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Ep.70 ‘Salem’s Lot: Prologue



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we begin our discussion of ‘Salem’s Lot with the Prologue.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:43)
  • Publication History (01:29)
  • It’s Good to Tell a Story (10:09)
  • Ominous Foreshadowing (13:08)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (20:50)
  • Fun Stuff (23:39)
  • Outro (28:11)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: ‘Salem’s Lot, Part 1, chapters 1-3.


Ep. 69 The Night Flier



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore “The Night Flier” found in Nightmares & Dreamscapes.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Publication History (02:00)
  • A Modern Day Vampire Story (05:34)
  • Richard Dees: Cynical, Sociopathic, but Professional (08:00)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (15:30)
  • Fun Stuff (19:45)
  • Outro (26:05)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

“Midnight Star.” Weird Al In 3-D. Weird Al Yankovic. 1984.

Next Episode: ’Salem’s Lot, Prologue.


Ep. 68 Jerusalem’s Lot



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore “Jerusalem’s Lot” found in Night Shift.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:42)
  • Publication History (01:23)
  • Story Format (04:24)
  • Cthulhu Mythos and Vampires (10:27)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (17:21)
  • Fun Stuff (22:30)

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Next Episode: “The Night Flier” found in Nightmares & Dreamscapes.


Ep. 67 The Gunslinger Born



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the graphic novel, The Gunslinger Born.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • The Horn of Gilead (02:30)
  • Publication History (03:03)
  • Discussing the Adaptation (05:15)
    • Who’s the audience? (06:53)
    • The art (09:38)
    • The story and narration (12:51)
  • What was unique to the comic (16:43)
  • Fun Stuff (24:00)
  • Outro (27:35)

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Next Episode: “Jerusalem’s Lot” found in Night Shift


Ep. 66 Ur



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the short story Ur.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Overview (01:15)
  • Ur Novels (10:36)
  • Nature of the Can Toi (17:48)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (24:14)
  • Fun Stuff (32:33)
  • Outro (38:51)

Read the article about the revisions King made to Ur on Cemetery Dance.

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No One Knows My Plan by They Might Be Giants, John Henry, ℗ 1994 Elektra Entertainment Group Inc.

Next Episode: The Gunslinger Born graphic novel.


Bonus Episode: Hearts in Atlantis Movie



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the movie adaption of Hearts in Atlantis.

  • 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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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.


Hiatus



UPDATE: We are back on July 31 with a new episode covering the Hearts in Atlantis movie. Leaving this up for historical purposes since we have a comment.

Greetings, constant listeners! Now that we have completed our coverage of Hearts in Atlantis, we are taking a hiatus. Stay subscribed to the feed and all of our social media for updates. While we’re on hiatus, we’ll be considering which to cover next. Send us your suggestions!


Ep. 65 Heavenly Shades of Night Are Falling



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore “Heavenly Shades of Night Are Falling” in Hearts in Atlantis and wrap-up the book.

    • Introduction (00:00)
    • Leaving Behind the Past (01:45)
    • Magic (09:47)
    • Dark Tower Thinnies (13:10)
    • Fun Stuff (21:16)
      • Platters “Twilight Time” (21:42)
    • Hearts in Atlantis reviews and reception (30:19)
    • Ranking the stories (39:21)
    • Book themes (40:47)
    • Outro (49:05)

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Nevins, Morty, et al. “Twilight Time.”: Very Best of the Platters. Universal Music, 2000.


Ep. 64 Why We’re In Vietnam



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore “Why We’re in Vietnam” found in Hearts in Atlantis.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:40)
  • Still in Vietnam (03:23)
  • Hauntings (10:29)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (20:35)
  • Fun Stuff (28:31)
  • Outro (32:43)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: “Heavenly Shades of Night Are Falling” in Hearts in Atlantis and our final thoughts on the book.