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

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


Ep. 137 The Shining, Part 5, “Matters of Life and Death”

July 06, 2022

In this episode of Two Guys to the Dark Tower Came, we explore The Shining, Part 5, Matters of Life and Death.


  • Introduction (00:00)
  • Surprisingly happy ending (01:23)
  • Why Jack? (12:00)
  • Death makes life worth living (19:29)
  • Dark Tower Thinnies (25:03)
  • Yuck-King It Up (28:08)
  • Fun Stuff (30:32)
  • Final thoughts (38:46)
  • Other Worlds Than These (45:23)
    • Sean: Better Call Saul
    • Jay: Strange New Worlds

  • Outro (47:56)

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Next Episode: The Shining (1980), directed by Stanley Kubrick.


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