Ep. 89 The Stand, Book 2, Chapters 43-45



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Stand, Book 2, chapters 43-45.

  • Introduction (00:12)
  • Recap (00:44)
  • And so begins Book II (01:45)
  • Abagail’s religious perspective (09:06)
  • Strange bedfellows (16:56)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (29:26)
  • Yuck-King It Up (40:49)
  • Listener reviews & emails (42:04)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (44:33)
  • Fun Stuff (45:07)
  • Outro (54:04)

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Next Episode: The Stand, book 2, chapters 46-49.


Ep. 88 The Stand, Book 1, Chapters 35-42



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Stand, Book 1, chapters 35-42.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Searching for Society/Authority (02:08)
    • Frannie/Harold (02:30)
    • Rita/Larry (06:47)
    • Glen/Stu (11:24)
    • Lloyd (16:20)
  • No Great Loss (21:30)
  • Time to Talk Supernatural (25:00)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (32:04)
  • Yuck-king It Up (38:08)
  • Fun Stuff (41:58)
  • Outro (51:12)

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Bonus Episode 13 – 1922 (Patreon Clip)



Our 13th bonus episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came just went live to all of our patrons. What follows is a short excerpt of our synced commentary of the Netflix original movie adaptation of Stephen King’s 1922.

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Ep. 87 The Stand, Book 1, Chapters 26-34



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Stand, Book 1, chapters 26-34.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • PTSD for our main characters (02:29)
  • The tipping point (21:10)
  • More new characters! (30:33)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (41:29)
  • Yuck-King It Up (48:21)
  • Fun Stuff (52:24)
  • Outro (57:32)

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Next Episode: The Dark Tower, The Stand, Book 1, chapters 35-42.


Ep. 86 The Stand, Book 1, Chapters 16-25



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Stand, Book 1, chapters 16-25.

    • Introduction (00:00)
    • Life’s Trend Lines (01:45)
    • Randall Flagg, the Dark Man (09:48)
    • Pop Culture Lenses (19:01)
    • Dark Tower Thinnies (26:54)
    • Listener Feedback (30:35)
    • Yuck-King it Up (31:51)
    • Fun Stuff (37:32)
  • Outro (46:35)

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Next Episode: The Stand, Book 1, chapters 26-34.


Ep. 85 The Stand, Book 1, Chapters 5-15



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Stand, Book 1, Chapters 5-15.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Larry Underwood (02:07)
  • Nick Andros (10:13)
  • Parents (17:29)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (22:11)
  • Listener Feedback (27:16)
  • Yuck-King It Up (28:02)
  • Fun Stuff (32:44)
  • Outro (41:50)

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Next Episode: The Stand, Book 1, Chapters 16-25.


Bonus Episode 12 – Wred Fright Interview (Patreon Clip)



Our twelfth bonus episode of Two Guys of the Dark Tower Came just went live to all of our Patrons. The following is a short excerpt of our discussion with Wred Fright, who noted the changes between the versions of The Stand for his blog.

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Ep. 84 The Stand, Book 1, Chapters 1-4



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Stand, Book 1, chapters 1-4 and all the front material.

  • Introduction (00:09)
  • Recap (00:41)
  • Publication history (02:20)
  • Sean and Jay’s history with the book (06:22)
  • Pre-story materials (09:38)
  • New book, new characters (15:23)
  • Things are falling apart (27:12)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (32:53)
  • Enriching revisions (36:47)
  • Yuck-King it Up (42:25)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (44:53)
  • Fun Stuff (45:14)
  • Outro (48:51)

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Next Episode: The Stand, Book 1, chapters 5-15.


Ep. 83 Everything’s Eventual



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the short story, “Everything’s Eventual,” found in the collection Everything’s Eventual.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Story background (01:30)
  • Creative process (07:45)
  • The seduction of Dinky (14:43)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (21:02)
  • Fun Stuff (28:28)
  • Outro (36:40)

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Next Episode: The Stand, Book 1, chapters 1-4.


Ep. 82 The Eyes of the Dragon, Sections 94-142



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Eyes of the Dragon, Section 94-142 and our final thoughts on the book.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Duty versus loyalty (01:09)
  • Evil repeats itself (06:59)
  • The Napkins! (15:29)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (21:40)
  • Fun Stuff (27:30)
  • Final Thoughts (32:32)
  • Outro (40:21)

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Next Episode: “Everything’s Eventual” found in Everything’s Eventual