During this edition of The Five Count we discussed our favorite albums of 2018, discussed the health benefits of Bob Seger, and spoke with “Smash!: Green Day, The Offspring, Bad Religion, NOFX and the ‘90s Punk Explosion” author Ian Winwood, “Prince: Before the Rain” author Allen Beaulieu, and “Nashville Sound: An Illustrated Timeline” author Don Cusic. Who knew we were so well-read?
This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with singer Mark Wood, Jr. Mark is best known as the lead singer for the band Lakeside. Known for hits like Fantastic Voyage, Raid, and It’s All the Way Live, Lakeside traces its roots back to 1969. During the show he discussed why so many funk bands came out of Ohio, his thoughts on Coolio’s Fantastic Voyage remake, and the current incarnation of Lakeside. Ride on the funk, y’all!
During the rest of the show we discussed our strategies for the Nickelodeon Super Toy Run, ranked our favorite stand-up comedians, and gave away tickets to WWE presents NXT Live! On Dec. 8 at Roy Wilkins Auditorium. We braved a blizzard to bring you great radio!
The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with comedian George Wallace. George has been touring and performing stand-up since the late ’70s. He’s also appeared in numerous films including Batman Forever, The Wash, Mr. Deeds, and Things Are Tough All Over. His new comedy special Vegas Bootleg is available now!
This installment of The Five Count featured exclusive interviews with two longtime actors. First we were joined by actress Keshia Knight Pulliam. Keshia is best known for her role as “Rudy Huxtable” on The Cosby Show. She also appeared on shows like Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, A Different World, and the film The Last Dragon. During the show she discussed being proud of her work on The Cosby Show, her memories of filming The Last Dragon, and her new film Jingle Belle. Jingle Belle premiers tonight on Lifetime!
Next we were joined by actor Bill Duke. Bill is best known for his roles as “Mac” in Predator and “Cooke” in Commando. He’s also appeared in films like Car Wash, Menace II Society, and Action Jackson. During the show he discussed his thoughts on playing bad guys in films and TV shows, his love for directing, and his new book “Bill Duke: My 40-Year Career on Screen and Behind the Camera.” What Bill likes best is the price!
During the rest of the show we discussed places you should never eat turkey, spoiled the film Creed II in great detail, and explained who would be on the Mount Rushmore of Brigitte Nielsen’s lovers. Ton is currently working on getting added to the mix!
The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actress Tia Mowry. Tia is best known for starring with her twin sister Tamera in the TV show Sister, Sister. She’s also appeared on TV shows like Full House, The Game, Instant Mom, and Are You Afraid of the Dark? Her new film My Christmas Inn premiers tonight on Lifetime.
This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with singer and saxophonist Tim Cappello. Tim is best known for his musical performance in the film Lost Boys. He’s also toured and recorded with numerous artists including Peter Gabriel, Ringo Starr, and Tina Turner. During the show he discussed his memories of filming Lost Boys, his years of touring with Tina Turner, how he got into bodybuilding, and his new album Blood on the Reed. Needles to say, we still believe!
During the rest of the show we discussed the death of Stan Lee, weighed the pros and cons of becoming a professional clown, and gave away tickets to WWE Smackdown Live at Target Center in Minneapolis. Happy Thanksgiving, Turkeys!
The Five Count recently had the chance to speak to speak again with the one and only E.G. Daily. E.G. is best know for her starring in films like Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, Better Off Dead, Valley Girl, and The Devil’s Rejects. She is also a successful musician and has provided the voices for several animated shows, including “Tommy Pickles” in Rugrats and “Buttercup” in The Powerpuff Girls. Her new single So Pretty is available now! Also, check out her So Pretty Kickstarter Campaign!
This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with guitarist Aldo Nova. Known for hits like Monkey on Your Back, Foolin’ Yourself, and Fantasy, Nova has been shredding guitar since the early ‘80s. He’s also written numerous songs for musicians like Celine Dion, Clay Aiken, and Bon Jovi. During the show he discussed the reasons he decided to get back to recording after a 20-year break, writing and producing for other artists, and his new album 2.0. Get it now on Megaforce Records!
During the rest of the show we discussed our memories of Jesse “The Body” Ventura becoming governor of Minnesota, how Ton created the Scholastic Book Fair, and our recent meeting with Jake “The Snake” Roberts. He’s a big fan of Ton!
This episode of The Five Count featured exclusive interviews with two of your daddy’s favorite rockers! First we were joined by guitarist Jorma Kaukonen. Jorma is best known as the guitarist and founder for the band Jefferson Airplane. He’s also a member of the band Hot Tuna. During the show he discussed playing festivals like Woodstock and the Monterey Pop Festival, his current relationship with Grace Slick, and his new book “Been So Long: My Life and Music.” Get your copy today!
Next we were joined by guitarist John McFee. John is best known as the guitarist for The Doobie Brothers. He’s also played with the likes of Van Morrison, Steve Miller, Elvis Costello, and many more. During the show he discussed joining The Doobie Brothers in the late ‘70s, his plans to release new music in the near future, and his memories of working with Rick James. You heard us right, Grace Slick!
During the rest of the show we tried to decide if being a live radio show makes our podcast more official than others, argued about hoverboard safety, and Ton told a story about a chimpanzee who steals peanuts. Make sure to listen to the show on the all-new Philco 1256 Radio/Phonograph!
It’s Halloween, and what better way to scare the hell out of you than with a trip to the audio vaults? This episode of The Five Count is from Oct. 25, 2008. This was a special Halloween edition of the show and concluded our series of “on location” broadcasts that we featured throughout the month of October in 2008. We set up shop in a haunted house outside of Transylvania to tell ghost stories, gaze at Ton’s chest hair, and tremble in ghastly horror as we made fun of the True Punks. Happy Halloween!