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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.”


Ep. 101 The Stand Episode 5 “Fear and Loathing in New Vegas”



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we discuss the CBS All Access series The Stand, episode 5, “Fear and Loathing in New Vegas.”

  • Introduction (00:12)
  • Recap (00:48)
  • Listener feedback (01:20)
  • Give us the old Vegas (08:56)
  • Characters have no depth (19:04)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (28:10)
  • Yuck-King It Up (29:01)
  • Fun Stuff (30:27)
  • Jamie Sheridans (34:22)
  • Outro (36:53)

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Next Episode: Episode 6 of The Stand, “The Vigil.”


Ep. 100 The Stand Episode 4 “The House of the Dead”



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore episode 4 of the CBS All-Access series, The Stand, “The House of the Dead.”

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • 100th Episode Recognition (00:51)
  • Show Recap (01:24)
  • Listener Feedback (02:19)
  • Continued Problems with the Show (06:18)
  • What Is Working (09:42)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (23:14)
  • Yuck-King It Up (24:08)
  • Fun Stuff (25:44)
  • Outro (32:12)

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Next Episode: Episode 5 of The Stand, “Suspicious Minds”


Ep. 99 The Stand Episode 3 “Blank Pages”



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the CBS All Access series, The Stand, episode 3, “Blank Pages.”

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Listener feedback (01:56)
  • Fundamental changes (07:29)
  • What’s working (23:04)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (27:13)
  • Yuck-King It Up (29:08)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (30:15)
  • Fun Stuff (31:42)
  • Outro (41:15)

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Flight of the Conchords. “The Most Beautiful Girl (In The Room),” Flight of the Conchords, Sub Pop, 2008.

Next Episode: The Stand, episode 4, The House of the Dead.


Bonus Episode 17 – Firestarter (Patreon Clip)



Our 17th 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 movie adaptation of Stephen King’s Firestarter.

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