Ep. 126 Christine, Prologue & Chapters 1-11



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Christine, the Prologue and chapters 1-11.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Publication history (02:24)
  • The creeping knowledge of death (09:10)
  • Christine and Arnie (19:28)
  • This is a rock and roll story (26:02)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (34:13)
  • Yuck-King it Up (40:15)
  • Fun Stuff (43:30)
  • Other Worlds Than These (48:50)
  • Outro (53:23)

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Next Episode: Christine, chapters 12-19.


Ep. 125 Desperation, Part 5



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Desperation, Part 5: Highway 50: Excused Early.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:45)
  • A bible epic ending (01:14)
  • God is love (07:51)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (16:21)
  • Fun Stuff (17:12)
  • Final thoughts on Desperation (23:46)
  • Other Worlds Than These (30:07)
  • Outro (34:08)

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Next Episode: Christine, Prologue & chapters 1-11.


Ep. 124 Desperation, Part 4



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Desperation, Part 4 The China Pit: God Is Cruel.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • This book holds up! (01:46)
  • God is cruel (07:04)
  • More connections (16:32)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (19:23)
  • Yuck-King It Up (26:24)
  • Fun Stuff (30:21)
  • Other Worlds Than These (35:43)
  • Outro (39:23)

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Next Episode: Desperation, Part 5 Highway 50: Excused Early.


Ep. 123 Desperation, Part 3



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Desperation, Part III – The American West: Legendary Shadows.

  • Introduction (00:12)
  • Recap (00:45)
  • King’s title conventions (01:36)
  • The spiritual state of unbelief (12:51)
  • The Connection Zone (25:09)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (32:02)
  • Yuck-King It Up (34:16)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (36:20)
  • Fun Stuff (36:45)
  • Other Worlds Than These (42:38)
  • Outro (48:18)

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Next Episode: Desperation, Part IV – The China Pit: God is Cruel.


Bonus Episode 28 – “Survivor Type” (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 “Survivor Type” from the Stephen King collection, Skeleton Crew.

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Ep. 122 Desperation, Part 2



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Desperation, Part 2: Desperation: In These Silences Something May Rise

  • Introduction (00:14)
  • Recap (00:46)
  • The twist (02:00)
  • David’s faith (08:34)
  • Three-layer [meta-fiction] cheese dip (15:21)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (17:52)
  • Yuck-King it Up (20:45)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (22:38)
  • Fun Stuff (24:23)
  • Other Worlds Than These (28:47)
  • Outro (31:57)

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Next Episode: Desperation, Part 3: The American West: Legendary Shadows.


Ep. 121 Desperation, Part 1



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Desperation, Part 1, In the House of the Wolf, The House of the Scorpion.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Publication history (1:46)
  • Initial thoughts (4:19)
  • Character criss-cross (9:42)
  • Other connections (19:49)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (25:20)
  • Yuck-King It Up (27:55)
  • Fun Stuff (30:23)
  • Other Worlds Than These (36:53)
  • Outro (41:01)

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Next Episode: Desperation, Part 2, Desperation: In These Silences Something May Rise.


REPOST: Bonus Episode 4: Hearts in Atlantis Movie Review



Originally posted July 31, 2019.

In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the movie adaptation of Hearts in Atlantis, starring Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin, and Hope Davis.

  • Introduction (00:14)
  • IMDB Summary (00:41)
  • Movie Details and Discussion (01:06)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (35:24)
  • Fun Stuff (41:18)
  • Movie Reviews (45:28)
  • Listener Feedback (52:06)
  • Outro (56:12)

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Bonus Episode 27 – “The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet” (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 “The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet” from the Stephen King collection, Skeleton Crew.

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REPOST: Bonus Episode 3: The Dark Tower Movie Review



Originally posted August 23, 2017.

In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we discuss the major motion picture, The Dark Tower, starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey.

  • 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)

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