Category Archives: Short Story

Bonus Episode 28 – “Survivor Type” (Patreon Clip)



A new 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 “Survivor Type” from the Stephen King collection, Skeleton Crew.

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Bonus Episode 27 – “The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet” (Patreon Clip)



A new 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 Ballad of the Flexible Bullet” from the Stephen King collection, Skeleton Crew.

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Bonus Episodes 24 & 25 – “The Raft” & “Word Processor of the Gods” (Patreon Clip)



New bonus episodes of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came are live for all of our Patrons. What follows is a short excerpt of our discussions of the short stories “The Raft” and “Word Processor of the Gods” from the Stephen King collection, Skeleton Crew.

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Bonus Episode 23 – “Here There Be Tygers” (Patreon Clip)



A new 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 “Here There Be Tygers” from the Stephen King collection, Skeleton Crew.

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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.

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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.

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Bonus Episode 13 – 1922 (Patreon Clip)



Our 13th bonus episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came just went live to all of our patrons. What follows is a short excerpt of our synced commentary of the Netflix original movie adaptation of Stephen King’s 1922.

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Ep. 83 Everything’s Eventual



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the short story, “Everything’s Eventual,” found in the collection Everything’s Eventual.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Story background (01:30)
  • Creative process (07:45)
  • The seduction of Dinky (14:43)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (21:02)
  • Fun Stuff (28:28)
  • Outro (36:40)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: The Stand, Book 1, chapters 1-4.


Ep. 78 One for the Road



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the short story “One for the Road” found in Night Shift and the Illustrated Salem’s Lot.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Good, creepy story (01:14)
  • Old men on an adventure (06:11)
  • Urban versus rural (09:01)
  • Timing (10:50)
  • Listener Feedback (15:46)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (17:30)
  • Fun Stuff (18:36)
  • Outro (24:19)

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Next Episode: The Eyes of the Dragon, sections 1-27


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 (02:32)
  • A Modern Day Vampire Story (06:07)
  • Richard Dees: Cynical, Sociopathic, but Professional (08:30)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (16:02)
  • Fun Stuff (20:25)
  • Outro (26:40)

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

Next Episode: ’Salem’s Lot, Prologue.