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Dine With ‘Hungry Ghosts #1’ on The Wednesday Run

A celebrated traveler, chef and self-proclaimed enthusiast.

A praised journalist and author.

A genre-defying and ground-breaking editor.

A host of luminously talented and beloved illustrators.

The launch of a new book publishing imprint.

Food, candles, samurai… and classic ghost stories.

That’s what’s on the menu today at local comic book shops everywhere today. It’s an event whose literary courses are sure to fill any reader’s appetite – from wonderful art to historical learning to spooky stories that keep you up at night.

Hungry Ghosts, co-written by Parts Unknown celebrity chef, Anthony Bourdain and novelist Joel Rose (The Blackest Bird, Kill Kill Faster Faster) is the first release from new publisher, Berger Books.

And it’s much anticipated. This is the book to dine on, with the (candle) light turned low!

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The Librarians S04 EP06 : And The Graves of Time

In this episode of The Librarians, it’s time to pull out those pocket squares to dab away the tears. It’s Guardians’ day out with, The Librarians and The Graves of Time.

 

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Outlander S03 E13: Eye of the Storm

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For fans of the popular show Outlander, it’s hard to believe that the third season has come and gone. It seems like these 13 episodes flew by. The following contains spoilers if you haven’t seen Eye of the Storm, the season finale.

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Outlander S03 E12: The Bakra

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On last week’s episode of Outlander, Jamie and Claire were again reunited and continued to sail toward Jamaica. Did they reach their destination, in pursuit of young Ian? Please note that spoilers follow if you haven’t seen the latest installment of Outlander.

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Outlander S03 E11: ‘Uncharted’

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On the last episode of Outlander, Claire discovered that the captain of the Porpoise knew Jamie was a wanted man and planned to have him captured in Jamaica. In a bid to warn her husband about this development, she jumped from the ship. What happened to her? Please be aware that there are spoilers ahead if you haven’t already watched “Uncharted.”

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Outlander S03 E10: ‘Heaven and Earth’

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The last episode of Outlander saw Jamie and Claire on a high seas adventure. They boarded a ship to follow young Ian to Jamaica, but Claire was kidnapped by the captain of a British vessel to help combat the illness plaguing their crew. What happened this week? Please note that there are spoilers ahead.

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‘Mudbound’ is a fascinating, moving film

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Mudbound is a fascinating, moving film from director Dee Rees. Set in the deep south during the forties, this adaptation of Hillary Jordan’s 2008 bestseller is deeply affecting but not without its own contradictions, a sprawling literary epic that feels somehow too contained.

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Outlander S03 E09: ‘The Doldrums’

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On the last episode of Outlander, Claire got a cool reception from her sister-in-law Jenny at Lallybroch. To further complicate their relationship, she and Jamie were entrusted with Jenny and Ian’s son, even though Jamie previously failed to tell his parents that young Ian was with him when the young man went missing from home. Ian was to recover the treasure chest from the island so that Jamie could pay Laoghaire’s alimony. Unfortunately for everyone, Ian was intercepted and swept away on another vessel during his mission. How are the Frasers going to handle this latest problem? Please note that spoilers follow.

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Outlander S03 E08: ‘First Wife’

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Because I was on vacation last week, I wasn’t able to recap Outlander episode seven, “Crème de Menthe.” So, this is what you missed in a nutshell. (Note: There are spoilers for both episode seven “Crème de Menthe” and episode eight “First Wife”). Remember the guy who attacked Claire in her room? She killed him, despite her best efforts to save his life. He was sent by Sir Percival, who shows up at Madame Jeanne’s brothel in a fruitless search for Jamie’s illegal liquor. Ian Murray is looking for his son young Ian, and Jamie denies having seen him, even though his nephew has been working for him in his smuggling operation. There’s a fire at the print shop, after another of Sir Percival’s men searches it and finds pamphlets that could get Jamie into big trouble. We were introduced to brother and sister Archie and Margaret Campbell. Claire believes that Margaret suffers from a mental disorder. Will they pop up in a future episode? And what was the biggest revelation in “Crème de Menthe”? Jamie is married to another woman, and that’s sure to upset Claire. Caught up now? Okay, now on to episode eight, “First Wife,” after the jump.

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Outlander S03 E06: ‘A. Malcolm’

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At the end of last week’s episode of Outlander, it looked like Jamie and Claire would finally be together for the first time this season. It was a long wait, but audiences were treated to an extended episode with “A. Malcolm.” So what happened when Jamie recovered from fainting after seeing Claire after a couple decades? There are spoilers ahead if you haven’t seen the episode yet.

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