Audio Posts

An Evening With Spinal Tap’s Harry Shearer…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with the one and only Harry Shearer. Harry is best known for providing numerous voices for characters like “Mr. Burns” and “Ned Flanders” on the TV show The Simpsons. He’s also appeared in films like A Mighty Wind, Waiting for Guffman, Wayne’s World 2, and is the longtime bassist for the band Spinal Tap. During the show he discussed his thoughts on today’s political climate being good for comedy, the latest group of musicians he’s playing with, and his latest single Son in Law. Find it on his upcoming album The Many Moods of Donald Trump!

During the rest of the show we argued about whether or not Ton should head to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally this year, discussed haunted houses in West Mankato, and celebrated Ton’s birthday! He’s growing up right before our ears!

An Evening With The Monster Squad’s Andre Gower & Office Space’s Richard Riehle…

This edition of The Five Count featured exclusive interviews with two longtime actors. First we were joined by actor Andre Gower. Andre is best known for his role as “Sean Crenshaw” in the film The Monster Squad. He’s also appeared in TV shows like The Young and the Restless, The A-Team, Knight Rider, and The Hogan Family. During the show he discussed the continued-popularity of The Monster Squad, cutting down trees with Mr. T, and his new film Baby Frankenstein. Get your copy today!

Next we were joined by actor Richard Riehle. Richard is best known for his role as “Tom Smykowski” in the film Office Space. He’s also appeared in films like Casino, Free Willy, Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday, Fried Green Tomatoes and Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo. During the show he discussed how he decides which roles to take, working with people like Paul Reubens and Rob Zombie, and his new film Limbo. It’s available now!

During the rest of the show we discussed the logistics of listening to every episode of The Five Count within a calendar year, tried to determine if the show could outlive Mankato’s River Hills Mall, and Ton mourned the impending death of JCPenney. He’ll have to buy all his Starter Jackets online now

A Chat With Hoarders’ Dr. Michael Tompkins…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with Dr. Michael Tompkins. Michael is best known for his numerous appearances on the TV show Hoarders. He’s also a licensed psychologist, a founding partner of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy; Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, Berkeley; and a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Season 11 of Hoarders airs Monday nights on A&E!

An Evening With Kansas’ Ronnie Platt…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Ronnie Platt. Ronnie is best known as the singer for the band Kansas. Known for hits like Dust in the Wind, Point of Know Return and Carry On Wayward Son, Kansas has been making music since the early ‘70s. During the show he discussed how he joined Kansas, how the fans accepted him as the new singer, and the new Kansas album The Absence of Presence. Get your copy now!

During the rest of the show we discussed Dustin’s new mid-life crisis sandals, explained why men of a certain weight are required by law to wear Hawaiian shirts, and argued about board games. Mouse Trap isn’t as fun as you remember!

A Chat With The Facts Of Life’s Kim Fields…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actress Kim Fields. Kim is best known for her roles as “Dorothy ‘Tootie’ Ramsey” on the TV show The Facts of Life an “Regine Hunter” on the TV show Living Single. She’s also appeared on shows like Diff’rent Strokes, Kenan & Kel, and The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Her new film Baby Blue premiers July 25 on BET Her!

An Evening With The Facts Of Life’s Lisa Whelchel…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actress Lisa Whelchel. Lisa is best known for her role as “Blair Warner” on the TV show The Facts of Life. She also appeared on shows like The New Mickey Mouse Club and Survivor: Philippines. During the show she discussed hosting the TV show Collector’s Call, how she got involved with the show, and her life outside of acting. See the new season of Collector’s Call on MeTV!

During the rest of the show we argued about Little House on the Prairie, explained why our favorite Kiss songs are the ones sung by Peter Criss, and we broke the news that Ton is officially an ordained minister. You can refer to him as Reverend Ton from now on!

The Five Count Unmasked…

During this installment of The Five Count we discussed the new city-wide ordinance requiring everyone to wear masks, the new trend of drive-in concerts, which ‘80s action stars should’ve recorded albums, and we went to camp with Ernest P. Worrell. KnowhutImean?

The Five Count’s Independence Day Celebration…

We celebrated Independence Day during this episode of The Five Count! During the show we discussed why people need to wear masks in public, explained the scam of selling ceramic bald eagles to everyone’s mom in the ‘80s, learned about the national anthems of other countries, played the entire soundtrack to the film Iron Eagle, and payed our respects to longtime Five Count listener David Stegora. R.I.P. buddy!

A Chat With Impractical Jokers’ James “Murr” Murray…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with James “Murr” Murray. James is best known as member of the comedy troupe The Tenderloins. He’s starred in TV shows like Impractical Jokers, The Misery Index and the film Impractical Jokers: The Movie. His new book “Obliteration” is available now!

An Evening With Blue Oyster Cult’s Joe Bouchard…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with musician Joe Bouchard. Joe is best known as the former bassist for the band Blue Öyster Cult. Known for hits like (Don’t Fear) The Reaper, Burnin’ for You and Godzilla, Blue Öyster Cult has been making music for more than 50 years. During the show he discussed the longevity of Blue Öyster Cult, his memories of touring with Black Sabbath in 1980, and his new solo album Strange Legends. Get your copy now!

During the rest of the show we talked about which films should make a return to the theaters during the COVID-19 shutdown, Ton bragged about his new grill, and we discussed our plans for a memorial show when one of us dies. It could be any day now!