Tag Archives: The Dark Tower

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. 113 Roadwork, Part 1



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the Bachman Book, Roadwork, the Prologue and Part 1.

  • Introduction (00:12)
  • Publication history (01:24)
  • Life sucks (07:13)
  • Delusion (or Denial) (16:41)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (21:38)
  • Yuck-King It Up (24:57)
  • Listener feedback (27:16)
  • Fun Stuff (27:58)
  • Outro (36:33)

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First edition cover, Roadwork, Stephen King (as Richard Bachman), Signet Books, March 1981.

Roadwork book cover

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Next Episode: Roadwork, Part 2.


Ep. 109 Rage, Chapters 21-35



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the Bachman Book, Rage, chapters 21-35.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:45)
  • Using television & movies as a lens (01:31)
  • Scapegoat Ted (07:03)
  • The mysterious Joe McKennedy (13:08)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (20:25)
  • Yuck-King It Up (23:47)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (26:40)
  • Fun Stuff (27:20)
  • Outro (31:55)

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Next Episode: Running Man, chapters Minus 100 – 71.


Ep. 90 The Stand, Book 2, Chapters 46-49



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Stand, Book 2, Chapters 46-49.

  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Recap (00:41)
  • Really feeling the length of the book here (01:16)
  • Sympathy for Mr. Trashcan (08:20)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (15:53)
  • Yuck-King It Up (21:11)
  • Listener feedback (24:23)
  • Fun Stuff (25:23)
  • Outro (36:25)

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Next Episode: The Stand, Book 2, Chapters 50-52.


Ep. 89 The Stand, Book 2, Chapters 43-45



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Stand, Book 2, chapters 43-45.

  • Introduction (00:12)
  • Recap (00:44)
  • And so begins Book II (01:45)
  • Abagail’s religious perspective (09:06)
  • Strange bedfellows (16:56)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (29:26)
  • Yuck-King It Up (40:49)
  • Listener reviews & emails (42:04)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (44:33)
  • Fun Stuff (45:07)
  • Outro (54:04)

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Next Episode: The Stand, book 2, chapters 46-49.


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.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.