fanny Beardsley would have a fightin’ chance in the ring against JAMMF; why we wish JAMMF would use the term Sassenach more often; why you should always listen to what Alexa has to say; why our family is so blessed that once upon a time, an Arizona professor decided to write a book for practice; and MUCH MUCH MORE!!

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

MOP Video: Outlander "Between Two Fires" Episode 502 RECAP




Outlander “Between Two Fires” Season 5 Episode 502 RECAP! 

My Outlander Purgatory's Carol and Tracey are back to recap the second episode of Season 5 of Outlander, the Starz series based on Diana Gabaldon's best selling book series. Join us as we break down every moment, including flipping the script on sad anniversaries; a whole new insight into Murtaugh Fitzgibbons; how eating carbs is the one benefit of living in the 18th century; why Claire’s surgery is better than Urgent Care; the “fake body in the casket we REALLY wanted to see”; an ode to Jamie’s amazing diplomatic season 5 wig; how the Tufty McFluffytail club is the best club ever; getting even more intense with our weekly worship of Lauren Lyle as Marsali FLIPS OUT ALL OVER THE DAMN SURGERY; how Jamie is surrounded by idiots; the supposed conflict of Murtaugh; Claire’s mad bread baking skillz; how Bree is a little confused by what walking is; how we don’t like to be reminded of the crazy of Stephen Bonnet; and MUCH MUCH MORE!!

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

MOP VIDEO: “The Fiery Cross” Season 5 Episode 501 RECAP





SEASON PREMIERE RECAP! 

My Outlander Purgatory's Carol and Tracey are back to recap the PREMIERE episode of Season 5 of Outlander, the Starz series based on Diana Gabaldon's best selling book series. Join us as we break down every moment, including how conveying tragic news makes Murtaugh hot AF; what this episode had in common with the Waltons; trying to figure out what to do with Roger; the longest walk down the aisle in cinematic history; the Frasers’ tremendous wedding response rate; Marsali giving us all the Minnie Driver in Good Will Hunting feels; the JAMMF/Claire/Bree/Rog/Jocasta/Murtaugh three-way; realizing that Roger’s actually good at something (telling Jocasta off); the pros and cons of Lord John as comic relief; the return of KILTED JAMIE; where Murtaugh’s hiding spot should be; and much, much more!!

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day, my friends. It could be a sad day for me but I am trying to keep it happy and full of amazing memories about "MOP Tom." This is one of his favorites, so I thought I'd share it with you all. Interesting that this was filmed at the TOLBOOTH in Stirling, y'all!!! Enjoy. ❤️


Sunday, February 9, 2020

SEASON 5 is COMING!


SEASON 5 starts Sunday, February 16 on STARZ!!! Not in the US? Check your local listings!