Tag Archives: Stephen King

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.

To get the whole episode, become a patron at patreon.com/twoguysdarktower.


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.


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. 66 Ur



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the short story Ur.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Overview (01:15)
  • Ur Novels (10:36)
  • Nature of the Can Toi (17:48)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (24:14)
  • Fun Stuff (32:33)
  • Outro (38:51)

Read the article about the revisions King made to Ur on Cemetery Dance.

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No One Knows My Plan by They Might Be Giants, John Henry, ℗ 1994 Elektra Entertainment Group Inc.

Next Episode: The Gunslinger Born graphic novel.


Ep. 62 Hearts in Atlantis — Parts 23-44



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we discuss “Hearts in Atlantis” parts 23-44 in Hearts in Atlantis.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Goldilocks and the Political Activists (05:43)
  • Information (08:55)
  • We couldn’t stop laughing (17:19)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (27:04)
  • Fun Stuff (34:04)

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Next Episode: Hearts in Atlantis, “Blind Willie”.