Category Archives: The Stand

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


Ep. 98 The Stand Episode 2 “Pocket Savior”



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore episode 2 of the CBS All-Access series, The Stand, “Pocket Savior.”

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:48)
  • Listener feedback (01:33)
  • The structure is not working (05:30)
  • What’s working (11:33)
  • The show is boring (14:06)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (19:55)
  • Yuck-King It Up (20:33)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (23:03)
  • Fun Stuff (24:00)
  • Outro (33:48)

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Next Episode: The Stand, Episode 3.


Ep. 97 The Stand Episode 1 “The End”



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore episode 1 of the CBS All Access miniseries, The Stand titled “The End.”

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Watching in 2020 (01:30)
  • Listener Feedback (02:50)
  • Directorial Choices (08:25)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (24:08)
  • Yuck-King It Up (25:32)
  • New Patron (27:08)
  • Fun Stuff (28:00)
  • How Many Jamie Sheridans? (38:16)
  • Outro (39:56)

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Next Episode: The Stand, episode 2.


Ep. 96 The Stand, Book 3, Chapters 74-79, the Circle Closes, and our Wrap-Up



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we finish our discussion of The Stand, covering Book 3, Chapters 74-78, and the Circle Closes, as well as our wrap-up

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:42)
  • It ends in a whimper (00:59)
  • A season of rest (07:28)
  • Overall big themes (13:21)
  • Book reception and our thoughts (20:40)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (28:33)
  • Yuck-King It Up (31:44)
  • Fun Stuff (35:32)
  • Outro and special announcement (42:30)

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Next Episode: Join us for our coverage of The Stand limited series.


Ep. 95 The Stand, Book 3, Chapters 68-73



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Stand, Book 3, Chapters 68-73.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • The Trashcan Man Returns (01:46)
  • Flagg (07:54)
  • Larry (15:49)
  • The Rat Man (19:58)
  • The Climax/The Stand (20:18)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (33:07)
  • Yuck-King It Up (34:53)
  • Listener Feedback (36:57)
  • Fun Stuff (39:22)
  • Outro (44:57)

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Next Episode: The Stand, Book 3, Chapters 74-78, Circle Closes, and our book wrap-up.


Ep. 94 The Stand, Book 3, Chapters 61-67



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Stand, Book 3, Chapters 61-67.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:43)
  • Flagg is losing control (01:39)
  • Banality of evil (11:38)
  • Importance of love (18:37)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (23:31)
  • Yuck-King it Up (29:28)
  • Listener feedback (32:27)
  • Fun Stuff (34:58)
  • Outro (43:35)

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Next Episode: The Stand, Book 3, Chapters 68-73.


Ep. 93 The Stand, Book 2, Chapters 57-60



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Stand, Book 2, Chapters 57-60.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Sanity vs. Insanity → the New Reality (02:20)
  • Entombment vs. Resurrection (15:57)
  • The Bad Moon Has Risen (24:44)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (32:10)
  • Yuck-King It Up (36:10)
  • Listener Feedback (39:02)
  • Fun Stuff (44:05)
  • Outro (48:34)

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Next Episode: The Stand, Book 3, Chapters 61-67.