This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with David Liebe Hart. David is best known for his appearances on the TV shows Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! and Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule. He’s also an accomplished singer-songwriter, painter, and puppeteer. During the show he discussed the history of his family and career, various hardships he’s faced in his life, and what he’s looking for in a woman. He even made up a song about The Five Count! Salame!
We tried our best to explain it all during this installment of The Five Count. During the first hour we welcomed all the incoming freshman to campus, spoke with the creators of the YouTube sensation Show & Tell with Andre & Michelle, and discussed the origins of KMSU with former KMSU employee and current Nicollet County Commissioner Jack Kolars. We saved all sorts of tax-payer’s money in the process.
The second hour featured an exclusive interview with Melissa Joan Hart. Melissa is best known as “Clarissa” from Clarissa Explains It All and “Sabrina” from Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. She’s also appeared in TV shows like Are You Afraid of the Dark?, That ’70s Show, Boy Meets World, Dancing With the Stars, and her new show Melissa & Joey. During the show she discussed getting her start in showbiz, her gratefulness for landing a starring role in three successful sitcoms, and her disappointment over not waiting to get married before meeting Dustin. Look for them to become an item soon!
This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with legendary voice-actor Billy West. Billy is best known as the voice of both “Ren” and “Stimpy” from The Ren & Stimpy Show. He was also the voice of “Doug” and “Roger Klotz” from Nickelodeon’s Doug, “Phillip J. Fry”, “Professor Farnsworth”, and “Dr. Zoidberg” from Futurama, and dozens more. During the show he discussed the origins of the Nicktoons, the future of Futurama, and why celebrities shouldn’t provide voices for cartoons. We were also joined in the studio by Ren & Stimpy! Joy!
This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with “Weird Al” Yankovic. With a career spanning nearly four decades, “Weird Al” is the top-selling comedy recording artist of all time. He’s also the star of the film UHF and the TV show The Weird Al Show. During the show he shared stories about his first years in the music business, his relationship with Prince, appearing on Wheel of Fortune with James Brown and Little Richard, and what the future holds for his music. It was the weirdest show of the year!
This installment of The Five Count was overflowing with quality content.The first hour featured and exclusive interview with Carlos Alazraqui. Carlos is best known as the voice of “Rocko” from Rocko’s Modern Life and “Deputy James Garcia” from Reno 911!. He’s also worked on Family Guy, Phineas and Ferb, The Fairly OddParents!, Camp Lazlo, and was the voice of the Taco Bell Chihuahua. During the interview he discussed the ongoing popularity of Rocko, how much of Reno 911! was improvised, and the origins of the Taco Bell dog. ¡Yo quiero The Five Count!
The second hour of the show featured an exclusive interview with WWE Superstar Wade Barrett. Wade is a former WWE Intercontinental Champion and winner of the first WWE NXT. He was also the leader of the WWE factions Nexus and The Corre. During the interview he discussed his start in the wrestling business, his favorite guys to work with, and why he admires the late “British Bulldog” Davey Boy Smith. Ton’s teeth were eventually loosened by a Barrett Barrage.
This was our special nine-year anniversary show! During the first hour we looked back fondly over the last nine years, made the announcement that the show now starts at 10 p.m. on Saturdays, and premiered our new radio drama The Five Count and the Caverns of Techno. It was a most ripping victory!
The second hour featured an exclusive interview with John C. Reilly. John is best known for his roles in films like Boogie Nights, Step Brothers, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, Days of Thunder, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, and Wreck-It Ralph. He’s also known as “Dr. Steve Brule” from the TV shows Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! and Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule. During the show he discussed the early days of his career, the possibility of a Wreck-It Ralph sequel, and his new “John C. Reilly & Friends” music tour. Thanks for listening these past nine years!
This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Crispin Glover. Crispin is an actor, director, screenwriter, recording artist, publisher, and author. He has appeared in numerous films including Back to the Future, River’s Edge, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, Charlie’s Angels, Willard, Beowulf, Hot Tub Time Machine, and many more. During the show he told us how he started in showbiz, why he had to sue the makers of Back to the Future, and the details behind his “Big Slide Show” tour he recently brought to Minnesota. Having Crispin on The Five Count was our density!
This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Larry Kenney. Larry is best known as the voice of “Lion-O” from the ’80s cartoon ThunderCats. He also provided voices for cartoons like SilverHawks, Family Guy, Karate Kat, and is the voice of breakfast cereal mascots “Count Chocula” and “Sonny the Cuckoo Bird”. During the show he discussed his early days in radio working with Don Imus, what it was like as a key-member of the ThunderCats crew, and reminisced about all the cartoons and commercials he supplied voices for over the years . He was a real down to “Third Earth” guy. After that we played a bunch of James Brown!
This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Sid Haig! Sid is best known for his role as “Captain Spaulding” in Rob Zombie’s films House of 1000 Corpses and The Devil’s Rejects. He has also appeared in films like THX 1138, Spider Baby, Diamonds Are Forever, Coffy, Foxy Brown, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill Vol. 2, and many more. During the show he discussed his early days in the business, his friendship with Pam Grier, and how the character of “Captain Spaulding” helped give his career a second wind. The show was loaded with top-secret clown business.
This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Carl Edge and Kevin Graves, better known as The Fishmasters. Fishmasters is a television show about two guys who are highly-skilled in the art of catching fish. It originated from San Luis Obispo, CA in the early ’90s and was broadcast in several other markets around the country. It’s not only a favorite of The Five Count, but widely considered to be the greatest TV show of all time. During the interview they discussed how Fishmasters came to be, shared numerous behind the scenes stories about the show, and promised to include The Five Count in any potential new episodes. Let’s fish!