Down the Rabbit Hole

For many of us, the TV adaptation of Outlander is the latest realization of a story we have loved for years.  We waited, not so patiently, for each book to be published, reading the side novellas and envisioning who might someday play Claire and Jamie on screen as we bided our time between books.  But for new fans that saw the light in the flickering glow Read More →

Vote Early & Often for Caitriona Balfe in the BBC America Anglo Fan Favorite Contest

Caitriots! We need to circle our wagons to help Caitriona stay alive in this very competitive field.  With a lot of crossover between our fandoms, Cait is up against some of our own favorite actresses and author’s–but as these women have had opportunity to shine, this is Caitriona’s break out year and we want to give her all the support Read More →

Congratulations Sam Heughan–BBC America’s Anglo Fan Favorite Man of 2014

Hats off to Outlander fans around the globe for handing this title to Sam Heughan.  It was a hard won battle against the fans of worthy final competitor, fellow Scot, David Tennant. Sam Heughan Thanks Outlander Fans We’ve got our work cut out for us to win the women’s title for Caitriona Balfe–so please keep this link close at hand Read More →

The Big Give & World Child Cancer Holiday Appeal

UPDATE:  World Child Cancer exceeded their goal in The Big Give Challenge, raising £20,392.05 for the Wilms Tumour Project. Thanks to all the Caitriots who contributed and helped get the word out! Wake-Up to Wipe Out Wilms’ Tumour! 3-Day Seasonal Appeal: Thursday, Friday, Saturday ONLY 10AM Join Caitriona Balfe, patron of World Child Cancer, in a 3-day appeal to support the Read More →

Happy Birthday Claire Elizabeth Beauchamp Randall Fraser

Though it is sometimes hard to think of Claire Fraser as a fictional character, we all know that she is. All the same, it seems wrong to ignore her birthday.  As I allowed my thoughts to marinate as I contemplated a birthday entry, some cohesive thoughts began to emerge Today, Claire would celebrate her 96th birthday.  It’s unknown to us, Read More →

Outlander Episode 1X08 ‘Both Sides Now’ Recap – Claire and the Really, Really Bad Day

While last week’s episode of Outlander was a magical, blissful journey down Jamie and Claire road, this week took us deep into a dark, scary cave…and left us there for the next six months. When we last saw Claire she had been ripped from the throes of her newfound marital bliss by a reminder of the pesky fact that she kind of has another Read More →

Celebrate Caitriona’s Birthday with a Charity Donation

So…I know you’re all dying to know what we are going to do for Caitriona’s birthday! Many of you have asked if we will do something similar to the Dram4Sam campaign we cooked up with the Heughligans for Sam Heughan’s birthday. The answer to that question is a resounding, “Yes!” We are encouraging Outlander fans to donate the cost of Read More →

@Boston April’s Top Ten Ayes and Naws: Episode 107 – The Wedding

As always, there are things I love in each episode, and things that disappoint. Although I am 23 year veteran of the books, as a woman who is trained as a broadcast news writer, I understand the necessity of writing for a visual medium, and paring things down. But, perhaps because of my training as a journalist, I still have Read More →

Ginger Clark Joins Web Team

Caitrionation is pleased to announce that Ginger Clark will be joining our web team here at Caitrionation.com as a contributing writer. Ginger will be writing an exclusive weekly episode re-cap as new episodes air. Many of you may know Ginger from Twitter where she tweets as @GingerMostly, or through her former association with the multi-fandom blogsite, Professional Fangirls. We hope you will Read More →

Official Caitriots Tee Shirt

Did you now we have an awesome Caitriots tee shirt? www.teespring.com/caitriots It’s available in short sleeves, long sleeves, hoodies and tank tops. All proceeds go DIRECTLY to support our charity partner, World Child Cancer (www.worldchildcancer.org) in providing programs to care for pediatric cancer patients in developing countries who would otherwise not have access to treatment. The campaigns are up for a limited Read More →