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Ep. 60 Low Men in Yellow Coats — Parts 9-11



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore “Low Men in Yellow Coats” parts 9-11.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • The Once and Future Liz (03:17)
  • Important confrontations: “People needed a beast to hunt.” (16:27)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (25:50)
  • Fun Stuff (38:45)
  • Outro (44:31)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: “Hearts in Atlantis” Hearts in Atlantis, parts 1-22.


Ep. 59 Low Men in Yellow Coats — Parts 5-8



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore parts 5 to 8 of “Low Men in Yellow Coats” found in Hearts in Atlantis.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Lots of Plot/Ted’s Powers (1:35)
  • Down There (5:50)
  • Bobby’s Dream (18:56)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (26:30)
  • Fun Stuff (37:26)
  • Recent Reviews and Feedback (44:07)
  • Outro (45:42)

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Next Episode: Conclude “Low Men in Yellow Coats” (parts 9-12) found in Hearts in Atlantis.


Ep. 58 Low Men in Yellow Coats — Parts 1-4



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore parts 1 to 4 of “Low Men in Yellow Coats” found in Hearts in Atlantis.

  • Introduction (00:12)
  • Publication Info (01:31)
  • Castle Rock Origin Story (06:07)
  • Nostalgia and Childhood (09:39)
  • Books, Reading, and Stories (25:25)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (39:36)
  • Fun Stuff (50:36)
  • Outro (57:10)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: Parts 5 to 8 of “Low Men in Yellow Coats” found in Hearts in Atlantis.


Ep. 57 The Little Sisters of Eluria



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore “The Little Sisters of Eluria,” found in Stephen King’s Everything’s Eventual.

  • Introduction (00:48)
  • Publication History (02:30)
  • Did this need to be a Dark Tower story? (13:05)
  • Deus ex Canine (22:41)
  • Vampires! (25:16)
  • We dig this story (33:45)
  • Fun Stuff (38:48)
  • Outro (45:15)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Mandel, Johnny. “Theme from M.A.S.H. (Suicide is Painless).” MASH Original Soundtrack. Columbia/CBS, 1970.

Next Episode: “Low Men in Yellow Coats” Parts 1-4 found in Hearts in Atlantis


Ep. 56 The Dark Tower — Listener Feedback



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we read and discuss listener feedback.

  • Introduction (00:11)
  • We do it for the listeners (00:38)
  • Dark Tower re-reads (02:09)
  • Are we too harsh on King? (09:31)
  • King’s endings (14:36)
  • Listener reviews (21:44)
  • Fun Stuff (24:23)
  • On our next episode… (28:14)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: Little Sisters of Eluria.


Ep. 55 The Dark Tower — Series Wrap-Up



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower as a series.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Heartbreak (1:40)
  • What’s King Up To? (16:40)
  • Character Arcs (24:47)
  • Are the characters better off for knowing Roland (29:54)
  • Subtitles (38:21)
  • Magnum Opus? (46:58)
  • Fun Stuff (53:50)
  • Outro (1:03:05)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: Mailbag and Listener thoughts.


Ep. 54 The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower — Epilogue, Coda, Author’s Note, reactions



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book VII, The Dark Tower, Epilogue, Coda, Author’s Note and reaction to the book.

  • Introduction (0:00:11)
  • Recap (0:00:49)
  • Dance of the Can’-Ka No Rey (0:01:49)
  • Epilogue/Susannah in New York (0:02:10)
  • Coda/Found (0:08:32)
  • Author’s Note (0:30:30)
  • Fun Stuff (0:37:00)
  • Book Reviews and Reception (0:44:24)
  • Sean and Jay Rank Book VII (0:51:32)
  • What’s Next? (0:56:21)
  • Listener Feedback (0:58:41)
  • Outro (1:00:41)

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Next Episode: The Dark Tower, Series Overview.


Ep. 53 The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower — Part 5, Chapters 1-3



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book VII, The Dark Tower, Part 5, chapters 1-3.

  • Introduction (00:45)
  • Susannah’s Exit (02:30)
  • Mordred (14:20)
  • Crimson King (21:57)
  • Fun Stuff (36:35)
  • Outro (50:51)

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Next Episode: The Dark Tower, Book VII, The Dark Tower, Epilogue, Coda, and Appendix.


Ep. 52 The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower — Part 4, Chapters 4-6



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book 7, The Dark Tower, Part 4, chapters 4-6.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • What is Happening? (01:21)
  • The Meta Structure Tumbles (14:28)
  • Fun Stuff (29:06)
  • Outro (33:51)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: The Dark Tower, Book VII, The Dark Tower, Part 5, chapters 1-3.


Ep. 51 The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower — Part 4, Chapters 1-3



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book VII, The Dark Tower, Part 4, chapters 1-3.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Susannah and Roland’s relationship (05:45)
  • The Three Kings (14:35)
  • Crimson King (22:32)
  • Fun Stuff (30:57)
  • Outro (42:40)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: The Dark Tower, Book VII, The Dark Tower, Part 4, chapters 4-6.