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Ep. 109 Rage, Chapters 21-35



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the Bachman Book, Rage, chapters 21-35.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:45)
  • Using television & movies as a lens (01:31)
  • Scapegoat Ted (07:03)
  • The mysterious Joe McKennedy (13:08)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (20:25)
  • Yuck-King It Up (23:47)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (26:40)
  • Fun Stuff (27:20)
  • Outro (31:55)

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Next Episode: Running Man, chapters Minus 100 – 71.


Ep. 108 Rage, Chapters 1-20



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the Bachman Book Rage, chapters 1-20.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Publication History (01:20)
  • Growing Up is Scary (04:40)
  • King’s Writing (14:48)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (20:36)
  • Yuck-King It Up (23:54)
  • Fun Stuff (27:09)
  • Outro (33:50)

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Next Episode: Rage, chapters 21-35.


Bonus Episode 19 – “The Mangler” (Patreon Clip)



Our 19th (!) 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 Mangler” found in Stephen King’s Night Shift.

To get the whole episode, become a Patreon at patreon.com/twoguysdarktower.


Ep. 107 The Long Walk, Chapters 9-18



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Long Walk, chapters 9-18.

  • Introduction (00:09)
  • Recap (00:41)
  • More about the world (01:15)
  • Nothing to lose (07:58)
  • The ending (15:37)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (20:55)
  • Yuck-King It Up (24:06)
  • Fun Stuff (27:51)
  • Outro (36:36)

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Next Episode: Rage, Chapters 1-20


Ep. 106 The Long Walk, Chapters 1-8



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Long Walk, chapters 1-8.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Publication History/Bachman (01:48)
  • The World of the Walk (11:05)
  • Does any of this matter? Should this be called The Long Talk? (18:49)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (26:39)
  • Yuck-King It Up (29:24)
  • Fun Stuff (35:26)
  • Outro (43:10) 

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Next Episode: The Long Walk, chapters 9-18.


Ep. 105 The Stand Episode 9 “The Circle Closes”



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we discuss the CBS All Access series The Stand, episode 9, “The Circle Closes.”

  • Intro (00:12)
  • Recap (00:48)
  • Listener Feedback (01:25)
  • Artificially successful (09:09)
  • Frannie in the well (13:34)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (26:24)
  • Yuck-King It Up (29:48)
  • Fun Stuff (31:31)
  • Jamey Sheridans (38:16)
  • Outro (41:37)

The ubiquitous baby blanket Sean mentioned.

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Next Episode: The Long Walk, chapters 1-8.


Ep. 104 The Stand Episode 8 “The Stand”



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we discuss the CBS All Access series The Stand, episode 8, “The Stand.”

  • Intro (00:00)
  • Recap (00:48)
  • Listener Feedback (03:12)
  • What a mockery (08:10)
  • The Hand of God (20:04)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (26:38)
  • Yuck-King It Up (28:01)
  • Fun Stuff (30:59)
  • Jamey Sheridans (39:20)
  • Outro (40:40)

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Next Episode: The Stand, episode 9, “Coda: Frannie in the Well The Circle Closes.”


Bonus Episode 18 – “Gray Matter” (Patreon Clip)



Our 18th 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 “Gray Matter” found in Stephen King’s Night Shift.

To get the whole episode, become a Patreon at patreon.com/twoguysdarktower.


Ep. 103 The Stand Episode 7 “The Walk”



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we discuss the CBS All Access series The Stand, episode 7, “The Walk.”

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:48)
  • Listener Feedback (02:08)
  • Free will (09:23)
  • Relationships (17:55)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (25:26)
  • Yuck-King It Up (27:57)
  • Fun Stuff (30:49)
  • Jamey Sheridans (35:58)
  • Outro (36:32)

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Samples of The Who, “Won’t Get Fooled Again”

Next Episode: The Stand, episode 8, “The Stand.”


Ep. 102 The Stand Episode 6 “The Vigil”



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we discuss the CBS All Access series The Stand, episode 6, “The Vigil.”

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Listener Feedback (01:25)
  • A Low Bar (02:36)
  • Wasted Talent (10:43)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (22:00)
  • Yuck-King It Up (26:27)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (28:37)
  • Fun Stuff (29:11)
  • Jamey Sheridans (33:57)
  • Outro (34:44)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: The Stand, episode 7, “The Walk.”