We celebrated Mother’s Day during this installment of The Five Count with a special interview with Mink Stole. Mink is one of John Waters’ original Dreamlanders and has appeared in almost every one of his films, including Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, Desperate Living, Polyester, Hairspray, Cry Baby, and Serial Mom. During the show she talked about life on the set of those films, why she hates nuns, and told us about the time John Waters wanted to set her head on fire. We hope your mother enjoyed it!
This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Jaleel White. Jaleel is best known for his role as “Steve Urkel” on the TV show Family Matters. He also appeared in the films Camp Cucamonga, Dreamgirls, and provided the voice of “Sonic” for the Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog cartoon. During the show Jaleel discussed how he landed the role of Urkel, talked about the possibility of releasing a rap album, and made fun of Dustin for not being able to get girls. The pledge dollars rolled in from there!
This episode of the show featured a special interview with Shaun Weiss. Shaun is best known for his role as “Goldberg” in The Mighty Ducks films. He also appeared in the film Heavyweights and the TV shows Freaks And Geeks, Boy Meets World, and Pee-Wee’s Playhouse. During the show he talked about what it was like on the set of The Mighty Ducks, his love for the state of Minnesota, and why Ben Stiller hates fat people. Ducks fly together on The Five Count!
This edition of The Five Count featured a special interview with Curtis Armstrong. Curtis is best known for his role as “Booger” in the Revenge of the Nerds films. He also appeared in the films Better Off Dead, Jingle All the Way, Risky Business, and the TV shows Moonlighting and American Dad! During the show he discussed what it was like on the set of the Revenge of the Nerds movies, his disdain for Arnold Schwarzenegger, and explained how he is nothing like the character “Booger” in real life. Ton was devastated!
This was our special “Happy Cru Year” celebration show featuring an interview will Bill Allen. Bill is best known as the ’80s heartthrob “Cru Jones” in the action-packed, BMX film Rad. He has also appeared in many TV shows from the ’80s and has made several appearances on the show Tosh.0. During the show he discussed what it was like on the set of Rad, the impact the film had on the world of BMX riding, and dropped the news that Rad 2 might be in the works. Can it get any more Rad than that?
Here’s an early Christmas gift from your pals at The Five Count. It’s an exclusive interview with Frank Stallone. Frank is best known for his hit single Far From Over. He has also appeared in numerous films including Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky Balboa, Paradise Alley, Staying Alive, Hudson Hawk, and Rambo: First Blood Part II. Happy holidays!
Artwork by John from New Ulm
Christmas Riddle by Nora Myers of The Dirty Birds
This edition of The Five Count started off our series of Christmas shows with “A Turtles Christmas.” The show featured an interview with Townsend Coleman. Townsend is best known as the voice of “Michelangelo” from the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon, as well as the title character from The Tick: The Animated Series, and various other cartoons and TV shows. During the show Townsend discussed what it was like being the voice of a turtle, the harsh mistress that is Hollywood, and why The Monkees are cooler than the Beatles. Turtle Power!
This edition of The Five Count featured an interview with the one and only Jeffrey Combs. Jeffrey is best known for his role as “Dr. Herbert West “in all three Re-Animator films. He also appeared in films like From Beyond, The Frighteners, and has made countless appearances on various Star Trek episodes. During the show he discussed how he landed the role on Re-Animator, the pros and cons of being known as a superstar in the Star Trek realm, and why it’s not a good idea to get his face tattooed on your body. Our feet were re-animated!
This was our special Freaks and Geeks show featuring an exclusive interview with Samm Levine. Samm is best know for his role as “Neal Schweiber” on the TV show Freaks and Geeks. He also appeared in films like Club Dread, Not Another Teen Movie, and Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds. During the show Samm discussed in great detail what it was like working on Freaks and Geeks, his friendship with Quentin Tarantino, his tendency to annoy Back to the Future‘s Biff Tannen, and his anger toward the Minnesota Twins. We left no stone unturned.
This edition of The Five Count (the second installment of “Scare-A-Thon 2010”) featured a special interview with the one and only Ernie Hudson. Ernie is best known as “Winston Zeddemore” in the Ghostbusters films. He has appeared in countless films and TV shows including The Crow, Airheads, Congo, The Hand That Rocks The Cradle, and HBO’s Oz. During the show he discussed what it was like being one of the Ghostbusters, hanging out with Mr. T and Dolemite, and the filming of the long-awaited Ghostbusters III film. He also told us about the Twinkie!