Bonus Episode: The Dark Tower Trailer



In this bonus episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we discuss the first full trailer for The Dark Tower movie.

Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/GjwfqXTebIY

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Sean’s initial thoughts (01:45)
  • Not just from Book I (02:16)
  • Movie looks too conventional (04:52)
  • What Sean liked (07:00)
  • Is McConaughey right for the role? (08:02)
  • References to other King works (10:54)
  • The bootleg trailer (11:56)
  • Outro (15:12)

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Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.


Ep. 12: The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three — The Pusher



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book 2, The Drawing of the Three, The Pusher.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Plot recap (00:44)
  • A fish out of water (02:04)
  • Matters of fate (05:41)
  • Delusions of grandeur (06:09)
  • Roland as hero (11:59)
  • Romper Room “Do Bee” song (18:27)
  • What is Roland’s intent with the third door? (19:54)
  • Roland’s plan (28:43)
  • Fun stuff (36:10)
  • Outro (47:23)

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.

Romper Room “Do Bee” song from Romper Room, Jim Timmens, Golden Chorus, and Golden Orchestra. New York : Golden, 1964.

Next Episode: May 17; We finish The Dark Tower, Book 2: The Drawing of the Three discussing the Final Shuffle and the book as a whole.


Ep. 11: The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three — Reshuffle



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Book II of the Dark Tower, The Drawing of the Three, “Reshuffle.”

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Odetta Loves Eddie (01:58)
  • King paints a pretty romantic picture (06:35)
  • Twilight Time (08:35)
  • Is Odetta aware of Detta? (11:41)
  • Does Detta know about Odetta? (14:16)
  • Roland’s increasing affection for Eddie (17:44)
  • Is NYC significant? (27:22)
  • Reshuffle structure (28:05)
  • King is UP TO SOMETHING (32:08)
  • Thank you, listeners (35:01)
  • Listener feedback (36:47)
  • Outro (38:33)

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: May 3; We explore Book II of the Dark Tower, The Drawing of the Three, “The Pusher.”


Ep. 10: The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three — The Lady of Shadows



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book II, The Drawing of the Three, The Lady of Shadows.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Plot Recap (00:50)
  • Why Odetta/Detta? (03:43)
  • Why is Odetta so Wealthy? (09:30)
  • Roland Needs to Merge Odetta and Detta (12:55)
  • Writing Style Reflects Content (18:36)
  • More Cultural References (25:28)
  • Jay’s Favorite Word (27:44)
  • Changing Character Dynamics of the Group (29:32)
  • Huh? Moments (37:30)
  • Closing (46:05)

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: April 19; We discuss The Dark Tower, Book II, The Drawing of the Three, the Reshuffle section.


Ep. 9: The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three — Shuffle



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book 2, The Drawing of the Three, Shuffle.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Plot Summary (01:04)
  • Cards Metaphor (02:32)
  • Talkin’ Ka (06:56)
  • Talkin’ Eddie (16:42)
  • Relationship Between Eddie and Roland (30:02)
  • Random Thoughts (32:07)
  • Roland’s Backstory (39:14)
  • Closing (42:40)

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: April 5; We explore The Dark Tower, Book 2, The Drawing of the Three, The Lady of Shadows.


Ep. 8: The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three — The Prisoner



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Book 2 of the Dark Tower, The Drawing of the Three, The Prisoner.

  • Introduction (00:15)
  • Chapter Recap (00:50)
  • Evolution of King’s writing style; Gunslinger to Drawing of the Three (01:49)
  • Roland’s Greek Chorus (14:23)
  • The Prisoner: Eddie Dean (21:01)
  • TV Tropes: The Likable Junkie (31:33)
  • King Errors (32:34)
  • Listener Feedback (44:19)
  • Listener Voice Memo (46:22)
  • Closing (50:10)

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: March 22; We cover Book 2 of the Dark Tower, The Drawing of the Three, Shuffle.


Ep. 7: The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three — Prologue: The Sailor



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book II, The Drawing of the Three: Prologue: The Sailor.

Roland Deschain
Roland Deschain by Sonya Lucas
  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Plot recap (1:00)
  • Publication history (2:38)
  • Illustrations by Phil Hale (7:53)
  • Argument (9:37)
  • Prologue: The Sailor (15:35)
  • Fan art from Sonya Lucas (32:12)
  • Outro (33:26)

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: March 8, 2017; We will discuss The Dark Tower, Book II, The Drawing of the Three, The Prisoner.


Ep. 6: The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger, Wrap-Up



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we take a look back at The Dark Tower, Book I, The Gunslinger.

  • Listener feedback (1:42)
  • Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came, First Stanza (7:46)
  • Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came, Last Stanza (8:05)
  • Tease Movie Trailer episode (11:35)
  • Does The Gunslinger work as a stand-alone story? (13:57)
  • Book reviews (21:23)
  • Overall theme (26:30)
  • Character arcs (38:10)

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: February 22, 2017; We will explore The Dark Tower, Book II, The Drawing of the Three, The Sailor.


Ep. 5: The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger, Chapter 5



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book 1, The Gunslinger, chapter 5.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Publication History (1:10)
  • Chapter Structure (4:45)
  • Tarot Reading (6:00)
  • Roland’s Vision (16:15)
  • Questions about the Tower (32:00)
  • The World’s Oldest Question (37:00)
  • Time Jump (44:00)
  • Next Episode (51:00)
  • Outro (52:00)

For more information about the show, check us out at twoguystothedarktowercame.com. You can also email us at twoguysdarktower@gmail.com and our Facebook and Twitter feeds are @2guysdarktower.

Intro and outro music is Western Cowboys Logo by Shorties.

Next Episode: February 8; Wrap up on The Gunslinger and listener questions