Category: Cast of Ka

The Cast of Ka – Episode 22

On this episode of The Cast of Ka, we have made it onto the path of the Beam as we wander through the Wastelands of Stephen King’s Dark Tower series. We talk about golgothas, the intersection of science and magic in Mid-World, the (spider-infested) halls of the dead, and the tragic demise of some (probably…


The Cast of Ka – Episode 21

On this episode of The Cast of Ka, the journey through the Waste Lands takes a dreamy detour and we get very excited about what it all means for the future of our Ka-tet! We talk about strange fireside chats, Eddie leveling up, alternate dimension pie, and those oh-so-creepy crimson eyes in the sky! Once…


The Cast of Ka – Episode 20

On this episode of The Cast of Ka, we continue our journey through the Waste Lands — and man oh man are things starting to get good. We talk about a bittersweet death (RIP robo-bear), paradoxes of the mind, ancient aliens in Midworld, and worry that Roland is a flat earther. Plus, we celebrate the…


The Cast of Ka – Episode 19

On this episode of The Cast of Ka, we begin our long awaited journey into the Waste Lands! We talk killer robot bears, Susannah busting through the gunslinger glass ceiling, Roland’s latest health issue, and Eddie gets a new old-timey hobby. Also, parasites. So. Many. Parasites. We close out the show with some exciting Dark…


The Cast of Ka – Episode 18

On this episode of The Cast of Ka, our journey up and down Magical Doorway Beach comes to an end with the final two chapters of The Drawing of Three. We talk subway shootouts, Jack Mort’s unmentionables, the long, long, long awaited arrival of Susannah, and Roland’s possibly sexy Tower dreams. We close out the…


The Cast of Ka – Episode 17

On this episode of The Cast of Ka, we bask in the glory of Roland getting some of his mojo back, in our discussion of The Drawing of Three – The Pusher – Chapter 3 Roland Takes His Medicine. We talk contagious fainting spells, Roland as a fish out of water, problematic cops, Eddie’s daddy…


The Cast of Ka – Episode 16

On this episode of The Cast of Ka, we hurtle circuitously toward the end of The Drawing of Three with our discussion of The Pusher chapters 1 & 2, Bitter Medicine & The Honey Pot. We talk agents of chaos, upsetting sexual proclivities, Roland getting the vapors, and why we miss the Man in Black…


The Cast of Ka – Episode 15

On this episode of The Cast of Ka, we discuss the chapter Reshuffle! We talk Roland’s reluctant fatherhood role, spinning wheels both literal and figurative, and, of course, romance under the stars. We close out the show with our review of 1922 and give our take on some pretty intriguing news about potentially upcoming Stephen…


The Cast of Ka – Episode 14

On this episode of The Cast of Ka, we return with discussions about not one but two chapters! We talk Odetta on the Other Side as well as Detta on the Other Side. We dig into how this book tackles the mysticism of Mid-world, marvel at the fastest romance in the west, and discover how…


The Cast of Ka – Episode 13

On this episode of The Cast of Ka, we continue to get to know The Lady of Shadows in chapter two, Ringing the Changes. We discuss King’s gift for gore, the “birth” of Detta, our ambivalent feelings about Roland’s attitudes about body autonomy, and the JFK conspiracy plot thickens! We close out the show with…