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An Evening With Goosebumps Creator R.L. Stine & Fangoria Editor Michael Gingold…

This episode of The Five Count featured exclusive interviews with two terrifying authors. First we were joined by renowned author R.L. Stine. Known as the “Stephen King” of children’s literature, R.L. Stine is best known as the creator of the children’s horror novel series Goosebumps. He also creator of the horror novels Fear Street, Mostly Ghostly, and The Nightmare Room. During the show he discussed the legacy of Goosebumps, his days working on the TV show Eureeka’s Castle, and the release of the new movie Goosebumps 2. Watch it, if you dare!

Next we were joined by author Michael Gingold. Michael is best known as the longtime editor of Fangoria magazine. He’s also contributed to many other publications including Rue Morgue magazine, The Motion Picture Guide, and The Blockbuster Video Guide. During the show he discussed how he became interested in horror films, appearing in films like Troma’s War and The Toxic Avenger Part II & III, and his new book Ad Nauseam: Newsprint Nightmares from the 1980s. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we wore matching polo shirts, discussed out favorite movies about football, and paid tribute to actor Dick Miller. He was definitely one of the greatest actors to ever live!

A Chat With WWE Hall Of Famer Diamond Dallas Page…

The Five Count recently had another chance to speak with WWE Hall of Famer Diamond Dallas Page. DDP is a former three-time WCW Heavyweight Champion, WWE Tag Team Champion, and has appeared in films like Ready To Rumble and The Devil’s Rejects. He is also the creator of the DDPY yoga program. His new book “Positively Unstoppable: The Art of Owning It with the Power of Mind-Set, Motivation, and DDP Yoga” is available now!

The Five Count’s 10th Annual Princemas Celebration – An Evening With Vanity 6’s Brenda Bennett…

This installment of The Five Count was our 10th annual Princemas celebration! It featured an exclusive interview with musician Brenda Bennett. Brenda is best known as a member of the groups Vanity 6 and Apollonia 6. She also appeared in the film Purple Rain. During the show she discussed her early years in music, her years working with Prince, and what prompted her decision to start making music again. Merry Princemas!

During the rest of the show we discussed other radio holidays we could celebrate in addition to Princemas, Ton explained the damage that Chappelle’s Show has done to the careers of Prince and Rick James, and we tried to figure out why some men wear kilts year-round. It seems you need to posses chicken legs to pull it off!

A Chat With Actress Lin Shaye…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actress Lin Shaye. Lin is best known as a “Scream Queen” thanks to her roles in films like A Nightmare on Elm Street, Critters, Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, and the Insidious films. She’s also appeared in numerous comedy films including Kingpin, Dumb and Dumber, There’s Something About Mary, and Brewster’s Millions. Her new film The Final Wish is in select theaters on Jan. 24!

The Five Count’s Sacrifice…

During this edition of The Five Count we heard the tale of who was behind the framing of Roger Rabbit, argued over whether Woodstock ’99 had a better line-up than Woodstock ’69, and Ton explained in great detail why he loves the band Creed. His arms are perpetually wide open!

An Evening With GLOW’s David McLane…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with wrestling promoter David McLane. David is best known as the creator and host of GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling and WOW: Women of Wrestling. He also created the World Roller Hockey League, Pro Beach Hockey and the Triple Crown of Polo. During the show he discussed how he got involved in promoting women’s wrestling, his memories of working with GLOW, and the wrestlers involved in the upcoming series of WOW: Women of Wrestling. Check out the debut on Jan. 18 on AXS TV!

During the rest of the show we argued over the meaning of key scenes in the film The Neverending Story, Dustin explained how the Tooth Fairy brought him California Raisins instead of money, and Ton lost an eye playing with a flying robot toy. Luckily, he looks even better wearing an eye patch!

Quit Smoking With The Five Count…

During this episode of The Five Count we helped the listeners start 2019 off right by quitting their smoking habits, paid tribute to legendary announcer and Five Count alumnus “Mean” Gene Okerlund, and Ton wowed us with his high school ring. It looked like something a Planeteer would wear if they won the Super Bowl!

Make Out With The Five Count…

This was our year-end “Make Out with The Five Count” special! During the show we reflected on the year that was 2018, discussed and compared our Christmas loot, Ton tried to recruit the listeners for his kickboxing gang, and we kissed anything and everything! We’re starting off 2019 with mono!

An Evening With The Beach Boys’ Mike Love…

This was our installment of “A Five Count Christmas” for 2018. It featured an exclusive interview with singer Mike Love. Mike is best known as the founder and singer for The Beach Boys. Being from one of the most critically acclaimed, commercially successful, and influential bands of all time, Mike is also a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. During the show he discussed The Beach Boys’ history of making Christmas music, the possibility of appearing in an upcoming episode of Fuller House, and his new album Reason for the Season. Find it in a Christmas stocking near you!

During the rest of the show we discussed which celebrity guests we’d like to get on the show in 2019, exchanged Christmas gifts, and did our best to spread holiday cheer to the gentle listeners. Ton wore some mistletoe on his belt… the ultimate gag gift!

An Evening With Sledge Hammer!’s David Rasche…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor David Rasche. David is best known for his role as the title character on the TV show Sledge Hammer! He’s also appeared in films like Cobra, Men in Black 3, and Delirious. During the show he discussed living in St. Peter, Minn. before getting into acting, why people still love Sledge Hammer! all these years later, and his upcoming film Swallow. Trust him! He knows what he’s doing!

During the rest of the show we paid tribute to The Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley, discussed our most-painful medical experiences, and Ton explained how Facebook is spying on you through your cell phones. Don’t let that deter you from following The Five Count on Facebook though!