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By Regpasha1 - Sep 23 2017
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This was the best Outlander podcast and it is so sad that it is now ended. Who knew that the seemingly simpatico couple were, in reality, so unhappy in their marriage? Well, they produced a uniquely wonderful podcast that can never be replicated.

Brilliant!

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Love everything about this podcast. You two are great, keep up the good work!

iTunes Ratings

487 Ratings
Average Ratings
445
15
10
7
10

Sad

By Regpasha1 - Sep 23 2017
Read more
This was the best Outlander podcast and it is so sad that it is now ended. Who knew that the seemingly simpatico couple were, in reality, so unhappy in their marriage? Well, they produced a uniquely wonderful podcast that can never be replicated.

Brilliant!

By tiffanyjhughes - Nov 18 2016
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Love everything about this podcast. You two are great, keep up the good work!

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The Scot And The Sassenach: Episode 13

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We’re back where it all began, with our commentary track for the first episode of Outlander, “Sassenach”! Join us as we rhapsodize about Claire, travel over the rainbow, and look ahead to Leoch!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/storywonk/tsats13.mp3

Download the mp3 here, subscribe to the show via RSS, find us on iTunes or subscribe on YouTube.

Send your thoughts to thescotandthesassenach@storywonk.com, leave us voicemail on 252-505-WONK, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

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Feb 07 2015

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The Scot And The Sassenach 42: If It’s Good Enough For Murtagh

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Outlander returns with a breathtaking season premiere, and the Scot and the Sassenach are back to break down every detail! This week, Through A Glass Darkly (2.01)!

Thanks to Carla for the introduction!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Apr 10 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach: Episode 22

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The Droughtlander is over and Outlander is back! This week, we discuss a controversial and complex hour of television, The Reckoning (1.9)!

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Download the mp3 here, subscribe to the show via RSS, find us on iTunes or subscribe on YouTube.

Send your thoughts to thescotandthesassenach@storywonk.com, leave us voicemail on 252-505-WONK, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Thanks for listening!

Apr 05 2015

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Dragonfly In Amber: Lecture 4 – Live!

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In the fourth part of our Dragonfly In Amber seminar series, Claire is poisoned, Fergus is beaten, and things get out of hand for Jamie on a night out in Paris with the Bonnie Prince.

This session, we’re covering chapters thirteen to seventeen; on Friday, we’ll look at chapters eighteen to twenty-one.

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Feb 10 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 68: A Little More Time

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The season finale of Outlander has arrived, and we have lots to discuss!

Thanks to Franny for the introduction!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Jul 10 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach: Episode 16

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This week, Claire’s attempt to escape from Leoch falters at the first hurdle, but that just gets her closer to Jamie. Join us for our commentary track for The Gathering (1.4), as we talk about Dougal’s interest in Claire, the perplexing politics of clan life, and confuse ourselves about what’s coming next!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/storywonk/tsats16.mp3

Download the mp3 here, subscribe to the show via RSS, find us on iTunes or subscribe on YouTube.

Send your thoughts to thescotandthesassenach@storywonk.com, leave us voicemail on 252-505-WONK, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

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Feb 28 2015

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Outlander Seminar: Week 13

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This week, we spend some time at Lallybroch. Join us as we tell stories about stories, talk about children and pregnancy, and look ahead to everything that awaits us.

The live video broadcast begins at 9PM Eastern every Tuesday evening on the StoryWonk YouTube channel. We’d love to have you with us!

This Outlander Seminar is free for everyone, thanks to the generosity of our amazing patrons. Thank you, guys!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/storywonk/tsatsoutlanderseminar13.mp3

Download the mp3 here, subscribe to the show via RSS, find us on iTunes or subscribe on YouTube.

Send your thoughts to thescotandthesassenach@storywonk.com, leave us voicemail on 252-505-WONK, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

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Jan 28 2015

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Outlander Seminar: Week 17

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And so, we conclude the Outlander seminar with a special Q&A session with special guest, Lani! The conversation ranges far and wide, gets a little silly, but always returns to the celebration of all things Outlander!

This Outlander Seminar is free for everyone, thanks to the generosity of our amazing patrons. Thank you, guys!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/storywonk/tsatsoutlanderseminar17.mp3

Download the mp3 here, subscribe to the show via RSS, find us on iTunes or subscribe on YouTube.

Send your thoughts to thescotandthesassenach@storywonk.com, leave us voicemail on 252-505-WONK, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Thanks for listening!

Mar 04 2015

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The Scot And The Sassenach: Episode 2

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Welcome to Castle Leoch! This week, we discuss some listener feedback, the complexities of adaptation, Jamie bringing the charm, and whether we’d rather cross Black Jack Randall or Dougal Mackenzie.

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Download the mp3 heresubscribe to the show via RSS, find us on iTunes or subscribe on YouTube.

Send your thoughts to thescotandthesassenach@storywonk.com, leave us voicemail on 252-505-WONK, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Thanks for listening!

Aug 17 2014

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The Scot And The Sassenach 63: I Will Never Sleep Again

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The Jacobite cause is faltering, but Jamie and Claire must still face danger, betrayal and the Duke of Sandringham in Vengeance Is Mine (2.11)!

Thanks to Kim for the introduction!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Jun 19 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach: Episode 12

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Lani returns to the TSatS podcast as we discuss big news, the new trailer, our predictions for the second half of the season, and our plans for the end of Droughtlander!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/storywonk/tsats12.mp3

Download the mp3 here, subscribe to the show via RSS, find us on iTunes or subscribe on YouTube.

Send your thoughts to thescotandthesassenach@storywonk.com, leave us voicemail on 252-505-WONK, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Thanks for listening!

Jan 20 2015

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Dragonfly In Amber Seminar: Lecture 8

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It’s time for a brief interlude, as Jamie and Claire return home and face the possibility, and the inevitability, of change.

This week, we’re reading chapters thirty to thirty-five; next week, chapters thirty-six and thirty-seven!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Mar 09 2016

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Dragonfly In Amber: Lecture 6

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In the sixth part of our Dragonfly In Amber seminar series, Claire and Jamie face tragedy, separation, and the burden of promises.

This session, we’re covering chapters twenty-two to twenty-six; next Friday, we’ll look at twenty-seven to twenty-nine.

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Feb 20 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 32: Every Frame Of Randall

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After a long hiatus, we’re back to discuss the Outlander season one box set, and some big announcements about our plans for Dragonfly In Amber and season two!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/storywonk/tsats032.mp3

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Oct 12 2015

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The Scot And The Sassenach: Episode 25

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This week, we mark Outlander‘s return to form as we discuss scars, choices and barbecues in The Devil’s Mark (1.11).

http://traffic.libsyn.com/storywonk/tsats25.mp3

Download the mp3 here, subscribe to the show via RSS, find us on iTunes or subscribe on YouTube.

Send your thoughts to thescotandthesassenach@storywonk.com, leave us voicemail on 252-505-WONK, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Thanks for listening!

Apr 21 2015

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The Scot And The Sassenach: Episode 30

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This week, we bid a sad au revoir to Outlander with the first season finale, To Ransom A Man’s Soul (1.16)!

Special thanks to Laura!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/storywonk/tsats30.mp3

Download the mp3 here, subscribe to the show via RSS, find us on iTunes or subscribe on YouTube.

Send your thoughts to thescotandthesassenach@storywonk.com, leave us voicemail on 252-505-WONK, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Thanks for listening!

May 31 2015

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The Scot And The Sassenach 60: It’s All Gaelic To Me

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We look back on pantomime, preparation and PTSD as we consider Je Suis Prest (2.09)!

Thanks to Antonia for the introduction, and Louise, Katie, Martha, Kim, Revkmd, Marion, WatchrTina, Tricia, Starshine-and-Clay, Raquel and Christine for questions and comments!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Jun 07 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 57: Witch-Trial Me Once…

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Jamie and Claire return to Scotland and run into old friends and enemies, though they’ve brought some magic with them from France — welcome to The Fox’s Lair (2.08)!

Thanks to Daphne for the introduction!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

May 29 2016

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Dragonfly In Amber: Lecture 5

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In the fifth part of our Dragonfly In Amber seminar series, we deal with rape and scandal, and the return of a monster from Claire’s past.

This session, we’re covering chapters eighteen to twenty-one; next Friday, we’ll look at twenty-two to twenty-six.

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Feb 13 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach: Episode 26

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This week, we meet the family, deal with the tenants, flashback to Black Jack and end on a cliffhanger in Lallybroch (1.12).

http://traffic.libsyn.com/storywonk/tsats26.mp3

Download the mp3 here, subscribe to the show via RSS, find us on iTunes or subscribe on YouTube.

Send your thoughts to thescotandthesassenach@storywonk.com, leave us voicemail on 252-505-WONK, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Thanks for listening!

Apr 26 2015

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Sex & Whisky 0: Landing on Jamie

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Hey, TSatS Listeners! This is the opening episode of my new Outlander podcast, Sex & Whisky, picking up at the beginning of Season 3. Be sure to subscribe to Still Pretty in your app of choice to get the rest of the show!

In this episode of Sex & Whisky, Lani introduces the show, explains what will happen, and drinks a little because… well. Outlander.

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Show notes:

  • Join us for the Sex & Whisky Outlander live tweet on September 10th at 8pm EST!
  • Discuss Sex & Whisky on the Chipperish Forum!
  • Support Chipperish by shopping on Amazon using this link!
  • Watch Outander at Amazon!

Sex & Whisky is a Chipperish Media production by Lani Diane Rich, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Oct 01 2017

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TSatS Update from Lani

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As StoryWonk and The Scot and the Sassenach come to a close, this is a quick update from Lani on where the future leads.

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Apr 06 2017

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The Scot And The Sassenach 80: Jamie Is Jamie

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This week, we’re joined by the brilliant Daphne Olive of Fathoms Deep to discuss Voyager, chapters forty-eight to fifty-two!

Thanks to Karla for the introduction!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Listener Questions:

  • How are sea voyages in Outlander representative of change and adaptation?
  • Are we moved by Claire’s moment of grace? Are there other, similar moments through the series?
  • What is the significance of the names “Mother Claire” and “Fergus Fraser”?
  • Excerpt your favorite single line from the reading, and share it!

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Dec 17 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 79: Shark Hunt

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From plague ships to pelicans, Jamie and Claire have adventures on the high sea. This week in Voyager, chapters forty-two to forty-seven!

Thanks to Maya for the introduction!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Listener Questions:

  • How much of Claire’s personality is anchored in her medical skill?
  • How does the story of Mr Willoughby change our understanding of his character?
  • Is Jamie doing the right thing by keeping Marsali and Fergus apart?
  • Excerpt your favorite single line from the reading, and share it!

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Dec 10 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 78: Ned Gowan!

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Young Ian is lost, Claire returns to Paris, and we get a visit from everyone’s favorite lawyer. This week in Voyager, chapters thirty-eight to forty-one!

Thanks to Maya for the introduction! Next week, we cover chapters forty-two to forty-seven!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Listener Questions:

  • How much of Claire’s behavior around other women is due to insecurity?
  • Do we believe the circumstances leading to Jamie and Claire’s departure from Scotland?
  • How do we feel about Marsali and Fergus?
  • Excerpt your favorite single line from the reading, and share it!

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Dec 03 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 77: Twilight At Lallybroch

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We return to Lallybroch for some swashbuckling tales of adventure, and a difficult revelation. This week in Voyager, chapters thirty-two to thirty-seven!

Thanks to Antonia for the introduction! Next week, we cover chapters thirty-eight to forty-one!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Listener Questions:

  • When Jenny interrupts Jamie and Claire having sex, does she do the right thing?
  • Is there a connection between Jamie’s nameless state and his inner fortress?
  • Do we have pity for Laoghaire?
  • Excerpt your favorite single line from the reading, and share it!

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Nov 18 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 76: “Sailor” Would Also Have Worked

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Espionage, arson, murder, prostitution — Young Ian is about to get quite an education. This week in Voyager, chapters twenty-seven to thirty-one!

Thanks to Kim for the introduction! Next week, we cover chapters thirty-two to thirty-seven!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Listener Questions:

  • What significance do we attach to Jamie’s use of names?
  • What has happened to Ian Murray? Do we recognize this version of the character?
  • What, in Outlander, is the connection between sex and death?
  • Excerpt your favorite single line from the reading, and share it!

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Nov 14 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 75: The Measure Of A Man

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Our story turns a corner as Claire and Jamie reconnect in dubious circumstances. This week in Voyager, chapters twenty-five to twenty-six!

Thanks to Jamie for the introduction! Next week, we cover chapters twenty-seven to thirty-one!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Listener Questions:

  • How does Claire and Jamie’s reunion mirror their wedding?
  • What do we learn about Claire thanks to the setting of these chapters?
  • What do you make of the relationship between Jamie and Madame Jeanne?
  • Excerpt your favorite single line from the reading, and share it!

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

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The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Nov 03 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 74: The Long Way To The Print Shop

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From Boston to Edinburgh, Claire has a long way to go, but a joyous destination in Voyager, chapters eighteen to twenty-four!

Thanks to Stacy for the introduction! Next week, we cover chapters twenty-five and twenty-six!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Listener Questions:

  • To what extent is Claire an unreliable narrator in this reading?
  • How do you feel about the treatment of race, and the identity politics of the 1960s?
  • How does Gabaldon delineate the 20th and 18th centuries in her prose?
  • Excerpt your favorite single line from the reading, and share it!

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

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The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Oct 20 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 73: Poor, Poor Jamie

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This week, we switch focus from Ardsmuir to Helwater, and Jamie faces his greatest challenge yet in Voyager, chapters eleven to seventeen!

Thanks to Carla for the introduction! Next week, we cover chapters eighteen to twenty-four!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Listener Questions:

  • What textual echoes can we find between John’s romantic overture to Jamie, and Geneva’s?
  • If we set aside the issues of consent, how does Jamie’s sexual encounter with Geneva reflect his encounter with Mary McNab?
  • Is there evidence in the text that Gabaldon is channeling classic novels during the Helwater chapters?
  • Excerpt your favorite single line from the reading, and share it!

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

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The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Oct 11 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 72: A Future For Fergus

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This week, we get to know Lord John Grey and Mac Dubh. It’s Voyager, chapters six to ten!

Thanks to Tannis for the introduction! Next week, we cover chapters eleven to seventeen!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Listener Questions:

  • Do you think that Jamie remembers John Grey?
  • Are there any characters in Outlander for whom destiny has played a positive role?
  • What does the emerging of traditional power structures in prison – a chieftain and his men – say about the relationship between the civil and the savage?
  • Excerpt your favorite single line from the reading, and share it!
  • Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Oct 02 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 71: The Man And The Beast

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This week, we begin our spoiler-filled discussion of Voyager with chapters one to five!

Thanks to Sofie for the introduction!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

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The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Sep 25 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach Bonus: Our Two-Year Anniversary

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Two years ago today, we released the very first episode of The Scot And The Sassenach. It’s been an amazing journey, and we have a treat to share — Alastair’s reading of the immortal Robert Burns poem Tam O’Shanter!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Jul 24 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 70: We Love Louise

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This week, we finish up our coverage of season two with the results of the amazing Outlander Season Two Fan Poll!

Thanks to Usagi for the introduction!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Jul 16 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 69: One More “Mark Me”

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In this belated episode, we discuss Emmy nominations, the season finale, Roger and Brianna, structure and pacing, and the dragonfly in amber itself!

Thanks to Vivienne for the introduction!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

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The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Jul 14 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 68: A Little More Time

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The season finale of Outlander has arrived, and we have lots to discuss!

Thanks to Franny for the introduction!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

For more from StoryWonk, subscribe to our awesome email newsletter, or check out StoryWonk.com for all the information about our classes, podcasts, community and more!

The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Jul 10 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 67: We All Love Ellen Mackenzie

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To pass the time before the Outlander season finale, we discuss the graphic novel The Exile, and the real history of Culloden.

Thanks to Daphne for the introduction!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

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The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Jul 06 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 66: At Home With The Frasers

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We look back on the The Hail Mary (2.12) as we discuss a tale of two pairs of brothers, and ahead to the new Outlander writer’s room!

Thanks to Tannis for the introduction!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

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The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Jun 29 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 65: Saints And Sinners

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On the eve of battle, we have just enough time to tidy up some loose ends in Inverness. When all else fails, try The Hail Mary (2.12)!

Thanks to Leslie for the introduction!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

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The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Jun 26 2016

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The Scot And The Sassenach 64: Both Sides Against The Middle

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Join us as we look back on Vengeance Is Mine (2.11), try to make sense of Sandringham and Danton, and discuss whether or not Outlander is a romance!

Thanks to Karla for the introduction, and to Ashley, Kara.Lara.McNamara, Henny-Lynn, Cairistiona, @SuisanSusan1, Ellie, Cait, and Patrice for questions and comments!

Download the mp3 here, or subscribe to the show on iTunes, on Stitcher, via RSS or on YouTube.

Show notes:

If you have thoughts on this episode, we’d love to hear them! Visit the StoryWonk forum, come follow us on Twitter, call our voicemail line on ☏252-505-WONK(9665), or send email to podcast@storywonk.com.

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The Scot And The Sassenach: An Outlander Podcast is a StoryWonk production by Lani Diane Rich and Alastair Stephens, and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike license.

Jun 21 2016

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