Actors

A Chat With Ahmet Zappa…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actor and musician Ahmet Zappa. Ahmet is best known for appearing in films like Pump Up the Volume, Jack Frost, Ready to Rumble, and TV shows like Roseanne and But Can They Sing? His new show Rock My Collection airs Sunday nights on AXS TV!

An Evening With Teen Witch’s Mandy Ingber & Clueless’ Elisa Donovan…

This edition of The Five Count featured exclusive interviews with two Hollywood starlets. First we were joined by actress Mandy Ingber. Mandy is best known for her role as “Polly” in the film Teen Witch. She’s also appeared on TV shows like Cheers, The Tortellis and The Wonder Years. During the show she discussed still being recognized as “Polly” all these years later, her transition from actress to yoga instructor, and her yoga program Yogalosophy. Top that!

Next we were joined by actress Elisa Donovan. Elisa is best known for her role as “Amber Mariens” in the film Clueless. She’s also appeared in films like 10 Things I Hate About You, A Night at the Roxbury, and TV shows like In Gayle We Trust, Beverly Hills, 90210 and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. During the show she discussed the popularity of the film Clueless, her upcoming transition to directing films, and her new book “Wake Me When You Leave.” Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite pro wrestling tag teams, Ton explained the effect he has on the girls who work at the local Dairy Queen, and Dustin bragged about recently receiving every episode of the TV show Fishmasters. Let’s fish!

A Chat With Actress Ellen Foley…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actress and musician Ellen Foley. Ellen is best known for appearing in films like Hair, Tootsie, Cocktail, and TV shows like Night Court and Ghostwriter. She’s also released several albums and shared lead vocals with Meat Loaf on the song Paradise by the Dashboard Light. Her new album Fighting Words is available now!

Another Evening With Jon Mikl Thor…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Jon Mikl Thor. Known as “The Legendary Rock Warrior,” Thor has been releasing albums since the early 1970s. He’s also appeared in films like Rock ‘N’ Roll NightmareRecruits, and Zombie Nightmare. During the show he discussed his incredible musical output over the years, the making of his upcoming film Pact of Vengeance, and his new album Alliance. Get your copy today, Ol’ Scratch!

During the rest of the show we discussed our recent experience attending WWE SmackDown, celebrated Ton’s birthday, and sorted through Ton’s gift, a box of ProSet Super Stars MusiCards. He got an Yngwie Malmsteen’s rookie card!

An Evening With Actor Michael Berryman & Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp…

This installment of The Five Count featured two exclusive interviews with entertainment mainstays. First we were joined by actor Michael Berryman. Michael is best known for his role as “Pluto” in the film The Hills Have Eyes. He’s also appeared in films like Weird Science, One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest and The Devil’s Rejects. During the show he discussed what he looks for when selecting roles, his memories of appearing in Mötley Crüe videos, and his new film Room 9. Get your copy today!

Next we were joined by musician Gary Kemp. Gary is best known as the guitarist for the band Spandau Ballet. He’s also played with Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets and appeared in films like The Bodyguard, Killing Zoe and Dog Eat Dog. During the show he discussed his acting career, his memories of performing with Spandau Ballet at Live Aid, and his new solo album Insolo. Get your copy now!

During the rest of the show we discussed the various current events of the day and paid tribute to ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill. R.I.P. amigo!

An Evening With Tae Bo Creator Billy Blanks…

This special Father’s Day edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor and fitness guru Billy Blanks. Billy is best known as the creator of the fitness program Tae Bo. He’s also appeared in films like Tango & Cash, The Last Boy Scout, Bloodfist and Lionheart. During the show he discussed how he developed Tae Bo, his memories of working with “Rowdy” Roddy Piper on the film Back in Action, and his desire to continue branching out with different acting roles. Schedule a private workout with Billy Blanks right now!

During the rest of the show we explained why people should have more body hair, Ton bragged about his VHS collection, and we played all sorts of songs for your dad. Happy Father’s Day!

The Five Count’s 17-Year Anniversary – An Evening With Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure’s Mark Holton…

This “17-year anniversary” edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor Mark Holton. Mark is best known for his role as “Francis Buxton” in the film Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure. He’s also appeared in films like Teen Wolf, Leprechaun, Gacy, Little Giants, A League of Their Own and The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! During the show he discussed his memories of working on Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, his decision to get back into acting, and how he felt when he realized the impact he had on people’s childhoods. You can find Mark on his website and Cameo!

During the rest of the show we received well-wishes from the listeners, discussed why the anniversary shows have become more intimate over the years, and observed the 10-year anniversary of the downfall of The Five Count House Band. Thanks for sticking with us all these years!

Another Chat With Comedian Louie Anderson…

The Five Count recently had another chance to speak with legendary comedian Louie Anderson. Louie has traveled the country with his beloved-brand of stand-up comedy since the early ’80s. He’s also the former host of the TV show Family Feud, star of his own cartoon show Life with Louie, and appeared in films like Coming to America, Coming 2 America and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. You can see his livestream comedy special Louie, Live from Las Vegas on June 12 at rushtix.com!

An Evening With Pee-Wee’s Playhouse’s George McGrath…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor and writer George McGrath. George is best known as the voice of “Globey” and “Cowntess” on the TV show Pee-Wee’s Playhouse. He’s also appeared on shows like Tracey Takes On and On the Television. During the show he discussed his memories of working on Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, writing the script for the film Big Top Pee-Wee, and his longtime association with The Groundlings. You can still see him perform with The Groundlings to this day!

During the rest of the show we discussed the similarities between Ton and Bruce Lee, explained why we need a documentary about the making of Randy “Macho Man” Savage’s Be A Man album, and Dustin explained why too much Bob Dylan is bad for you. Happy Memorial Day!

An Evening With Maximum Overdrive’s Pat Miller…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor and comedian Pat Miller. Pat is best known for his role as “Joey” in the film Maximum Overdrive. He’s also appeared in films like Raw Deal, Summer Heat and Blue Velvet. During the show he reminisced about his experience filming Maximum Overdrive, shared a story about the first time he met Stephen King, and discussed his career as a stand-up comedian. See him on the road at a comedy venue near you!

During the rest of the show a caller invited us to a kegger, Dustin explained why he stopped going to the hair salon, and we celebrated the 35th anniversary of the soundtrack to Maximum Overdrive, AC/DC’s Who Made Who. Ain’t nobody told you?