Category Archives: Dark Tower

The Wind through the Keyhole

It’s a story in a story in a story and I didn’t even mention Xzibit once. Continue reading

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The Dark Tower — Trailer

Oh, I don’t know. Look, don’t worry, I’m not going to do one of these frame-by-frame deals what be all the rage nowadays. Here’s the deal, though: This is going to be super weird. Reactions are going to run the … Continue reading

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Hearts in Atlantis

Way down below the ocean we learn to have empathy for Baby Boomers. Continue reading

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Insomnia

Stephen King takes us back to Derry. It goes poorly. Continue reading

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The Stand

Novel * Stephen King * Plague Apocalypse * 1978/1990 (expanded) Synopsis The Stand is not a worst-case-scenario type of apocalypse. It is, however, very close to it. The novel is an account of a cataclysmic plague event, which was unwittingly … Continue reading

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The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower

Where we finally reach the end of a long, strange, road of brutal heartbreak. Continue reading

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The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah

And the tower is ever closer…. Continue reading

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The Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla

Novel * Stephen King* The Rose Is In Grave Danger * 2003 Synopsis While the writing process of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower has always been… erratic, there is a clear line of demarcation between the first four volumes and … Continue reading

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The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass

Novel * Stephen King * Sadness, Pathos, and Despair * 1997 Synopsis After sitting on just the worst cliff-hanger for six… freaking… years, Wizard and Glass was a bit of a disappointment at first. In retrospect, I set myself up … Continue reading

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The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands

Novel * Stephen King * Entropy, Man * 1991 Synopsis This novel is where the series really hits its stride. I hesitate to call it Peak Tower, only because the fourth is just so goddamn good, but insofar as the … Continue reading

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