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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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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

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.


Ep. 63 Blind Willie



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore “Blind Willie” found in Hearts in Atlantis.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Publication History/Changes in Versions (02:48)
  • Only the Penitent Man Will Pass (14:26)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (23:36)
  • Fun Stuff (30:20)
  • Outro (40:22)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: “Why We’re in Vietnam” in Hearts in Atlantis.


Ep. 62 Hearts in Atlantis — Parts 23-44



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we discuss “Hearts in Atlantis” parts 23-44 in Hearts in Atlantis.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Goldilocks and the Political Activists (05:43)
  • Information (08:55)
  • We couldn’t stop laughing (17:19)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (27:04)
  • Fun Stuff (34:04)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: Hearts in Atlantis, “Blind Willie”.


Ep. 61 Hearts in Atlantis — Parts 1-22



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore “Hearts in Atlantis,” parts 1-22 found in Hearts in Atlantis.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Discovering Yourself (02:45)
  • Nested Nostalgia (14:31)
  • Addiction or Avoidance (20:20)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (28:20)
  • Fun Stuff (35:35)
  • Outro (44:57)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: “Hearts in Atlantis” parts 23-44 in Hearts in Atlantis


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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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

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