Ep. 23: The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass — Susan, Chapters 6-10



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Susan, chapters 6-10.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Smart people doing smart things (1:45)
  • Love makes you do stupid things (like forget your duty) (8:25)
  • Why is Roland telling this story (20:10)
  • Roland is a dangerous man (23:30)
  • Worldbuilding (25:45)
    • Magic (26:00)
    • Thinny (28:00)
    • Time getting softer (31:45)
  • Fun Stuff (35:00)
  • Reviews/Shout-outs (43:10)
  • Outro (46:00)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: October 25; We explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Interlude and Come, Reap, chapters 1-4.


Ep. 22: The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass — Susan, Chapters 1-5



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Part 2, Susan, chapter 1-5.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Careless Love (05:50)
  • Language and customs (17:59)
  • Politic, politics, politics! (23:12)
  • Fun Stuff (40:06)
  • Outro (55:42)

For more information about the show, check us out at twoguystothedarktowercame.com. You can also email us at twoguysdarktower@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/2guysdarktower/ and our and our Twitter feed is @2guysdarktower.

Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: We explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Part 2, Susan, chapters 6-10.


Ep. 21: The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass — Riddles, Chapters 4 & 5



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Riddles chapters 4 & 5.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Book Summary (0:45)
  • Where’s the meat? (1:22)
  • Does this section enhance the Stand or the Dark Tower more? (3:20)
  • A new wheelchair! (9:40)
  • Jay’s epic rant (12:50)
  • Story telling (15:00)
  • (This Song’s Just) Six Words Long (18:25)
  • Fun Stuff (26:45)
  • Outro (36:20)

For more information about the show, check us out at twoguystothedarktowercame.com. You can also email us at twoguysdarktower@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/2guysdarktower/ and our and our Twitter feed is @2guysdarktower.

Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Yankovic, “Weird Al”, Rudy Clark. “(This Song’s Just) Six Words Long.” Even Worse. Volcano, 1988. CD.

Next Episode: We’ll explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Susan chapters 1-5.


Bonus Episode: Charlie the Choo-Choo



In this bonus episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we discuss the Beryl Evans book, Charlie the Choo-Choo.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Book summary (00:42)
  • The gig is up (03:20)
  • Cool marketing EW article (04:37)
  • Outro (05:38)

For more information about the show, check us out at twoguystothedarktowercame.com. You can also email us at twoguysdarktower@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/2guysdarktower/ and our and our Twitter feed is @2guysdarktower.

Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.


Ep. 20: The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass — Argument, Prologue, & Part One, Riddles, Chapters 1-3



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, the Argument; Prologue; and Part One, Riddles, Chapters 1 – 3.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Context of Book IV (01:31)
  • Why so much recap? (11:40)
  • If Blaine were an ally, oh the possibilities (17:56)
  • Riddle contest–end of the line for Blaine (22:32)
  • Gunslinger’s nature (36:10)
  • Fun Stuff (38:18)
  • Outro (42:00)

For more information about the show, check us out at twoguystothedarktowercame.com. You can also email us at twoguysdarktower@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/2guysdarktower/ and our and our Twitter feed is @2guysdarktower.

Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: We explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Part One, Riddles, Chapters 4 – 5.


Bonus Episode: The Dark Tower Movie



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we discuss the major motion picture, The Dark Tower.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Initial Thoughts (0:46)
  • Sean identifies a major failing (4:58)
  • Jay is upset about the opening line from the book (6:15)
  • No emotional connections in the movie (9:25)
  • Movie Jake doesn’t work (10:01)
  • Matthew McConaughey (alright, alright, alright) (11:59)
  • Some good stuff (14:00)
  • Who is this movie for (16:14)
  • Where are Eddie and Susannah (18:25)
  • What’s next (18:55)
  • The ending of the movie (21:16)
  • Outro (24:42)

For more information about the show, check us out at twoguystothedarktowercame.com. You can also email us at twoguysdarktower@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/2guysdarktower/ and our and our Twitter feed is @2guysdarktower.

Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.


Ep. 19: The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands — Chapter 6 Riddle and Waste Lands



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we finish Book III of the Dark Tower, The Waste Lands, covering chapter VI, Riddle and Waste Lands.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Recap (00:59)
  • Cop-out or not? (07:19)
  • Waste Lands as a theme (14:17)
  • Critical takes (35:20)
  • Fun Stuff (40:46)
  • Outro (52:15)

For more information about the show, check us out at twoguystothedarktowercame.com. You can also email us at twoguysdarktower@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/2guysdarktower/ and our and our Twitter feed is @2guysdarktower.

Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: We cover Book IV of the Dark Tower, Wizard and Glass, the Argument, Prologue, and Part One: Riddles, Chapters 1 – 3.


Ep. 18: The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands — Chapter 5 Bridge and City



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book III, The Waste Lands, chapter 5, Bridge and City.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Connections to The Stand (01:47)
  • Character development (13:52)
  • Riddles (24:57)
  • Spoiler for “Game of Thrones” (29:39 – 30:31)
  • The destruction that follows Roland (34:40)
  • Fun Stuff (39:00)
  • Velcro Fly by Z. Z. Top (43:09) https://youtu.be/F89McWFENTs
  • Outro (46:09)

For more information about the show, check us out at twoguystothedarktowercame.com. You can also email us at twoguysdarktower@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/2guysdarktower/ and our and our Twitter feed is @2guysdarktower.

Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Gibbons, Billy, Dusty Hill, and Frank Beard. “Velcro Fly.” Afterburner. Warner Bros, 1985. CD.

Next Episode: We finish Book III of the Dark Tower, The Waste Lands, Chapter 6 – Riddle and Waste Lands.


Ep. 17: The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands — Chapter 4 Town and Ka-Tet



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book III of the Dark Tower, The Waste Lands, Chapter 4, Town & Ka-Tet.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Roland’s connection to the old ways (03:04)
  • The palaver of the ka-tet (09:17)
  • Once there was a world we knew, but that world has moved on (23:04)
  • Stephen King tropes (33:50)
  • Fun stuff (39:03)
  • Outro (45:10)

For more information about the show, check us out at twoguystothedarktowercame.com. You can also email us at twoguysdarktower@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/2guysdarktower/ and our and our Twitter feed is @2guysdarktower.

Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: We explore The Dark Tower, Book III of the Dark Tower, The Waste Lands, Chapter 5, Bridge and City.


Ep. 16: The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands — Chapter 3 Door and Demon



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Book III of the Dark Tower, The Waste Lands, Chapter 3, Door and Demon.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • The death of Eddie’s childhood (03:40)
  • Susanna is underdeveloped as a character (24:44)
  • Does Roland fully grasp the scope of his quest? (33:44)
  • Fun stuff (41:01)
  • Outro (55:02)

For more information about the show, check us out at twoguystothedarktowercame.com. You can also email us at twoguysdarktower@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/2guysdarktower/ and our and our Twitter feed is @2guysdarktower.

Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: We explore The Dark Tower, Book III of the Dark Tower, The Waste Lands, Chapter 4, Town and Ka-Tet.