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037 - Movie - The Shining (1980)

2/12/2020
Tower Junkies - 037 - Movie - The Shining (1980) Recorded July 25, 2019: In part 2 of our Shining/Doctor Sleep series, Tiny and I review the iconic 1980 adaptation of The Shining by Stanley Kubrick! This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 058 - TJ B-Roll - “Movie Set Time Travel” - Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and Fantasy All-Inclusive Bonus Features - July 25, 2019 Timestamps 00:1901:4505:03 The Shining (1980) - 08:40 10:0517:5147:4851:28...

Duration:01:18:49

036 - Palaver - 2019 Stephen King Year in Review

2/10/2020
Tower Junkies - 036 - Palaver - 2019 Stephen King Year in Review Recorded January 14, 2020: In this episode, Tiny and I get back into the swing of things by reflecting on 2019 in the Kingiverse. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 053 - TJ B-Roll - “Matt and Tiny in the Mooorning” - Cats Are Apex Predators, What We’d Do As Winter Caretakers of a Hotel, and The Bourne Movies - July 4, 2019 Timestamps 00:1902:19 Year in Review: Stephen King -...

Duration:01:09:35

035 - Novel - The Shining

11/9/2019
Tower Junkies - 035 - Novel - The Shining Recorded July 4, 2019: In this episode, in the lead-up to Mike Flanagan’s adaptation of Doctor Sleep, Tiny and I review Stephen King’s seminal horror novel, The Shining! This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 053 - TJ B-Roll - “Matt and Tiny in the Mooorning” - Cats Are Apex Predators, What We’d Do As Winter Caretakers of a Hotel, and The Bourne Movies - July 4, 2019 Timestamps 00:19The Shining02:55 The Shining -...

Duration:01:21:31

034 - Novel - The Institute

11/2/2019
Tower Junkies - 034 - Novel - The Institute In this episode, Tiny and I review King’s latest novel, The Institute! This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 051 - TJ B-Roll - “Most Scared We’ve Ever Been” - Midsommar, Office Ladies, and No Halloween Plans - October 30, 2019 Timestamps 00:1901:1303:27 The Institute (Novel)08:0709:2927:00 1:09:01Patreon Stinger:“Most Scared We’ve Been”1:11:251:12:20 Related Links Support Obsessive Viewer Podcasts Here ...

Duration:01:14:53

033 - Novella/Movie - In the Tall Grass (2019)

10/26/2019
Tower Junkies - 033 - Novella/Movie - In the Tall Grass (2019) In this episode, Tiny and I pull double duty as we review the King/Hill novella In the Tall Grass and its adaptation by filmmaker Vincenzo Natali. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 050 - TJ B-Roll - “Heartland Prep” - Tiny’s Anniversary Plans, Matt’s Heartland Plans, and Greek Restaurants - October 9, 2019 Timestamps 00:1901:4312:15 In the Tall Grass (Novella)20:4022:12 In the Tall Grass...

Duration:01:20:40

032 - Movie - It: Chapter Two (2019)

9/21/2019
Tower Junkies - 032 - Movie - It: Chapter Two (2019) In this episode, Tiny and I review the hotly anticipated It: Chapter Two and share our thoughts on the changes made from the book to the screen. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 047 - TJ B-Roll - “Future King Projects” - Facebook Memories, CPAP Buddies, Audible Purchases, and Joe Hill - September 17, 2019 Timestamps 00:1901:5718:42 It: Chapter Two24:0230:3745:151:59:08 2:03:36Patreon Stinger:“Future King...

Duration:02:09:00

031 - Commentary Track - It: Chapter One (2017)

8/30/2019
Tower Junkies - 031 - Commentary Track - It: Chapter One (2017) In this special commentary episode, Tiny and I provide a commentary track for 2017’s It: Chapter One in the lead up to next week’s It: Chapter Two! Timestamps 00:19 It Commentary Sync Point - 02:23 2:15:58Patreon Stinger:“It Happens to Every Piece of Chicken”2:17:502:20:00 Related Links Support Obsessive Viewer Podcasts Here Amazon Affiliate Links It: Chapter One on Blu-RayIt (It: Chapter Two Tie-In Edition) Obsessive...

Duration:02:22:32

030 - Novel/TV - The Tommyknockers + The Tommyknockers (1993) Miniseries

8/3/2019
Tower Junkies - 030 - Novel/TV - The Tommyknockers + The Tommyknockers (1993) Miniseries In this episode, Tiny and I pull double duty as we discuss The Tommyknockers novel and 1993 TV miniseries. We also roll through several King check-ins and a bunch of recent Stephen King news. Timestamps 00:1902:0019:34 The Tommyknockers (Novel) - 25:40 33:0552:561:11:13 The Tommyknockers (1993) TV Miniseries - 1:13:30 1:15:54 1:24:45Patreon Stinger:“Re: Stephen King”1:27:311:28:21 Related...

Duration:01:30:53

029 - Movie - Pet Sematary (2019)

7/19/2019
In this episode, Tiny and I review the 2019 adaptation of Pet Sematary! We also talk about some podcast housekeeping and check-in with our current King readings and pre-orders. Timestamps 00:1902:4506:35 Pet Sematary (2019) - 14:32 19:0038:47 1:01:32Patreon Stinger:“Softcore History”1:02:291:03:31 Related Links Support Obsessive Viewer Podcasts Here It: Chapter Two Movie Tie-In Paperback EditionAmazon Affiliate Link ‘Sleeping Beauties’: Tale By Stephen King & Owen King Set For 2020...

Duration:01:06:06

028 – News – Lisey’s Story Adaptation, Castle Rock Recasting, The Dark Tower Casting, The Outsider First Look, It: Chapter Two Trailer, If It Bleeds Announced

6/9/2019
In this episode, we’re back and we’ve got a lot of Stephen King news to cover! Timestamps 00:1904:15 Stephen King News Round-Up - 16:52 Lisey’s Story17:07Castle Rock22:21The Dark Tower26:36The Dark Tower29:02Gwendy’s Magic Feather36:43It: Chapter Two39:16The Outsider45:42If It Bleeds49:05The Eyes of the Dragon53:22The Long Walk1:00:501:05:03Creepshow1:06:27Mr. Mercedes1:13:07 1:14:141:16:041:16:50 Related Links Julianne Moore to Star in Apple Drama ‘Lisey’s Story’ From Stephen King,...

Duration:01:19:22

027 – Movie – Pet Sematary (1989)

4/8/2019
In this episode, Tiny and I review the 1989 film adaptation of Pet Sematary by Mary Lambert and written by Stephen King himself. Timestamps 00:1902:48 Pet Sematary (1989) - 09:15 09:2417:22 33:1536:4137:29 Related Links Pet Sematary exhumed: Stephen King looks back at his most disturbing storyEW Obsessive Viewer iTunes Google Play StitcherObsessive Viewer Presents: AnthologyThe Twilight Zone iTunes Google PlayStitcherShocktober in IrvingtonThe Secular Perspective- Episode Homepage:...

Duration:00:40:02

026 – Novel – Pet Sematary

3/28/2019
In this episode, Tiny and I review Stephen King’s classic novel, Pet Sematary after talking a bit more about The Dark Tower TV news. Timestamps 00:1901:51 Pet Sematary - 13:53 14:1215:4123:23 1:02:051:03:54 Related Links Stephen King/Dark Tower Fridge Magnets-CultCity ETSY Store Obsessive Viewer iTunes Google Play StitcherObsessive Viewer Presents: AnthologyThe Twilight Zone iTunes Google PlayStitcherShocktober in IrvingtonThe Secular Perspective- Episode Homepage:...

Duration:01:06:28

025 – News – Amazon’s Dark Tower Pilot Casting Announcement + Castle Rock Season 2 Cast and Plot Details

3/22/2019
In this episode, Tiny had a work obligation, so I fly solo to breakdown the news regarding Castle Rock season 2, and The Dark Tower TV series pilot at Amazon. Timestamps 00:1905:11 Castle Rock12:42The Dark Tower26:40 1:10:001:12:36 Related Links Stephen King/Dark Tower Fridge Magnets-CultCity ETSY Store ‘Castle Rock’: Lizzy Caplan, Tim Robbins, Garrett Hedlund & Elsie Fisher Among 7 Cast In Season 2 Of Hulu Series-Deadline ‘Dark Tower’ Pilot at Amazon Casts Jasper Pääkkönen, Sam Strike-...

Duration:01:15:10

024 – TV – Past Perfect, Henry Deaver, and Romans (Castle Rock S01E08-10)

3/11/2019
In this episode, Tiny and I share our thoughts on episodes 8, 9, and 10 of Hulu’s anthology series Castle Rock. Timestamps 00:1905:11 Castle Rock18:14Episode 8 - Past Perfect - 20:46Episode 9 - Henry Deaver - 50:23Episode 10 - Romans - 1:10:121:39:23 1:52:371:54:38 Related Links Stephen King/Dark Tower Fridge Magnets -CultCity ETSY Store 'Castle Rock' Creators on What That 'Shining' Finale Twist Means for Season 2 -Hollywood Reporter Obsessive Viewer iTunes Google Play StitcherObsessive...

Duration:01:58:01

023 – TV – Harvest, Filter, and The Queen (Castle Rock S01E05-07)

3/1/2019
In this episode, Tiny and I share our thoughts on episodes 5, 6, and 7 of Hulu’s anthology series Castle Rock. Timestamps 00:1902:07 Castle Rock08:44Episode 5 - Harvest - 09:26Episode 6 - Filter - 38:10Episode 7 - The Queen - 1:03:22 1:29:171:31:23 Related Links Obsessive Viewer iTunes Google Play StitcherObsessive Viewer Presents: AnthologyThe Twilight Zone iTunes Google PlayStitcherShocktober in IrvingtonThe Secular Perspective- Episode Homepage:...

Duration:01:33:58

022 – News – Pet Sematary (2019) Trailer #2 Reaction/Rant, The Stand on CBS All-Access, and The Dark Tower on Amazon Prime

2/23/2019
In this episode, I share my thoughts on a few random topics including the latest news about The Stand on CBS All-Access, The Dark Tower TV show on Amazon Prime, and the new Pet Sematary trailer. Timestamps 00:19 The Stand02:40The Dark Tower09:38Pet Sematary20:16 38:5840:41 Related Links Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ Ordered To Series At CBS All Access From Josh Boone & Ben Cavell – TCA- Deadline EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Prime’s ‘THE DARK TOWER’ Series Sets Production Schedule- ThatHashtagShow Pet...

Duration:00:43:15

021 – Special Ep – Podcast Relaunch and State of the Podcast

2/22/2019
We’re alive and we’re relaunching the podcast! This episode is just a quick announcement that we are coming back and giving you a heads up on what to expect from the podcast moving forward! Theme and Outro Music Provided by Fingers T Timestamps 00:19 04:2008:0909:44 14:3816:40 Related Links Obsessive Viewer iTunes Google Play StitcherObsessive Viewer Presents: AnthologyThe Twilight Zone iTunes Google PlayStitcherShocktober in IrvingtonThe Secular Perspective- Episode Homepage:...

Duration:00:19:19

020 – TV – Local Color + The Box (Castle Rock S01E03-04)

9/29/2018
In this episode, Tiny and I share our thoughts on episodes 3 and 4 of Hulu’s anthology series Castle Rock spoiler review. Timestamps 00:1908:11 Castle Rock15:13Episode 3 - Local Color - 15:53Episode 4 - The Box - 49:09 1:29:561:31:11 Related Links Obsessive Viewer iTunes Google Play StitcherObsessive Viewer Presents: AnthologyThe Twilight Zone iTunes Google PlayStitcherShocktober in IrvingtonThe Secular Perspective- Episode Homepage: http://www.towerjunkiespod.com/020 Tower...

Duration:01:32:51

019 - Palaver - Our Top 19 Stephen King Novels

8/24/2018
In this special Palaver episode, Tiny and I share our top 19 Stephen King novels to commemorate the 19th episode of the podcast (and it happens to coincide with around our one year anniversary). The idea behind this episode is that we are establishing our top 19 so that when we review novels on the show, we can evaluate if and where they would be placed on our top 19s. Theme and Outro Music Provided by Fingers T Timestamps 00:1903:5506:51 Our Top 19 Favorite King Novels - 13:04 Our Top...

Duration:02:10:17

018 – TV – Severance + Habeas Corpus (Castle Rock S01E01-02)

8/17/2018
In this episode, Tiny and I share our thoughts on episodes 1 and 2 of Hulu’s anthology series Castle Rock spoiler review. Timestamps 00:1904:4713:00 Castle Rock18:00Episode 1 - Severance - 19:55Episode 2 - Habeas Corpus - 45:26 1:11:481:14:29 Related Links Castle Rock’ Renewed for Season 2, Hulu Boss Talks Expanding Stephen King Universe Stephen King's The Stand TV Series Coming in 2019 Patrick Wilson Joins Stephen King Adaptation 'In the Tall Grass' Obsessive Viewer iTunes Google...

Duration:01:16:10