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Dark Tower Palaver

Your home for in-depth discussion and analysis of Dark Tower books, comics, film/TV adaptations, and everything else Dark Tower. Join hosts Tadd and Peter for both the Round Table Discussions (Spoilers for the whole series) where they talk all things Dark Tower, as well as the Book Club where they systematically read and analyze each book, and sequentially discuss the journey from start to finish.
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Dec 17, 2015

Hile Gunslingers! In this episode the boys go through the mailbag to talk a variety of topics sent in by the listeners as well as cover all the latest news about the Adaptation. Join the palaver as the boys talk everything from Is Flagg trying to help Roland all the way to if Flagg is a bad guy or misunderstood. They also cover the demise of both Flagg and the Crimson King, as well as Patrick Danville, and the comics among other assorted topics. They also get some really great stories about listeners' journeys in reading the Dark Tower series. 

 

Next time they will cover the ending (there will be water if God wills it) so send in your thoughts, questions, and theories on the ending for them to read next time. 

Dec 2, 2015

Hile Gunslingers, join the boys in a palaver digging deep into the books of the Dark Tower Series. Tadd and Peter begin the journey to the Dark Tower as they go through the first half of the first chapter of the first book of the Dark Tower Series. They keep the spoilers light to make it safe for both newcomers and experienced Gunslingers. So dust of your copy of The Gunslinger and listen to the boys chat about the book that began it all. The boys also touch briefly on the Matthew McConaughey rumors. Tadd's roommate also gives a bit of background music for a few minutes. Send in your thoughts on the book and the next part of the book club in a few episodes when the book club comes returns. 

Next episode the boys go back to the Round Table for some emails, some McConaughey talk, and The Ending, so send your emails now. 

Nov 18, 2015

In this episode Tadd and Peter read the first few emails then tackle some book topics like; what (if any) Mid-World speech has worked into your everyday vocabulary, what is each of the Ka-Tet's best moment in the books, what is each of the Tet's lowest moment in each book, and how have the boy's views on the series changed on subsequent read-throughs, as well as talk a tiny bit about the adaptation and if a certain villainous character can be removed from the adaptation in total. As well give some details about the first of the Book Club episodes which starts next episode with the beginning of The Gunslinger. Don't worry the next Round Table (after the first book club episode) we will dive into discussing the ending.  

Email your thoughts about the beginning of The Gunslinger for next weeks Book club discussion of The Gunslinger. 

Nov 3, 2015

In this episode of Dark Tower Palaver Tadd and Peter continue their Round Table Tadd discussing who they would cast in roles in the Dark Tower movies/TV shows. They came up with 50 characters to cast, but they went way long, in fact they both had flashbacks of The Gunslinger's Palaver with The Man in Black so it was split into 2 shows, this is part 2 containing the "Deeper Cuts" for the characters. Also check out darktowerpalaver.com for a link to the Google Doc with IMDB pages and pictures to see what was in each person's head when they cast the roles. 

Email us your thoughts on Dark Tower Casting ideas and tune in next episode as we discuss various topics regarding the books as well as give details about the upcoming Book Club episodes. 

Oct 20, 2015

In the newest Round Table Tadd and Peter discuss who they would cast in various roles in the Dark Tower movies/TV shows. They came up with 50 characters to cast, but they went way long so it will be split into 2 shows, this is the top 10 characters. Also check out darktowerpalaver.com for a link to the Google Doc with IMDB pages and pictures to see what was in each person's head when they cast the roles. 

Email us your thoughts on Dark Tower Casting ideas and tune in next episode as we discuss the deeper cuts for casting.

Oct 9, 2015

Tadd and Peter talk about the upcoming, and oft delayed, Dark Tower Big/Small Screen adaptation. They talk about Nikolaj Arcel the director, they talk about what things they are excited to see, and what they are worried about seeing, they discuss how to handle Susannah, Jake, flashbacks and much much more. Share your thoughts on the adaptation by emailing the show at darktowerpalaver(at)gmail(dot)com 

 

Oct 3, 2015

In the very first episode of Dark Tower Palaver as well as the first Round Table Discussion Tadd and Peter spend some time talking about the vision and elements for the show. The boys introduce themselves by talking about their friendship, their relationship to Stephen King's work and of course The Dark Tower Series. The guys also hit on favorite books of the series, favorite characters and a few other things to help you understand who they are as Dark Tower fans. This episode sponsored by the Tet Corporation. 

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