During this episode of The Five Count we argued over who would be cast in the principal roles for a Legend of Zelda live-action TV show, spoke with Twitter Lori about her favorite New York Hardcore bands, heard the tale of Popeye and the River Queen, and Dustin complained about the pacing of the North Mankato Fun Days parade. Tighten those gaps, people!
This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Aaron “P-Nut” Wills. P-Nut is best known as the bassist for the band 311. Known for hits like Down, All Mixed Up, and Love Song, 311 has been making music for more than 30 years. During the show he discussed what goes into preparing for their “311 Day” concerts, how things have evolved in the studio over the years, and the new 311 album Voyager. See them live at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth on July 7!
During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite films about gambling, Ton tried to spoil the new season of Stranger Things, and we played our favorite songs about “getting lucky” to commemorate episode #777 of The Five Count! Sadly, Ton was infected with toxic rat cancer from a snakebite soon after we signed off!
This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with country-music legend Richard Bowden. Richard is best known as one half of the country duo Pinkard & Bowden. Pinkard & Bowden are best known for songs like She Thinks I Steal Cars, Mama She’s Lazy, and Drivin’ My Life Away. During the show he discussed his early days playing with Don Henley and Glenn Frey, his success as a comedy duo with Pinkard & Bowden, and how he invented the Bowden B-Benders. Your guitar is naked without one!
During the rest of the show we decided which pro wrestlers we’d like to have dinner with, tried to figure out an appropriate way to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death, and discussed the current transition of management at KMSU. It’s possible they could cancel The Five Count sooner than later!
During this installment of The Five Count we discussed which Nintendo games gave us the most trouble in our youth, we spoke to Twitter Lori about meeting King Diamond, heard the tale of Scooby Doo’s sticky money, and Ton dramatically read from a Robocop novella. Look for “Ton’s Storytime” segment coming soon!
This episode of The Five Count was our 15-year anniversary celebration! During the show we picked up our bats and continued to beat our dead horse into dust. We also received numerous phone calls from well-wishers, commemorated the 30th anniversary of Prince’s Batman soundtrack, and were treated to an in-studio performance by Mankato’s newest music sensation, MOLS! See MOLS at a rock ‘n’ roll venue near you!
This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Corky Laing. Corky is the drummer for the band Mountain. Mountain is best known for hits like Mississippi Queen, The Animal Trainer and the Toad, and For Yasgur’s Farm. During the show he discussed how he wrote the song Mississippi Queen, hanging out in the recording studio with Jimi Hendrix, and his new book Letters to Sarah. Get your copy now!
During the rest of the show we paid tribute to Dr. John, discussed the upcoming maiden voyage of Titanic II, and Ton explained the current state of the U.S. space program. Apparently, it’ll be a while before we get our asses to Mars!
This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor Troy Fromin. Troy is best known for his role as “Ox” on the TV show Saved by the Bell. He also appeared in films like Phantasm II, Return of the Living Dead II, Class of Nuke ‘Em High Part II: Subhumanoid Meltdown, and Class of Nuke ‘Em High Part 3: The Good, the Bad and the Subhumanoid. During the show he discussed how he got his start in the acting business, his memories of working on Saved by the Bell, and the numerous projects he’s working on now. Go Bayside!
During the rest of the show we paid tribute to Roky Erickson and Leon Redbone, discussed what The Five Count would be like if it were turned into a teen sitcom, and celebrated the 30th anniversary of the film No Holds Barred. It was a battle of the tough guys over the air, jock ass!
During this installment of The Five Count we shed some pounds with the help of Richard Simmons, discussed today’s lack of R-rated films available in “censored” versions for the kids, and spoke with Tony Cornelius about The Soul Train Cruise 2020. You can bet your last money, it was a stone gas, honey!