Tag Archives: Gunslinger

Ep.70 ‘Salem’s Lot: Prologue



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we begin our discussion of ‘Salem’s Lot with the Prologue.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:43)
  • Publication History (01:29)
  • It’s Good to Tell a Story (10:09)
  • Ominous Foreshadowing (13:08)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (20:50)
  • Fun Stuff (23:39)
  • Outro (28:11)

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Next Episode: ‘Salem’s Lot, Part 1, chapters 1-3.


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.


Ep. 67 The Gunslinger Born



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the graphic novel, The Gunslinger Born.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • The Horn of Gilead (02:48)
  • Publication History (03:37)
  • Discussing the Adaptation (05:50)
    • Who’s the audience? (07:30)
    • The art (10:11)
    • The story and narration (13:25)
  • What was unique to the comic (17:17)
  • Fun Stuff (24:35)
  • Outro (28:10)

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Next Episode: “Jerusalem’s Lot” found in Night Shift


Ep. 40 The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah — Stanzas 1 – 4



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book VI, Song of Susannah, Stanzas 1-4.

  • Introduction (00:11)
  • Book VI Introduction (01:47)
  • Structure of the book (05:56)
  • Beamquake (13:35)
  • Trudy Damascus (23:26)
  • Susannah / Mia (31:12)
  • Fun Stuff (42:53)
  • Outro (48:39)

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Next Episode: The Dark Tower, Book VI, Song of Susannah, Stanzas 5-7.


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 (01:42)
  • Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came, First Stanza (07:46)
  • Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came, Last Stanza (08:05)
  • 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)

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Next Episode: We 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)

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


Ep. 4: The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger, Chapter 4



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book I, The Gunslinger, chapter 4.

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Next Episode: The Dark Tower, Book I, The Gunslinger, chapter 5.


Ep. 3: The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger, Chapter 3



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book I, The Gunslinger, chapter 3.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Plot Recap (00:46)
  • Both Death and Life are Roland’s Enemy (01:33)
  • Genre: horror; high fantasy and low fantasy (07:38)
  • Who is the Man In Black? (16:04)
  • What does Roland hope to get out of all this? (27:16)
  • Closing (51:29)

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Next Episode: The Dark Tower, Book I, The Gunslinger, chapter 4.


Ep. 2: The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger, Chapter 2



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book I, The Gunslinger, chapter 2.

    • Introduction (00:00)
    • Plot Recap and Publication History (00:41)
    • The World Moving On (05:07)
    • Jake and the Gunslinger (23:22)
    • The Gunslinger is Formidable (44:46)
    • Closing (55:08)

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Next Episode: The Dark Tower, Book I, The Gunslinger, chapter 3.


Ep. 1: The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger, Chapter 1



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger, chapter 1, “The Gunslinger.”

  • Intro (00:13)
  • Publication History (00:49)
  • Plot Summary (10:41)
  • Sylvia Pittston (27:05)
  • Music Sample (38:29) – “Hero” from Psalm 69 by Ministry
  • King is a Great Writer (40:02)
  • Outro (48:27)

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In the next episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we will explore The Dark Tower, Book I, The Gunslinger, chapter 2.