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Hear this and hear it well… a Dark Tower podcast.
28: Wizard and Glass, “Susan (Part 2)”
Nov 28 • 76 min
Chase Greenlee and Jeremy Greer join me for the second portion of "Susan", where Roland finally gives in to his temptation and gets the entire ka-tet into profound danger. Meanwhile, Rhea watches and gets stranger.
27: Wizard and Glass, “Susan (Part 1)”
Nov 14 • 122 min
Autumn and Jeremy Greer join me for an episode that begins a flashback to Roland's first adventure as a gunslinger. He, Alain, and Cuthbert venture to the town of Hambry in the eastern barony of Mejis for protection… but instead find themselves in the…
26: Wizard and Glass, “Riddles”
Oct 31 • 83 min
Evan Jones Thorne joins me to talk about the resolution to the cliffhanger from the Waste Lands, as we learn how the ka-tet escapes from the clutches of the mad train Blaine the Mono. But what they find outside his careening hull isn't much better. Did…
25: The Stand (Part 2)
Oct 17 • 162 min
It's a battle between good and evil in the desert (minus the crocodile man). Murph Murphy joins me to discuss the back half of The Stand, all the way through the end. Though we speak only in broad strokes, we also talk about the Stand miniseries. Next…
24: The Stand (Part 1)
Oct 3 • 144 min
This week I'm joined by Autumn Greer and Evan Jones Thorne to talk about the first part of Stephen King's original magnum opus: The Stand. It's a massive sprawling book, so we can only introduce characters and talk about the early days of their journey.…
23: It (The Movie)
Sep 19 • 122 min
A movie so good your heart will soar. Or float, at least. Jeremy Greer and Bryan May come along to talk about a movie so good it almost makes up for how disappointing the Dark Tower adaptation was.Links:Stephen King's It: Sequel details revealedIT…
22: The Mist
Sep 5 • 91 min
Gary Buttefield joins the show to talk about Stephen King's novella (and the associated movie) that's all about what we become when the fear sets in. An otherworldly fog containing hideous monsters has descended on a small town, and perhaps the only…
21: The Dark Tower Movie
Aug 22 • 172 min
Go home, there probably won't be other films like these. I'm joined by Jeremy Greer and Evan Jones Thorne to talk about the recent Dark Tower film adaptation. The episode is nearly twice as long as the movie itself, but there's a lot to talk about here.…
20: The Waste Lands, “Riddles and Wastelands”
Aug 8 • 64 min
This train doesn't stop. Autumn and Paddy join the show to discuss the thrilling, anxiety-inducing conclusion to the Waste Lands. With Lud rapidly decaying behind them and nothing but cracked land and horrible monsters below, our Ka-Tet are left to deal…
19: The Waste Lands, “Bridge and City (Part 2)”
Jul 25 • 113 min
Tick tock, Blaine is waiting. The horrors of Lud have come to bear, as Chase Greenlee, Murph Murphy, and Evan Jones Thorne come along to talk about the Tick Tock Man and the first appearance of Blaine (who is both a pain and a train). Listen to find out…
18: The Waste Lands, “Bridge and City (Part 1)
Jul 11 • 93 min
Got any Gushers for Gasher? This week, Autumn Greer and Paddy Smith stop by to talk about the first portion of the climax of The Waste Lands. Instead of finding wise elves and dune buggies in the city of Lud, our ka-tet instead find teeming masses of…
17: The Waste Lands, “Town and Ka-Tet”
Jun 27 • 91 min
Let's take a breather and get to know each other. This week, Jeremy Greer and Paddy Smith come along to talk about what happens when a full ka-tet is formed. Jake is firmly in Mid-World, and he's even attracted a furry friend. This chapter is a…
16: The Waste Lands, “Door and Demon”
Jun 13 • 98 min
This is what it's like when worlds collide. This week, the Greer family (Jeremy and Autumn) tag along to talk about the convergence of Jake and Roland's realities. As Roland's crew crosses into Mid-World, Jake follows Eddie in the past to a haunted…
15: The Waste Lands, “Key and Rose”
May 30 • 109 min
Alive and dead at the same time, Jake Chambers finds comfort. This week, Kole is joined by Jeremy Greer and Paddy Smith to talk about "Key and Rose", the chapter that looks at Jake's fate after the events of The Gunslinger and The Drawing of the Three.…
14: The Waste Lands, “Bear and Bone”
May 16 • 113 min
A brief period of calm gives way to action, insanity, and direction. This week, I'm joined by Autumn Greer and Evan Jones Thorne to talk about the first chapter of The Waste Lands. After a whole book of sickness and struggles, Roland, Eddie, and Susannah…
13: Rose Madder
May 2 • 151 min
She is Rosie, Rosie Real. This week we take a small break from the Dark Tower series to look at Stephen King's Rose Madder, published in 1994. Autumn Greer and Evan Jones Thorne join me to talk about Rosie's flight from the terrifying and abusive Norman…
12: The Drawing of the Three, “The Pusher (Part 2)”
Apr 18 • 82 min
The Drawing of the Three comes to a close as Roland gets the three things he needs: bullets, pills, and revenge. This week, I'm joined by Jeremy Greer and Sean Wagoner to discuss the climax and conclusion of the second book in the series. Eddie is in…
11: The Drawing of the Three, “The Pusher (Part 1)”
Apr 4 • 71 min
Threads of fate converge as Roland enters the mind of Jack Mort, the wildcard. This week, Kole Ross is joined by Autumn Greer and Paddy Smith to get into the head of Roland's third, his "Death, but not for you." After struggling up the beach with Detta…
10: The Drawing of the Three, “The Lady of Shadows (Part 2)”
Mar 21 • 69 min
Detta proves to be much more difficult to deal with than her nicer half, as Roland pushes her (and himself) to the very edge. This week, Kole Ross is joined by Autumn Greer, Chase Greenlee, and Paddy Smith to take a long look at how Roland and Eddie cope…
9: The Drawing of the Three, “The Lady of Shadows Part 1”
Mar 7 • 77 min
The march up the beach only gets worse when the second of the Three turns out to be real trouble. This week, Kole Ross is joined by Chase Greenlee, Evan Jones Thorne, and Paddy Smith to introduce the second of The Three… an unassuming woman from the Civil…
8: The Drawing of the Three: “The Prisoner (Part 2)”
Feb 21 • 72 min
Roland brings a little firepower to our side of the door, and learns to appreciate Pepsi Cola and popkins. This week, Kole Ross is joined by Autumn Greer and Evan Jones Thorne to continue the story of Eddie Dean, the heroin addicted drug mule that fate…
7: The Drawing of the Three: “The Prisoner (Part 1)”
Feb 7 • 79 min
Let's find out what's next for Roland, and meet the first of many new friends. This week, Kole Ross is joined by Evan Jones Thorne, Jeremy Greer, and Stephen Veilleux to kick off season 2 of the show, "The Drawing of the Three". We rejoin Roland as he…
6: The Eyes of the Dragon
Jan 24 • 92 min
Stephen King's most fascinating character gets a little more screen time in this inter-season break. What happens when King breaks from horror to write a young adult fantasy novel? A lot of people complain, but we don't. Autumn Greer and Zack Johnson come…
5: The Gunslinger, Chapter 5: “The Gunslinger and the Man in Black”
Jan 10 • 100 min
It's time to meet the Man in Black. But how many of his answers are lies? This week, Kole Ross is joined by Evan Jones Thorne, Jeremy Greer, and Murph Murphy to talk about the final chapter of The Gunslinger, where Roland finally gets what he bargained…
4: The Gunslinger, Chapter 4: “The Slow Mutants”
Dec 27, 2016 • 85 min
Follow us through these dark tunnels, where we learn of betrayals both past and present. This week, Kole Ross is joined by Brayton Cameron, Bryan May, and Stephen Veilleux to talk about the fourth chapter of The Gunslinger, where Roland and Jake follow…
3: The Gunslinger, Chapter 3: “The Oracle and the Mountains”
Dec 13, 2016 • 78 min
Roland and Jake climb higher, and the weight of prophecy starts to become kind of a drag. This week, Kole Ross is joined by Autumn Greer, Murph Murphy, and Stephen Veilleux to talk about chapter 3 of The Gunslinger, which details Roland and Jake's rise…
2: The Gunslinger, Chapter 2: “The Way Station”
Nov 29, 2016 • 63 min
Delirious and on the edge of death, the Gunslinger meets a boy who has already died. This week, Kole Ross is joined by Autumn Greer, Chase Greenlee, and Paddy Smith to discuss the second chapter of The Gunslinger, where we are introduced to Jake Chambers,…
1: The Gunslinger, Chapter 1: “The Gunslinger”
Nov 15, 2016 • 87 min
Hear this and hear it well: the man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed. This inaugural episode covers the first chapter of the first Dark Tower book, both of which are called "The Gunslinger". Kole Ross, Jeremy Greer, Evan Jones…