Hiatus Announcement



Hello constant listeners. We’re going to take a short break. But, we want to give you something to listen to while we rest up.

In the coming weeks, enjoy a few bonus episodes that were previously only available to Patrons. These are from a couple of years ago. For fresh bonus episodes, become a Patron at patreon.com/twoguysdarktower.

There you will get bonus content, including monthly bonus episodes.

See you on the other side of the thinny.


Bonus Episodes 24 & 25 – “The Raft” & “Word Processor of the Gods” (Patreon Clip)



New bonus episodes of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came are live for all of our Patrons. What follows is a short excerpt of our discussions of the short stories “The Raft” and “Word Processor of the Gods” from the Stephen King collection, Skeleton Crew.

To get the whole episode and support our show, become a patron at patreon.com/twoguysdarktower.


Ep. 120 The Regulators, Chapters 12 & 13



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Regulators, chapters 12 and 13.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Did Bachman stick the landing? (01:27)
  • Bachman as Alan Smithee (07:03)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (13:12)
  • Yuck-King It Up (16:45)
  • Fun Stuff (19:35)
  • Our final thoughts on Regulators (22:51)
  • Other worlds than these (26:29)
  • Outro (30:10)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: Desperation, Part I


Ep. 119 The Regulators, Chapters 10 & 11



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Regulators, chapters 10 and 11.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • The B plot is now the A plot (01:47)
  • Wipe this town off the map (08:07)
  • People die hard (Bachman nihilism) (10:42)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (15:43)
  • Yuck-King it Up (17:41)
  • Listener feedback (18:27)
  • Fun Stuff (20:20)
  • Other Worlds Than These (23:53)
  • Outro (27:14)

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Next Episode: The Regulators, chapters 12 and 13.


Bonus Episode 23 – “Here There Be Tygers” (Patreon Clip)



A new bonus episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came is live for all of our Patrons. What follows is a short excerpt of our discussion of the short story “Here There Be Tygers” from the Stephen King collection, Skeleton Crew.

To get the whole episode and support our show, become a patron at patreon.com/twoguysdarktower.


Ep. 118 The Regulators, Chapters 8 & 9



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Regulators, chapters 8 and 9.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Johnny doubles back (02:03)
  • Genre cocktail (09:58)
  • Tak has fun (17:40)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (23:14)
  • Fun Stuff (26:15)
    • Sean obviously meant to say Back to the Future III when discussing ZZ Top.
  • Other worlds than these… (30:46)
  • Outro (34:10)

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Doubleback.” Recycler. ZZ Top. Warner Bros. 1990. 

Next Episode: The Regulators, chapters 10 and 11.


Ep. 117 The Regulators, Chapters 5-7



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Regulators, chapters 5-7.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Inelegant, man (01:14)
  • No problem, man (05:51)
  • Tak is building; Tak is making (10:44)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (13:32)
  • The final Yuck-King-it-up? (15:39)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (16:36)
  • Fun Stuff (18:39)
  • Outro (27:38)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Weird Science. Directed by John Hughes, Universal Pictures, 1985.

My Baby’s In Love With Eddie Vedder.” Running with Scissors. Weird Al Yankovic. 1999 

Next Episode: The Regulators, chapters 8 & 9.


Ep. 116 The Regulators, Chapters 1-4



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Regulators, chapters 1-4.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Publication history (02:30)
  • Book structure (07:33)
  • Flyover country (14:53)
  • What’s going on (18:39)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (32:01)
  • Fun Stuff (39:11)
  • Outro (45:10)

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Next Episode: The Regulators, chapters 5-7.


Ep. 115 Roadwork, Part 3



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Roadwork, Part 3.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:41)
  • Dawes is locked in (02:06)
  • The power of the press (06:57)
  • The nihilistic vision of Richard Bachman (13:21)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (17:58)
  • Yuck-King It Up (20:36)
  • Fun Stuff (21:28)
  • Bachman Books final thoughts (27:10)
  • Outro (30:02)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: The Regulators, chapters 1-4.


Ep. 114 Roadwork, Part 2



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Bachman Book, Roadwork, Part 2.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • “It’s roadwork. So what?” (03:28)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (12:12)
  • Yuck-King It Up (21:54)
  • Fun Stuff (24:35)
  • Outro (29:52)

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Next Episode: Roadwork, Part 3.