Actors

A Chat With The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air’s Tatyana Ali…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actress Tatyana Ali. Tatyana is best known for her role as “Ashley Banks” on the TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. She also appeared on TV shows like Love That Girl!, The Young and the Restless, and Sesame Street. Her new film Wrapped Up In Christmas premiers on the Lifetime Network on Nov. 25.

An Evening With Curb Your Enthusiasm’s JB Smoove & The Howard Stern Show’s Jackie Martling…

This episode of The Five Count featured exclusive interviews with the top-notch comedians. First we were joined by Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling. With a career dating back to the late 1970s, Jackie has released numerous comedy albums, music albums, and books. He was also the head writer of The Howard Stern Show from 1983 to 2001. During the show he discussed getting his start in comedy, his years working with Howard Stern, and his new book “Joke Man: Bow to Stern.” It’s available now!

After that we were joined by actor/comedian JB Smoove. JB is best known for his role as “Leon Black” on the TV show Curb Your Enthusiasm. He’s also appeared on shows like ‘Til Death, Everybody Hates Chris, and The Millers. During the show he discussed what makes the “Leon Black” character tick, working with Larry David, and his new book “The Book of Leon: Philosophy of a Fool.” That book is also available now!

During the rest of the show we discussed the best techniques for dumpster diving, Ton explained how he started the trend of asking people to prom in elaborate ways, and we tried to figure out why people love pumpkin spice. Dustin’s son also yelled obscenities throughout the show!

A Chat With Growing Pains’ Kirk Cameron…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actor Kirk Cameron. Kirk is best known for his role as “Mike Seaver” on the TV show Growing Pains. He’s also appeared in films like Fireproof, Like Father Like Son, and the Left Behind series. Check out his theater event Revive Us 2 on Oct. 24 and again on Nov. 1 at the Movies 8 in Mankato, MN.

A Chat With Little House On The Prairie’s Bonnie Bartlett…

The Five Count recently had the chance to interview actress Bonnie Bartlett. Bonnie is best known for her role as “Grace Snider Edwards” on the TV show Little House on the Prairie. She’s also appeared on TV shows like St. Elsewhere, Home Improvement, Boy Meets World, and films like Twins and Salem’s Lot.

An Evening With Boy Meets World’s William Daniels…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor William Daniels. William is best known as the voice of “KITT” on the show Knight Rider and for the role of “Mr. Feeny” on the show Boy Meets World. He’s also appeared on TV shows like St. Elsewhere, Grey’s Anatomy, Girl Meets World, and films like The Graduate and 1776. During the show he discussed his favorite roles over the years, acting with his wife Bonnie Bartlett, and his new book “There I Go Again: How I Came to Be Mr. Feeny, John Adams, Dr. Craig, KITT, and Many Others.” Class dismissed!

During the rest of the show we discussed the various job prospects for unemployed clowns, argued about which year we would visit if we had a time machine, and decided which “Coed Naked” shirts were our favorites. Ton lost interest in the show halfway through when he started watching the Canelo vs. GGG fight.

A Chat With Jem And The Holograms’ Britta Phillips…

The Five Count recently spoke with actress/musician Britta Phillips. Britta is best known as the singing voice for the character “Jem” from the cartoon Jem and the Holograms. She’s also one-half of the group Dean & Britta and a member of the band Luna.

An Evening With Bruce Campbell…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor Bruce Campbell. Bruce is best known for his role as “Ash Williams” in the films The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn, and Army of Darkness. He’s also appeared in films like Spider-Man, Bubba Ho-Tep, Fargo, and Maniac Cop. During the show he discussed portraying the “Ash” character for almost 40 years, the upcoming season of his TV show Ash vs Evil Dead, and his new book “Further Confessions of a B Movie Actor.” Groovy!

During the rest of the show we discussed the Mayweather/McGregor fight, practiced our death metal growls, and gave away tickets to see WWE Live on Sept. 4 at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester.

An Evening With Squire “Ronald McDonald” Fridell…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor Squire Fridell. Squire is best known for his portrayal of the McDonald’s mascot “Ronald McDonald” from 1985-1991. He’s also appeared in TV shows like Newhart, M*A*S*H, and Adam-12. During the show he discussed various acting jobs he’s had in his career, how he landed the “Ronald McDonald” role, and his work as the owner of GlenLyon Vineyards and Winery. Good time, great taste!

During the rest of the show we welcomed the incoming freshman to Minnesota State University-Mankato, Ton professed his love for guitar virtuoso Eric Johnson, Dustin threw his back out, and we pumped ourselves up for WWE SummerSlam. It was a match made in Hell!

An Evening With Muppet Babies’ Greg Berg…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with voice actor Greg Berg. Greg is best known as the voice of “Baby Fozzie” and “Baby Scooter” on the cartoon Muppet Babies. He’s also provided voices for shows like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Simpsons, Garfield & Friends, American Dad!, and many more. During the show he discussed his early days in radio working with Rick Dees, his memories of working on Muppet Babies and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and what he’s up to these days. Wocka, wocka, wocka!

During the rest of the show we battled various technical problems, mourned the loss of Glen Campbell, discussed why you never see women flash their boobs at concerts anymore, and played our favorite Muppet Babies songs. We still got it!

An Evening With Actor Richard Masur…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor Richard Masur. Known for roles in films like The Thing, License to Drive, Stephen King’s It, Mr. Boogedy, Ricky Business, and My Girl, Richard has been acting steadily since the 1970s. He’s also a former president of the Screen Actors Guild. During the show he discussed how he decides what roles to choose, the importance of working on independent films, and his new film Lonely Boys. Richard is one of the all-time greats!

During the rest of the show we considered broadcasting live from the Minnesota State Fair, Dustin told the story of how he finally tracked down a copy of Bride of Boogedy on DVD, and Ton explained why he only eats cereal made entirely of marshmallows. It helps build muscle mass!