The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with comedian Michael Ian Black. Michael is best known as a cast member of the TV show The State. He’s also appeared on TV shows like Ed, Reno 911!, The Jim Gaffigan Show, and films like Take Me Home Tonight and Wet Hot American Summer. His new book “A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son” is available now!
This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with musician and actor RZA. RZA is best known as the leader of The Wu-Tang Clan. He’s also appeared in films like Coffee and Cigarettes, Funny People and G.I. Joe: Retaliation. During the show he discussed what he’s working on musically, his favorite Shaw Brothers film, and his new film Cut Throat City. Get your copy today!
During the rest of the show we played some Halloween tunes, paid tribute to The Outfield’s Tony Lewis, and begged for money for the KMSU Pledge Drive. Donate your nest eggs now!
The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with Rev. Al Sharpton. Al is best known as an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, talk show host, and is the founder of the National Action Network. He was also a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. presidential election. His new book “Rise Up: Confronting a Country at the Crossroads” is available now!
This episode of The Five Count featured two exclusive interviews with music legends. First we were joined by singer and guitarist Noddy Holder. Noddy is best known as the frontman for the band Slade. Considered by many as the most successful British group of the 1970s, Slade has sold more than 50 million records worldwide. During the show he discussed the influence Slade had on musicians over the years, his career outside of Slade, and Slade’s new album Cum On Feel the Hitz. Get your copy today!
Next we were joined by guitarist Ricky Byrd. Ricky is best known as the former guitarist for Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Playing on hits like I Love Rock ‘n Roll and I Hate Myself for Loving You, Ricky is also a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. During the show he reminisced about his years in the music business, explained his “Recovery Troubadour” nickname, and discussed his new album Sobering Times. It’s available now!
During the rest of the show we discussed who we would cast in a Billy Jack reboot, Dustin explained why he hates squirrels, and Ton educated the listeners about the difference between the little horses on his vast collection of polo shirts. We ended the night by eating a giant bag of tater tots!
The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with comedian Bob Saget. Bob is best known for his role as “Danny Tanner” on the TV shows Full House and Fuller House. He’s also appeared in films like The Aristocrats, Half Baked, TV shows like How I Met Your Mother, Raising Dad, and was the longtime host of America’s Funniest Home Videos. Check out his upcoming charity event Cool Comedy – Hot Cuisine, benefiting the Scleroderma Research Foundation. It’s being broadcast on YouTube on Sunday, October 18th, at 7 p.m. CT!
The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with impressionist Rich Little. Nicknamed “The Man of a Thousand Voices,” Rich’s career dates back to the early 1960s. He’s been a staple in Las Vegas for more than 50 years and was also a regular guest on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. His new show Rich Little… Virtually Speaking will be available for streaming on Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. CT. Don’t miss it!
This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz. Bermuda is best known as the longtime drummer for the “Weird Al” Yankovic band. He has played on every “Weird Al” Yankovic album dating back to 1983. During the show he discussed the last 40 years playing with Al, what the dynamic is in the recording studio, and his new book “Black & White & Weird All Over: The Lost Photographs of “Weird Al” Yankovic ’83 – ’86.” Get your copies now!
During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite autumn drinks, reminisced about the days of driving in circles all night looking for trouble, and paid tribute to Eddie Van Halen. Ton admitted he prefers the “Sammy Hagar Era” Van Halen!
The Five Count recently had a chance to chat with actor John Ashton. John is best known for his role as “Detective Sergeant John Taggart” in the films Beverly Hills Cop and Beverly Hills Cop II. He’s also appeared in films like Midnight Run, Little Big League, Meet the Deedles, and TV shows like The A-Team, Dallas and M*A*S*H. His new film Once Upon a River is available now for streaming!
This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with musician Dave Mustaine. Dave is best known as the singer, guitarist and founder of the band Megadeth. Known as one of the “big four” of American trash metal bands, Megadeth has sold nearly 40 million albums worldwide. During the show he discussed recording the upcoming Megadeth album, how former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman almost wound up playing with Madonna, and his new book “Rust in Peace: The Inside Story of the Megadeth Masterpiece.” Get your copy now!
During the rest of the show we discussed which U.S. President would best be portrayed by actor G.W. Bailey, Dustin accused Ton of standing him up at the Dairy Queen, and we celebrated the 30th anniversary of Megadeth’s Rust in Peace album. We took no prisoners!