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Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came: A Podcast about Stephen King and His Books

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A Podcast about Stephen King and His Books

A Podcast about Stephen King and His Books

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A Podcast about Stephen King and His Books

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English


Episodes

Ep. 134 The Shining, Part 3, Chapters 14-18

5/11/2022
In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Shining, Part 3, Chapters 14-18. Introduction (00:00) Great writing, not so good exposition (1:30) Is Jack a madman? (12:05) Dark Tower Thinnies (23:52) Yuck-King It Up (27:41) Fun Stuff (30:06) Other Worlds Than These (36:05) Sean: The Nineties by Chuck Klosterman … Continue reading Ep. 134 The Shining, Part 3, Chapters 14-18 →

Duration:00:42:19

Ep. 133 The Shining, Part 2, “Closing Day”

4/27/2022
In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Shining, Part 2, “Closing Day.” Introduction (00:13) The Shining (01:34) The players (06:14) Gothic table setting (14:10) Dark Tower Thinnies (20:01) Yuck-King It Up (21:05) Fun Stuff (22:53) Other Worlds Than These (30:37) Outro (33:40) Leave us an Apple Podcasts review! … Continue reading Ep. 133 The Shining, Part 2, “Closing Day” →

Duration:00:35:47

Ep. 132 The Shining, Part 1, “Prefatory Matters”

4/13/2022
In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Shining, Part 1, “Prefatory Matters.” Introduction (00:00) Book Introduction (1:38) Our coverage (7:09) Prefatory Matters (9:55) Autobiographical? (21:22) Influences (29:00) Dark Tower Thinnies (30:26) Yuck-King It Up (33:58) Fun Stuff (35:53) Other Worlds Than These (43:13) Sean: Winning Time on HBOMax … Continue reading Ep. 132 The Shining, Part 1, “Prefatory Matters” →

Duration:00:54:17

Ep. 131 Christine, Chapters 48-51 & Wrap-up

4/10/2022
In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Christine, chapters 48-51 and the Epilogue. Introduction (00:13) This story ends in tragedy (01:47) The LeBay resolution ? (09:06) Dark Tower Thinnies (19:00) ← what!? Yuck-King it Up (21:15) Fun Stuff (23:05) Reviews and wrap-up (28:22) Final thoughts (31:37) Other Worlds than … Continue reading Ep. 131 Christine, Chapters 48-51 & Wrap-up →

Duration:00:37:29

Bonus Episode 32 – “Christine” Movie (Patreon Clip)

3/23/2022
A new bonus episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came is live for all of our Patrons. What follows is a short excerpt of our discussion of the 1983 movie adaptation of Christine, directed by John Carpenter. To get the whole episode and support our show, become a patron at patreon.com/twoguysdarktower. Directed by John Carpenter and … Continue reading Bonus Episode 32 – “Christine” Movie (Patreon Clip) →

Duration:00:01:17

Bonus Episode 31 – “The Green Mile” Movie (Patreon Clip)

3/17/2022
A new bonus episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came is live for all of our Patrons. What follows is a short excerpt of our discussion of the 1999 movie adaptation of The Green Mile, directed by Frank Darabont. To get the whole episode and support our show, become a patron at patreon.com/twoguysdarktower. Starring: Tom … Continue reading Bonus Episode 31 – “The Green Mile” Movie (Patreon Clip) →

Duration:00:01:58

Ep. 130 Christine, Chapters 43-47

3/16/2022
In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Christine, chapters 43-47. Introduction (00:00) Another narrative switch (01:34) Dennis is a cypher (06:38) Making connections (11:37) Dark Tower Thinnies (19:19) WHA!? Look at the time! Yuck-King It Up (24:10) Fun Stuff (27:21) Sia “Cheap Thrills” Other Worlds Than These (34:46) Jay: … Continue reading Ep. 130 Christine, Chapters 43-47 →

Duration:00:43:12

Ep. 129 Christine, Chapters 35-42

3/2/2022
In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Christine, chapters 35-42. Introduction (00:13) The Darnell character is cool (01:21) Character motivations (08:18) Dark Tower Thinnies (20:20) Yuck-King It Up (23:12) Thank you, Patrons! (24:54) Fun Stuff (25:30) Other Worlds Than These (30:44) Outro (35:01) Leave us an Apple Podcasts review! … Continue reading Ep. 129 Christine, Chapters 35-42 →

Duration:00:36:39

Ep. 128 Christine, Chapters 20-34

2/16/2022
In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Christine, chapters 20-34. Introduction (00:00) Change in narrative structure (01:42) Christine is a hell of a drug (08:18) Is it the car, LeBay, or both (16:25) Dark Tower Thinnies (22:18) Yuck-King it Up (22:40) Fun Stuff (26:04) Other Worlds Than These (36:04) … Continue reading Ep. 128 Christine, Chapters 20-34 →

Duration:00:43:02

Ep. 127 Christine, Chapters 12-19

2/2/2022
In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Christine, chapters 12-19. Introduction (00:13) Times (02:44) High school is messed up (10:34) Dark Tower Thinnies (20:25) Yuck-King it Up (24:57) Fun Stuff (28:13) Other Worlds Than These (33:48) Outro (38:50) Leave us an Apple Podcasts review! Support our show at Patreon.com/twoguysdarktower. … Continue reading Ep. 127 Christine, Chapters 12-19 →

Duration:00:40:26

Bonus Episode 30 – “Desperation” TV Movie (Patreon Clip)

1/31/2022
A new bonus episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came is live for all of our Patrons. What follows is a short excerpt of our discussion of the TV adaptation of “Desperation.” To get the whole episode and support our show, become a patron at patreon.com/twoguysdarktower.

Duration:00:01:46

Ep. 126 Christine, Prologue & Chapters 1-11

1/19/2022
In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Christine, the Prologue and chapters 1-11. Introduction (00:00) Publication history (02:24) Worst to Best: Stephen King Cover Art The creeping knowledge of death (09:10) Christine and Arnie (19:28) This is a rock and roll story (26:02) Christine Playlist Dark Tower Thinnies (34:13) … Continue reading Ep. 126 Christine, Prologue & Chapters 1-11 →

Duration:00:55:04

Ep. 125 Desperation, Part 5

1/5/2022
In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Desperation, Part 5: Highway 50: Excused Early. Introduction (00:13) Recap (00:45) A bible epic ending (01:14) God is love (07:51) Thank you, Patrons! (16:21) Fun Stuff (17:12) Final thoughts on Desperation (23:46) Other Worlds Than These (30:07) Outro (34:08) Leave us an … Continue reading Ep. 125 Desperation, Part 5 →

Duration:00:35:31

Ep. 124 Desperation, Part 4

12/22/2021
In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Desperation, Part 4 The China Pit: God Is Cruel. Introduction (00:00) This book holds up! (01:46) God is cruel (07:04) More connections (16:32) Dark Tower Thinnies (19:23) Yuck-King It Up (26:24) Fun Stuff (30:21) Other Worlds Than These (35:43) Outro (39:23) Leave … Continue reading Ep. 124 Desperation, Part 4 →

Duration:00:40:35

Ep. 123 Desperation, Part 3

12/11/2021
In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Desperation, Part III – The American West: Legendary Shadows. Introduction (00:12) Recap (00:45) King’s title conventions (01:36) The spiritual state of unbelief (12:51) The Connection Zone (25:09) Dark Tower Thinnies (32:02) Yuck-King It Up (34:16) Thank you, Patrons! (36:20) Fun Stuff (36:45) … Continue reading Ep. 123 Desperation, Part 3 →

Duration:00:49:05

Bonus Episode 28 – “Survivor Type” (Patreon Clip)

11/29/2021
A new bonus episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came is live for all of our Patrons. What follows is a short excerpt of our discussion of the short story “Survivor Type” from the Stephen King collection, Skeleton Crew. To get the whole episode and support our show, become a patron at patreon.com/twoguysdarktower.

Duration:00:01:18

Ep. 122 Desperation, Part 2

11/24/2021
In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Desperation, Part 2: Desperation: In These Silences Something May Rise Introduction (00:14) Recap (00:46) The twist (02:00) David’s faith (08:34) Three-layer [meta-fiction] cheese dip (15:21) Dark Tower Thinnies (17:52) Yuck-King it Up (20:45) Thank you, Patrons! (22:38) Fun Stuff (24:23) Other Worlds … Continue reading Ep. 122 Desperation, Part 2 →

Duration:00:34:49

Ep. 121 Desperation, Part 1

11/10/2021
In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore Desperation, Part 1, In the House of the Wolf, The House of the Scorpion. Introduction (00:00) Publication history (1:46) Initial thoughts (4:19) Character criss-cross (9:42) Other connections (19:49) Dark Tower Thinnies (25:20) Yuck-King It Up (27:55) Fun Stuff (30:23) Other Worlds Than … Continue reading Ep. 121 Desperation, Part 1 →

Duration:00:42:00

REPOST: Bonus Episode 4: Hearts in Atlantis Movie Review

11/3/2021
Originally posted July 31, 2019. In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore the movie adaptation of Hearts in Atlantis, starring Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin, and Hope Davis. Introduction (00:14) IMDB Summary (00:41) Movie Details and Discussion (01:06) Dark Tower Thinnies (35:24) Fun Stuff (41:18) Movie Reviews (45:28) Listener Feedback … Continue reading REPOST: Bonus Episode 4: Hearts in Atlantis Movie Review →

Duration:00:57:05

Bonus Episode 27 – “The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet” (Patreon Clip)

10/24/2021
A new bonus episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came is live for all of our Patrons. What follows is a short excerpt of our discussion of the short story “The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet” from the Stephen King collection, Skeleton Crew. To get the whole episode and support our show, become a … Continue reading Bonus Episode 27 – “The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet” (Patreon Clip) →

Duration:00:01:33