Category Archives: Talisman & Black House

Ep. 156 The Talisman, Part 3, chapters 27-33 and Interlude



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Talisman, Part 3, “A Collision of Worlds,” chapters 27-33, and Interlude.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • The power of storytelling (01:31)
  • A collision of worlds (11:37)
  • Late world building (22:41)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (28:58)
  • Yuck-King It Up (30:07)
  • Fun Stuff (34:13)
  • Other Worlds Than These (36:14)
    • Sean: White House Plumbers
    • Jay: The Quick and the Dead
  • Outro (44:25)

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Next Episode: The Talisman, Part 4, “The Talisman,” chapters 34-39.


Ep. 155 The Talisman, Part 3, chapters 20-26



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Talisman, Part 3, “A Collision of Worlds,” chapters 20-26.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • The Sunlight Home (01:47)
  • The Territories are a reflection of our world (13:56)
  • Sacrifice is necessary along a hero’s journey (20:14)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (24:31)
  • Yuck-King It Up (27:04)
  • Fun Stuff (28:27)
  • Other Worlds Than These (31:48)
    • Jay: See How They Run (2022)
    • Sean: Dead Ringers (2023)
  • Outro (37:35)

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Next Episode: The Talisman, Part 3, “A Collision of Worlds,” chapters 27-33 and Interlude.


Ep. 154 The Talisman, Part 2, chapters 14-19



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Talisman,  Part 2, “The Road of Trials,” Chapters 14-19.

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Cool world building (02:06)
  • Too much “Y” and not enough “A” (12:36)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (20:19)
  • Yuck-King it Up (25:39)
  • Fun Stuff (27:21)
  • Other Worlds than These (31:52)
  • Outro (37:09)

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Other Worlds Than These topics:

  • Jay: Smokey and the Bandit (1977), starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jerry Reed, Jackie Gleason, and Paul Williams.
  • Jay: Unspooled podcast, hosted by Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson.
  • Sean: Beef (2023), starring Steven Yeun, Ali Wong, and Joseph Lee. 

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Next Episode: The Talisman, Part 3, “A Collision of Worlds,” Chapters 20-26.


Ep. 153 The Talisman, Part 2, chapters 6-13



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Talisman, Part II, chapters 6-13.

  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Struggling with the book (01:45)
  • Jack’s first trial (05:54)
  • Jack’s dad in the Territories (14:01)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (19:52)
  • Yuck-King It Up (23:06)
  • Fun Stuff (25:54)
  • Other Worlds Than These topics (31:21):
    • Jay: Succession on HBOMax
    • Sean: Chernobyl on HBOMax
  • Outro (36:24)

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Next Episode: The Talisman, Part 2, chapters 14-19.


Ep. 152 The Talisman, Part 1, chapters 1-5



In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Talisman, Part 1, “Jack Lights Out.”

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Recap (00:50)
  • Publication/Our history (01:57)
  • Things are getting started (07:30)
  • Jack’s relationships (13:24)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (20:30)
  • Yuck-King it Up (23:34)
  • Thank you, Patrons! (24:54)
  • Fun Stuff (25:42)
  • Other Worlds than These (32:07)
  • Outro (35:24)

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Other Worlds Than These topics:

  • Jay: Star Trek: Picard, Season 3, starring Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, Jeri Ryan, Michelle Hurd, and Ed Speleers
  • Sean: Only Murders in the Building, starring Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez

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Next Episode: The Talisman, Part 2, “The Road of Trials,” Chapters 6-13.