25 – Endings

Daystar and Alexander explore what makes endings satisfying, effective, or just annoying.

Co-hosted by Alexander Wales

With thanks to Tim Yarbrough for the Intro/Outro music, G.A.T.O Must Be Respected

Links (to things we’re going to be spoiling the endings of)

The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis

6 Feet Under

Game of Thrones (books) by George R R Martin

Terminator: Salvation

Scott Pilgrim vs the World (movie)


The Mist (book) by Stephen King

The Mist (movie)


1984 by George Orwell

The Giver by Lois Lowry

100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia (and my rant on it)

The Dark Tower by Stephen King (recommended to start at book 2, The Drawing of the Three)

Time Crimes


Die Hard

The Stand by Stephen King

Dawn of the Dead remake


I Am Legend (movie)

Children of Men (movie)


2:41 What makes endings satisfying?

15:23 Alternate Endings

18:38 Bad Endings

25:56 Ambiguity in Endings

32:07 Downer Endings

37:58 Endings we’ve enjoyed


Alexander recommends the Merchant Princes series in today‚Äôs post-outro Audible advertisement.


Thanks for listening!

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