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Tower Junkies is a podcast celebrating the work of Stephen King with a special focus on his magnum opus, The Dark Tower series. We discuss the themes, characters, and mythology of the series in “palaver” episodes and review the books and comic series in “khef” episodes. We also discuss non-Tower King novels, TV and film adaptations of King’s work, and the latest news about all things Stephen King. Presented by ObsessiveViewer.com.

Tower Junkies is a podcast celebrating the work of Stephen King with a special focus on his magnum opus, The Dark Tower series. We discuss the themes, characters, and mythology of the series in “palaver” episodes and review the books and comic series in “khef” episodes. We also discuss non-Tower King novels, TV and film adaptations of King’s work, and the latest news about all things Stephen King. Presented by ObsessiveViewer.com.

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Tower Junkies is a podcast celebrating the work of Stephen King with a special focus on his magnum opus, The Dark Tower series. We discuss the themes, characters, and mythology of the series in “palaver” episodes and review the books and comic series in “khef” episodes. We also discuss non-Tower King novels, TV and film adaptations of King’s work, and the latest news about all things Stephen King. Presented by ObsessiveViewer.com.

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Episodes

051 - TV – The Plague + The Dreams (The Stand (1994) Eps 1-2) Miniseries

11/27/2020
Tower Junkies - 051 - TV – The Plague + The Dreams (The Stand (1994) Eps 1-2) Miniseries In this episode, Tiny and I continue our review series of The Stand! This time, we review the first two episodes of Mick Garris’ 1994 adaptation of The Stand. It’s been four months since we recorded our review of the novel and the COVID-19 pandemic is still raging. Stay safe, everyone. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 101 - TJ B-Roll - “A Scholarly Listicle” - Audiobooks,...

Duration:01:33:08

050 - Novel - The Stand (Complete & Uncut): Book III - The Stand: September 7 - January 10

11/19/2020
Tower Junkies - 050 - Novel - The Stand (Complete & Uncut): Book III - The Stand: September 7 - January 10 Recorded July 21, 2020: In this episode, Tiny and I continue our review series of The Stand! This time, we review The Stand (Complete & Uncut): Book III - The Stand: September 7 - January 10 during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 100 - TJ B-Roll - “Brett Favreau” - Fekkes Reading It, Samurai Movies and Musings, TJ Plans,...

Duration:01:26:18

049 - Novel - The Stand (Complete & Uncut): Book II - On the Border: July 5 - September 6

11/12/2020
Tower Junkies - 049 - Novel - The Stand (Complete & Uncut): Book II - On the Border: July 5 - September 6 Recorded June 9, 2020: In this episode, Tiny and I continue our review series of The Stand! This time, we review The Stand (Complete & Uncut): Book II - On the Border: July 5 - September 6 while we ourselves were under quarantine from COVID-19. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 049 - TJ B-Roll - “Yes And the Singularity” - Quarantine Talk, Middleditch &...

Duration:01:27:38

048 - Novel - The Stand (Complete & Uncut): Book 1 - Captain Trips: June 16 - July 4

10/28/2020
Tower Junkies - 048 - Novel - The Stand (Complete & Uncut): Book I - Captain Trips: June 16 - July 4 Recorded April 2, 2020: In this episode, Tiny and I begin our review series of The Stand! To kick off the series, we review The Stand (Complete & Uncut): Book 1 - Captain Trips: June 16 - July 4 while we ourselves were under quarantine from COVID-19. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 093 - TJ B-Roll - “Quick Convo” - Video Games, Dexter, and I Think You Should...

Duration:01:16:02

047 - Novel - Revival

8/27/2020
Tower Junkies - 047 - Novel - Revival Recorded August 19, 2020: In this episode, Tiny and I review the 2014 novel, Revival. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 089 - TJ B-Roll - “The COVID-19 500” - Trump Bashing, QAnon, Indy 500, Sports Return, Favorite Sports Sounds - Aug 19, 2020 Timestamps 00:1902:2610:08 Revival - 13:13 Non-Spoiler19:35Spoiler35:26 57:24Patreon Stinger:“The COVID-19 500”58:401:00:07 Related Links Support Obsessive Viewer Podcasts Here ...

Duration:01:03:23

046 - TV - Caveat Emptor + Clean (Castle Rock S02E09-10)

7/10/2020
Tower Junkies - 046 - TV - Caveat Emptor + Clean (Castle Rock S02E09-10) In this episode, Tiny and I conclude our review series of Castle Rock season 2! This time, we review episodes 9 & 10: Caveat Emptor and Clean. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 082 - TJ B-Roll - “How I Measure Time” - Nervous Tics, I’m Loose!, Deadpool, Hamilton, The American Revolution, American History - July 8, 2020 Timestamps 00:1901:3304:44 Castle Rock - 06:02 Caveat...

Duration:01:02:33

045 - TV - The Word + Dirty (Castle Rock S02E07-08)

7/1/2020
Tower Junkies - 045 - TV - The Word + Dirty (Castle Rock S02E07-08) In this episode, Tiny and I continue our review series of Castle Rock season 2! This time, we review episodes 7 & 8: The Word and Dirty. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 078 - TJ B-Roll - “Synchronized Yawns” - The Twilight Zone Season 2, Community Season 6, The Politician, Selling My Car, and COVID Stuff - June 25, 2020 Timestamps 00:1902:1107:30 Castle Rock - 18:16 The Word -19:44Dirty...

Duration:01:01:37

044 - TV - Restore Hope, The Laughing Place, and The Mother (Castle Rock S02E04-06)

6/18/2020
Tower Junkies - 044 - TV - Restore Hope, The Laughing Place, and The Mother (Castle Rock S02E04-06) In this episode, Tiny and I continue our review series of Castle Rock season 2! This time, we review episodes 4-6: Restore Hope, The Laughing Place, and The Mother. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 073 - TJ B-Roll - “What Year Will It Be?” - Trump’s Third Term, 7 Years of Podcasting, Stats, Meal and Movies Hypothetical - June 17,...

Duration:01:35:16

043 - TV - Let the River Run, New Jerusalem, and Ties That Bind (Castle Rock S02E01-03)

5/21/2020
Tower Junkies - 043 - TV - Let the River Run, New Jerusalem, and Ties That Bind (Castle Rock S02E01-03) In this episode, Tiny and I begin our review series of Castle Rock season 2! To kick off the series, we review episodes 1-3: Let the River Run, New Jerusalem, and Ties That Bind. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 067 - TJ B-Roll - “A Kingly Quarantine” - COVID-19 Update, What King Character Would We Want/Not Want to Quarantine With? - May 19,...

Duration:01:49:47

042 - Novel - Duma Key

5/17/2020
Tower Junkies - 042 - Novel - Duma Key In this episode, I ride solo to review Stephen King’s 2008 novel, Duma Key. Before that, however, Tiny joins me for a round of Stephen King Check-in and News segments in which we cover Mike Flanagan’s Revival plans, Amazon’s decision to pass on Glen Mazzara’s Dark Tower show, some new King-related podcasts, and more. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 066 - TJ B-Roll - “Dark Tower TV Scripts” - Episode 1, The Gunslinger -...

Duration:01:08:09

041 - Novel/TV - 11/22/63 + 11.22.63 (2016) Miniseries - Guest: Mike White (The Obsessive Viewer co-host)

5/9/2020
Tower Junkies - 041 - Novel/TV - 11/22/63 + 11.22.63 (2016) Miniseries - Guest: Mike White (The Obsessive Viewer co-host) In this episode, I welcome Obsessive Viewer recurring co-host (and more recent King fan convert) Mike White for a casual chat about both the novel 11/22/63 and the Hulu Event Series adaptation of it from 2016. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 065 - TJ B-Roll - “Shitting Around” - Patreon Discussions, Content Creation, Quarantine...

Duration:01:41:01

040 - Movie - Doctor Sleep (2019)

5/2/2020
Tower Junkies - 040 - Movie - Doctor Sleep (2019) In this episode, Tiny and I review Mike Flanagan’s 2019 film adaptation of Doctor Sleep! We also talk about some news and check-in with our current King reading and watching. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 063 - TJ B-Roll - “AMC v Universal: Dawn of Stupid” - Bad Boys For Life, Community, Waco, Star Trek TNG, The X-Files, The Obsolete Man, and Audiobooks - April 30, 2020 Timestamps 00:1905:37 Doctor Sleep...

Duration:01:32:58

039 - Novel - Doctor Sleep

4/27/2020
039 - Novel - Doctor Sleep Recorded March 4, 2020: In this episode, Tiny and I review the 2013 novel Doctor Sleep! We also talk about some news and check-in with our current King reading and watching. Timestamps 00:1902:00 Doctor Sleep - 11:01 16:0026:26 58:10Patreon Stinger:“Onward and Upchuck”1:00:521:02:30 Related Links Support Obsessive Viewer Podcasts Here Stephen King Given Lifetime Achievement Award at Audies 2020 Doctor SleepAmazon Affiliate Link Obsessive Viewer Apple...

Duration:01:05:03

038 - TV - The Shining (1997) Miniseries

3/15/2020
Tower Junkies - 038 - TV - The Shining (1997) Miniseries Recorded November 19, 2019: In this episode, Tiny and I review the 1997 TV miniseries adaptation of The Shining in a non-spoiler section and a spoiler section! Timestamps 00:1901:2204:23 The Shining (1997) Miniseries - 08:05 09:2828:35 43:02Patreon Stinger:“Disney+, Twilight Zone in Theaters”43:4544:44 Related Links Support Obsessive Viewer Podcasts Here Obsessive Viewer Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherObsessive Viewer...

Duration:00:47:17

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