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Ep. 139 Doctor Sleep, “Prefatory Matters”



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Doctor Sleep, “Prefatory Matters.”

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Publication History (01:26)
  • Connections and continuations from The Shining (04:25)
  • Overcoming trauma (09:39)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (16:44)
  • Yuck-King it Up (17:38)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (19:32)
  • Fun Stuff (20:18)
  • Other Worlds than These (23:05)
  • Outro (25:52)

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Other Worlds Than These topics:

  • Night Sky, Amazon Prime, starring Sissy Spacek and J.K. Simmons. Show is about Franklin and Irene York, a couple who years ago discovered a mysterious chamber buried in their backyard. 
  • Penguin Classics Marvel Collection series: Captain America; Black Panther; Amazing Spider-Man. 

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Next Episode: Doctor Sleep, Part 1 “Abra.”


Ep. 125 Desperation, Part 5



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Desperation, Part 5: Highway 50: Excused Early.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:45)
  • A bible epic ending (01:14)
  • God is love (07:51)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (16:21)
  • Fun Stuff (17:12)
  • Final thoughts on Desperation (23:46)
  • Other Worlds Than These (30:07)
  • Outro (34:08)

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Other worlds than these:

 

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Celebration music is 8 Year Anniversary by Diamond Ortiz.

Next Episode: Christine, Prologue & chapters 1-11.


REPOST: Bonus Episode 3: The Dark Tower Movie Review



Originally posted August 23, 2017.

In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we discuss the major motion picture, The Dark Tower, starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Initial Thoughts (0:46)
  • Sean identifies a major failing (4:58)
  • Jay is upset about the opening line from the book (6:15)
  • No emotional connections in the movie (9:25)
  • Movie Jake doesn’t work (10:01)
  • Matthew McConaughey (alright, alright, alright) (11:59)
  • Some good stuff (14:00)
  • Who is this movie for? (16:14)
  • Where are Eddie and Susannah? (18:25)
  • What’s next? (18:55)
  • The ending of the movie (21:16)
  • Outro (24:42)

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REPOST: Bonus Episode 2: Trailer for The Dark Tower Movie



Originally posted May 11, 2017.

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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REPOST: Bonus Episode 1: Charlie the Choo-Choo



Originally posted September 6, 2017.

In this bonus episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we discuss the Beryl Evans book, Charlie the Choo-Choo.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Book summary (00:42)
  • The gig is up (03:20)
  • Cool marketing EW article (04:37)
  • Outro (05:38)

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Ep. 119 The Regulators, Chapters 10 & 11



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Regulators, chapters 10 and 11.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • The B plot is now the A plot (01:47)
  • Wipe this town off the map (08:07)
  • People die hard (Bachman nihilism) (10:42)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (15:43)
  • Yuck-King it Up (17:41)
  • Listener feedback (18:27)
  • Fun Stuff (20:20)
  • Other Worlds Than These (23:53)
  • Outro (27:14)

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Next Episode: The Regulators, chapters 12 and 13.


Ep. 117 The Regulators, Chapters 5-7



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Regulators, chapters 5-7.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Inelegant, man (01:14)
  • No problem, man (05:51)
  • Tak is building; Tak is making (10:44)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (13:32)
  • The final Yuck-King-it-up? (15:39)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (16:36)
  • Fun Stuff (18:39)
  • Outro (27:38)

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Weird Science. Directed by John Hughes, Universal Pictures, 1985.

My Baby’s In Love With Eddie Vedder.” Running with Scissors. Weird Al Yankovic. 1999 

Next Episode: The Regulators, chapters 8 & 9.


Ep. 115 Roadwork, Part 3



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Roadwork, Part 3.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:41)
  • Dawes is locked in (02:06)
  • The power of the press (06:57)
  • The nihilistic vision of Richard Bachman (13:21)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (17:58)
  • Yuck-King It Up (20:36)
  • Fun Stuff (21:28)
  • Bachman Books final thoughts (27:10)
  • Outro (30:02)

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Next Episode: The Regulators, chapters 1-4.


Ep. 105 The Stand Episode 9 “The Circle Closes”



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we discuss the CBS All Access series The Stand, episode 9, “The Circle Closes.”

  • Intro (00:12)
  • Recap (00:48)
  • Listener Feedback (01:25)
  • Artificially successful (09:09)
  • Frannie in the well (13:34)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (26:24)
  • Yuck-King It Up (29:48)
  • Fun Stuff (31:31)
  • Jamey Sheridans (38:16)
  • Outro (41:37)

The ubiquitous baby blanket Sean mentioned.

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Next Episode: The Long Walk, chapters 1-8.


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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