Tag Archives: The Dark Tower

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. 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”.


Ep. 56 The Dark Tower — Listener Feedback



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we read and discuss listener feedback.

  • Introduction (00:11)
  • We do it for the listeners (00:38)
  • Dark Tower re-reads (02:09)
  • Are we too harsh on King? (09:31)
  • King’s endings (14:36)
  • Listener reviews (21:44)
  • Fun Stuff (24:23)
  • On our next episode… (28:14)

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Next Episode: Little Sisters of Eluria.


Ep. 55 The Dark Tower — Series Wrap-Up



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower as a series.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Heartbreak (2:15)
  • What’s King Up To? (17:15)
  • Character Arcs (25:24)
  • Are the characters better off for knowing Roland (30:28)
  • Subtitles (38:59)
  • Magnum Opus? (47:35)
  • Fun Stuff (54:24)
  • Outro (1:03:40)

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Next Episode: Mailbag and Listener thoughts.


Ep. 54 The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower — Epilogue, Coda, Author’s Note, reactions



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book VII, The Dark Tower, Epilogue, Coda, Author’s Note and reaction to the book.

  • Introduction (0:00:11)
  • Recap (0:00:49)
  • Dance of the Can’-Ka No Rey (0:01:49)
  • Epilogue/Susannah in New York (0:02:10)
  • Coda/Found (0:08:32)
  • Author’s Note (0:30:30)
  • Fun Stuff (0:37:00)
  • Book Reviews and Reception (0:44:24)
  • Sean and Jay Rank Book VII (0:51:32)
  • What’s Next? (0:56:21)
  • Listener Feedback (0:58:41)
  • Outro (1:00:41)

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Next Episode: The Dark Tower, Series Overview.


Ep. 53 The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower — Part 5, Chapters 1-3



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book VII, The Dark Tower, Part 5, chapters 1-3.

  • Introduction (00:45)
  • Susannah’s Exit (02:30)
  • Mordred (14:20)
  • Crimson King (21:57)
  • Fun Stuff (36:35)
  • Outro (50:51)

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Next Episode: The Dark Tower, Book VII, The Dark Tower, Epilogue, Coda, and Appendix.


Ep. 52 The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower — Part 4, Chapters 4-6



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book 7, The Dark Tower, Part 4, chapters 4-6.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • What is Happening? (01:21)
  • The Meta Structure Tumbles (14:28)
  • Fun Stuff (29:06)
  • Outro (33:51)

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Next Episode: The Dark Tower, Book VII, The Dark Tower, Part 5, chapters 1-3.


Ep. 51 The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower — Part 4, Chapters 1-3



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book VII, The Dark Tower, Part 4, chapters 1-3.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Susannah and Roland’s relationship (05:45)
  • The Three Kings (14:35)
  • Crimson King (22:32)
  • Fun Stuff (30:57)
  • Outro (42:40)

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Next Episode: The Dark Tower, Book VII, The Dark Tower, Part 4, chapters 4-6.


Ep. 50 The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower — Part 3, Chapters 1-4



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Dark Tower, Book VII, The Dark Tower, Part 3, chapters 1-4.

  • Introduction (0:00:13)
  • Each Man Owes a Death (0:02:23)
  • Reaction to Jake’s death (0:23:19)
  • Mrs. Tassenbaum (0:33:47)
  • The Tet Corporation (0:42:17)
  • Fun Stuff (0:47:09)
  • Show Stuff (0:57:26)
  • Outro (1:03:56)

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Next Episode: The Dark Tower, Book VII, The Dark Tower, Part 3, chapters 1-4.