Category Archives: Wizard and Glass

Ep. 27 The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass — All God’s Chillun Got Shoes, Chapters 1-4



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we finish The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, with the All God’s Chillun Got Shoes section.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Matricide–Is it that bad? (1:28)
  • Gabrielle’s motivation (9:00)
  • Dave McKean, Neal Gaiman, and Sandman connection (16:03)
  • Why does Roland share this story (17:22)
  • The Green Palace (29:00)
  • Sean goes on about the end, the real end, the end-end (34:29)
  • Roland gets emotional (34:45)
  • Fun stuff (40:14)
  • Outro (51:28)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Croce, Jim. “New York’s Not My Home.” Photographs and Memories. Saja Music Co, 1985. CD.

Next Episode: We will wrap our discussion of The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, with our final thoughts, overall impression, book reviews, and reader feedback.


Ep. 26 The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass — Come, Reap Chapters 9 & 10



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Come, Reap, chapters 9 & 10.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Recap (00:48)
  • The Wizard’s Glass – the Pink One (02:20)
  • Roland’s vision in the wizard’s glass (17:57)
  • The Once and Future Roland (32:06)
  • Did King end the story successfully? (41:07)
  • Fun Stuff (48:58)
  • Outro (56:15)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: We finish The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, All God’s Chillun Got Shoes, chapters 1-5.


Ep. 25 The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass — Come, Reap Chapters 5-8



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Interlude and Come, Reap chapters 5-8.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • King’s narrative style…the Good (3:30)
  • …the Bad (7:30)
  • …and the Ugly (13:30)
  • Cruelty of Mejis (17:50)
  • Susan’s loss of innocence (27:40)
  • Fun Stuff (39:00)
  • Outro (45:02)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: We will explore The Dark Tower, Book 4, Wizard and Glass, Come, Reap chapters 9 and 10.


Ep. 24 The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass — Interlude and Come, Reap Chapters 1-4



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Interlude and Come, Reap chapters 1-4.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Interlude: a fascinating reflection on the story (03:39)
  • Tension to story, but… (09:59)
  • Religion (17:48)
  • Roland and Cuthbert come to a head (30:06)
  • Fun Stuff (37:33)
  • Outro (48:00)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: We explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Come, Reap, chapters 5-8.


Ep. 23: The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass — Susan, Chapters 6-10



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Susan, chapters 6-10.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Smart people doing smart things (1:45)
  • Love makes you do stupid things (like forget your duty) (8:25)
  • Why is Roland telling this story (20:10)
  • Roland is a dangerous man (23:30)
  • Worldbuilding (25:45)
    • Magic (26:00)
    • Thinny (28:00)
    • Time getting softer (31:45)
  • Fun Stuff (35:00)
  • Reviews/Shout-outs (43:10)
  • Outro (46:00)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: October 25; We explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Interlude and Come, Reap, chapters 1-4.


Ep. 22: The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass — Susan, Chapters 1-5



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Part 2, Susan, chapter 1-5.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Careless Love (05:50)
  • Language and customs (17:59)
  • Politic, politics, politics! (23:12)
  • Fun Stuff (40:06)
  • Outro (55:42)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: We explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Part 2, Susan, chapters 6-10.


Ep. 21: The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass — Riddles, Chapters 4 & 5



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Riddles chapters 4 & 5.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Book Summary (0:45)
  • Where’s the meat? (1:22)
  • Does this section enhance the Stand or the Dark Tower more? (3:20)
  • A new wheelchair! (9:40)
  • Jay’s epic rant (12:50)
  • Story telling (15:00)
  • (This Song’s Just) Six Words Long (18:25)
  • Fun Stuff (26:45)
  • Outro (36:20)

For more information about the show, check us out at twoguystothedarktowercame.com. You can also email us at twoguysdarktower@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/2guysdarktower/ and our and our Twitter feed is @2guysdarktower.

Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Yankovic, “Weird Al”, Rudy Clark. “(This Song’s Just) Six Words Long.” Even Worse. Volcano, 1988. CD.

Next Episode: We’ll explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Susan chapters 1-5.


Ep. 20: The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass — Argument, Prologue, & Part One, Riddles, Chapters 1-3



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, the Argument; Prologue; and Part One, Riddles, Chapters 1 – 3.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Context of Book IV (01:31)
  • Why so much recap? (11:40)
  • If Blaine were an ally, oh the possibilities (17:56)
  • Riddle contest–end of the line for Blaine (22:32)
  • Gunslinger’s nature (36:10)
  • Fun Stuff (38:18)
  • Outro (42:00)

For more information about the show, check us out at twoguystothedarktowercame.com. You can also email us at twoguysdarktower@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/2guysdarktower/ and our and our Twitter feed is @2guysdarktower.

Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: We explore The Dark Tower, Book IV, Wizard and Glass, Part One, Riddles, Chapters 4 – 5.