We celebrated Independence Day for this edition of The Five Count with an exclusive interview with actor Burt Young. Burt is best known for his role as “Paulie” in all six Rocky films. He has also appeared in films like Across 110th Street, Chinatown, Back to School, Convoy, Going Overboard, and Amityville II: The Possession. During the show he discussed how he landed in Hollywood, what it was like working with Sylvester Stallone and the other Rocky cast members, and why you should seriously consider buying some of his paintings. God bless America!
We had two more exclusive interviews with celebrity guests for this special Father’s Day edition of The Five Count! First we were joined by the one and only Butterbean. Butterbean is a five-time World Toughman Heavyweight Champion and held the IBA Super-Heavyweight title and the WAA Heavyweight title. He also competed at WWE’s Wrestlemania XV. During the show he chatted about his career in the ring, why he’s proud to be an American, and announced an open challenge to Mike Tyson. Let us know if you accept, Mike!
Next we were joined on the show by actor Robbie Rist. Robbie is best known for his role as “Cousin Oliver” on the TV show The Brady Bunch. He also appeared in the film Iron Eagle and provided the voice of “Michelangelo” for all three of the live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films. During the show he discussed what it was like on the set of The Brady Bunch, being known as “Cousin Oliver” after so many years, and why he’s so popular is Spain. Then we pissed him off by asking about his sex life!
This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Adolfo “Shabba Doo” Quiñones. Shabba Doo is best known for his role as “Ozone” in the films Breakin’ and Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo. He was also a founder of the dance group known as The Original Lockers. During the show he discussed the early days of break-dancing, his feud with Lorenzo Lamas, and the possibility of a new Breakin’ film in the works. Ton hopes to be cast as an extra!
This was another two-hour edition of The Five Count, packed with superstar-power! The first hour featured an exclusive interview with musician Senon Williams. Senon is best known as the bass player for the band Dengue Fever, which combines Cambodian pop music and lyrics with psychedelic rock. Senon was also a member of the band Radar Bros. During the show he talked about forming the band, the trials and tribulations of playing Cambodian music in America, and his new-found love for Minnesota. It was a gas!
The second hour of the show featured an exclusive interview with actor Keith Coogan. Keith is best known for his starring roles in the films Adventures in Babysitting and Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead. He’s also the grandson of Jackie Coogan, who played “Uncle Fester” on the TV show The Addams Family. During the show he talked about growing up in Hollywood, his cosmic connection to films about babysitters, and the benefits of being Uncle Fester’s grandson. The dishes were done, man!
We celebrated Mother’s Day during this installment of The Five Count! The show featured an exclusive interview with actress Mink Stole. Mink is best known as one of John Waters’ original Dreamlanders. She has appeared in films like 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 actor 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 cartoon Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog. During the show he 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 Urkel-Os were flying!
This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor Curtis Armstrong. Curtis is best known for his role as “Dudley ‘Booger’ Dawson” 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 films, his disdain for Arnold Schwarzenegger, and explained how he is nothing like the character “Booger” in real life. Ton was devastated!
This was a special “Happy Cru Year” edition of The Five Count featuring an exclusive interview will actor Bill Allen. Bill is best known for his role as “Cru Jones” in the film Rad. He’s also appeared in films like Born on the Fourth of July and A Goofy Movie. 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 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