Six hundred pages may seem daunting at first, but once I got into the story, I couldn't let go. It also didn't take very long to finish since I had to stay up late at night to find out what would happen.
When Caitriona Balfe signed up to play Claire Randall in Outlander three years ago, she was asked if, by the way, she was prepared to have her life changed. She doesn't volunteer her answer from then, but today she says that's exactly what happened.
What women don't like is men having sex with us who are doing it badly by only considering themselves. Bad sex is defined differently for every woman, but it begins with not having a voice when you're naked with a man.
Outlander presents a fantasy that doesn't seek to appease the pornography-influenced tastes of a straight male audience. To put it in simpler terms, Outlander is a drama crafted for the straight female gaze.
As a woman who embraces her career as a nurse, Claire bases her beliefs on scientific fact. When she lands in the 18th century Scottish Highlands, she finds a culture who's beliefs are firmly rooted in an odd marriage of Catholicism and superstition.
Walking up to the scene of the Starz Outlander Red Carpet Premiere on Friday, July 25, 2014 was a truly thrilling sight to behold. Huge throngs on fans wrapped the sides of The Spreckels Theatre in San Diego in eager anticipation of seeing the premiere of Outlander.