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Shrieks & Creaks…

This edition of The Five Count was the fourth round of our Halloween-themed shows. We played some spooky music and finished out the KMSU pledge drive by whining for big dollars. During the show we also received a call from a puppy mill owner, Ton explained the inner-workings of the economic recession, and we chatted with the proprietor of Crypticon, Minnesota’s premiere horror convention. Scare yourself silly here…

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The Five Count Live From The Boiler Room…

This was the third installment of our Halloween-themed shows. It was broadcast live from the bowels of the KMSU boiler room. Together we were making spooky radio and begging for pledge drive dollars. During the show we received a phone call from the ghost of Steely Dan, unearthed all the strange things the station manager hid in the crawl space of the boiler room, and discussed the untimely passing of Ton’s biological father, Captain Lou Albano. R.I.P. Capt. Lou! Hear the show here…

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The Five Count Was Emo Before Emo Was Cool…

The second installment of our month-long Halloween shows featured lots of scary music and scary conversations. During it the show we had an angry caller reciting some poetry, discussed how the ghost of Herb Kroon (Best of Broadway host) haunts the KMSU studios, Dustin told the story of how he invented emo, and Ton shared some memories of his days as the original Noid (the Domino’s Pizza mascot.) A lot of scary ground was covered. Check the show out again here…

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The Five Count Gets Spooky…

This edition of The Five Count was the beginning of a month-long series of Halloween extravaganzas. During the show Ton discussed the intense training regimen he uses to become huge, a caller shared some stories about being a ninja for hire, and we chatted with a young lady who told the haunting tale of what it’s like to be the daughter of KMSU’s Ms. Lona. Talk about spooky! Listen again below, if you dare…

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Terry Funk’s Perm…

During this edition of The Five Count we tried to pick up chicks from Alabama, talked about pro wrestler Terry Funk’s perm, and Ton shared a story about his days in the musical combo Tony! Toni! Tone! Of course, they were known as Tony! Toni! Ton! back then. Listen again here…

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Bustin’ Out On The Funk…

This was a special “Funky Five Count” edition of the show. We celebrated the four-year anniversary of Ton leaving his old show (The Mothership Connection) and officially joining The Five Count. During the show we busted out on the funk, Ton complained about not being black, and then he brought back his old “J.C. The Love Doctor” persona to help the callers get laid. It was audio Spuds MacKenzie! Bust out below…

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The Five Count Masters The Art Of Shaq Fu…

This installment of The Five Count featured an array of entertaining happenings. We discussed the ways to avoid the swine flu, punching Shaquille O’Neal in the face, the amount of people (excluding women and children) that Ton murdered in cold blood while styling his hair, and the upcoming four-year anniversary of Ton’s firing from The Mothership Connection. It seems like only yesterday. Listen again here…

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Lionel Richie Lives…

During this laborious edition of The Five Count we mourned the loss of Lionel Richie, later realized Lionel Richie was still alive, practiced our Skeletor impressions, and then Ton gave the callers the third degree. Happy Labor Day! Kick back and listen below…

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The Five Count Takes A Chill Pill…

This edition of The Five Count offered tips to all the new students who just started school and explained the intricate workings of “give and take” that you need to make great radio. The Dirty Birds also taught us how to be chill. We’ve never been more laid back. Hear it here…

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An Evening With “Genuine Nerd” Toby Radloff…

This was our special “Tribute to Nerds” edition of the show. We not only played musical selections dedicated to nerds, but we also had a very special interview with “Genuine Nerd” Toby Radloff. Toby is best known for his appearances in both the film and comic book series, American Splendor. He also appeared in the cult film Killer Nerd and it’s sequel, Bride Of Killer Nerd. Toby discussed what it means to be a nerd, the harsh mistress known as Hollywood, his memorable appearances on MTV, and sang songs about toilet paper. Nerd, nerd, nerd, nerd, nerd! Check it out here…

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