Tag Archives: Stephen King

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.”


Bonus Episode 15 – I Am the Doorway (Patreon Clip)



The 15th bonus episode for Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came is live for all of our patrons. What follows is an excerpt of our conversation about the short story, I Am the Doorway, found in Stephen King’s Night Shift.

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Bonus Episode 14 – Gerald’s Game (Patreon Clip)



Our 14th 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 Gerald’s Game.

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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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Ep. 87 The Stand, Book 1, Chapters 26-34



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Stand, Book 1, chapters 26-34.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • PTSD for our main characters (02:29)
  • The tipping point (21:10)
  • More new characters! (30:33)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (41:29)
  • Yuck-King It Up (48:21)
  • Fun Stuff (52:24)
  • Outro (57:32)

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Next Episode: The Dark Tower, The Stand, Book 1, chapters 35-42.


Ep. 81 The Eyes of the Dragon, Sections 58-93



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Eyes of the Dragon, Sections 58-93.

  • Introduction (00:12)
  • Recap (00:45)
  • Peyna’s Arc (01:04)
  • The Nature of Friendship (09:05)
  • Meta-commentary (15:51)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (20:18)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (25:10)
  • Fun Stuff (25:59)
  • Outro (36:00)

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Samples of The Who, “Won’t Get Fooled Again”

Next Episode: The Eyes of the Dragon, Sections 94-142.


Ep. 79 The Eyes of the Dragon, Sections 1-27



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Eyes of the Dragon, sections 1-27.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:44)
  • Publication history (01:18)
  • Tone and style (05:12)
  • Let’s talk characters (11:16)
  • Courage to do what’s right (21:00)
  • The ignorance of those who exercise power (24:05)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (26:32)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (36:34)
  • Fun Stuff (36:48)
  • Outro (48:19)

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Next Episode: The Eyes of the Dragon, sections 28-57.


Ep. 72 ‘Salem’s Lot: Part 1, Chapters 4-7



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore ‘Salem’s Lot, Part 1, Chapters 4-7.

  • Introduction (00:16)
  • Recap (00:45)
  • This book is legit scary (01:42)
  • Resurrection and rebirth: Christian lore vs. vampire myth (06:56)
  • Vampire literature exists in the Salem’s Lot world (11:16)
  • King Twinners (17:26)
  • Character (Blood) Types (20:50)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (33:00)
  • Fun Stuff (39:57)
  • Outro (46:29)

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“Plastic Jesus” sung by Paul Newman. Cool Hand Luke. Dir. Stuart Rosenberg. Warner Brothers, 1967. Film.

Next Episode: ’Salem’s Lot, Part 2, Chapters 8-10.


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.