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!
The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with members of two bands who are making their way through Minnesota this week. First we spoke with singer/guitarist Omar Velasco. Omar is currently a member of the band Amo Amo. Amo Amo is a psychedelic dream pop band from Los Angeles, California. See Amo Amo live on May 14 at First Avenue with Jim James of My Morning Jacket!
We also had a chance to speak with drummer Joel Cassady. Joel is a member of the band Walk off the Earth. Walk off the Earth is a Canadian indie pop band from Burlington, Ontario. See Walk off the Earth on May 18 at The Myth!
We got funky for Mother’s Day for this installment of The Five Count. During the show we complained about how society assumes most men don’t do laundry and dishes, Dustin was shamed for the lack of beef in his diet, and we discussed the likelihood that Ton could be in your mom’s bedroom right now. He’s the Wayne Newton of public radio!
The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with Omarosa Manigault Newman. Omarosa is best known as a former political aide to President Donald Trump. She also appeared on reality TV shows like The Apprentice, Celebrity Apprentice, and Celebrity Big Brother. Her new book “Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House” is available now!