Celebrity Interviews

A Chat With Walk Off The Earth’s Joel Cassady & Amo Amo’s Omar Velasco…

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!

A Chat With Omarosa Manigault Newman…

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!

An Evening With Comedian Jim Breuer…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with comedian Jim Breuer. Jim is best known as a former cast member of Saturday Night Live. He also appeared in films like Half Baked, Zookeeper, and Dick. During the show he discussed how his comedy routines have changed over his career, why it’s always import to find the humor in things, and his new album Live from Portland. See Jim Breuer live at a town near you!

During the rest of the show we complained about Star Wars, Dustin told a story of how he recently shared an escalator with WWE Hall of Famer “Precious” Paul Ellering, and Ton professed his love for actress Elisabeth Shue. Ton also ate 16 Charleston Chews throughout the show!

A Chat With Orange Is The New Black’s Lorraine Toussaint…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actress Lorraine Toussaint. Lorraine is best known for her role as “Yvonne ‘Vee’ Parker” on the TV show Orange is the New Black. She’s also appeared in films like Hudson Hawk, Dangerous Minds, Selma, and TV shows like Law & Order, Any Day Now, and Into the Badlands. Her new show The Village is available now!

An Evening With Major League’s Corbin Bernsen & The Walking Dead’s Michael Cudlitz…

This edition of The Five Count featured exclusive interviews with two Hollywood tough guys. First we were joined by actor Corbin Bernsen. Corbin is best known for roles in films like Major League, The Dentist, and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. He also appeared in TV shows like Seinfeld, L.A. Law, and The Young and the Restless. During the show he discussed his memories of filming the Major League films, his idea for a new installment of The Dentist, and his new film Sunrise in Heaven. Brace yourself!

Next we were joined by actor Michael Cudlitz. Michael is best known as “Sergeant Abraham Ford” on the TV show The Walking Dead. He’s also appeared in films like A River Runs Through It, D3: The Mighty Ducks, and Gross Pointe Blank. During the show he discussed the popularity of The Walking Dead, his memories of filming D3: The Mighty Ducks in Minnesota, and his new TV show The Kids Are Alright. See it Tuesday nights on ABC!

During the rest of the show we tested out our new Juston “Ton” Cline soundboard, discussed our favorite pro wrestling tag teams, and Ton struggled through another meningitis flare-up. We also ruined the ending to Avengers: Endgame!

A Chat With TNA Knockout ODB…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with professional wrestler ODB. Hailing from Minnesota, ODB is a former TNA Women’s Knockout Champion, TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champion, and OVW Women’s Champion. She’s also the owner and proprietor of The Meat and Greet Food Truck Co. Catch ODB as she tours across Minnesota this year and tell her The Five Count sent you!

A Chat With WWE’s Xavier Woods…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with WWE Superstar Xavier Woods. Xavier is best known as part of the WWE tag team The New Day. He’s also a former TNA World Tag Team Champion, WWE Tag Team Champion, and WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champion. See Xavier and The New Day as part of WWE Live! in Rochester, MN on April 21 at The Mayo Civic Center!

An Evening With Diedrich Bader…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor Diedrich Bader. Diedrich is best known for appearing in films like Napoleon Dynamite, Office Space, and The Beverly Hillbillies. He’s also starred in TV shows like The Drew Carey Show, Veep, Better Things, and American Housewife. During the show he discussed how he balances working on several different projects at once, how his kids feel about his acting, and the idea of “Rex” from Napoleon Dynamite having his own movie. Fuggedaboutit!

During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite musician cameos in movies, squealed in delight over the news that Hologram Dio is coming to Minnesota, and Ton explained how he ruined his brand new Isotoner gloves. It’s from all the Tai Pei deathmatches he competes in!

A Chat With IT’s Sophia Lillis…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actress Sophia Lillis. Sophia is best known at the character “Beverly Marsh” in the films IT and IT: Chapter Two. She also appeared in the film A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the TV show Sharp Objects. Her new film Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase is available now!

An Evening With Survivor’s Dave Bickler & UFO’s Michael Schenker…

This installment of The Five Count featured exclusive interviews with two rock mainstays. First we were joined by singer Dave Bickler. Dave is best known as the former singer for the band Survivor. He provided the vocals for hits like Eye of the Tiger, American Heartbeat, and Poor Man’s Son. During the show he discussed how Survivor was approached by Sylvester Stallone to work on the Rocky III Soundtrack, being the voice of the “Real Men of Genius” ads for Bud Light, and the release of his new solo album Darklight. Get your copy today!

Next we were joined by guitarist Michael Schenker. Michael is best known as the former guitarist for the band UFO. He’s also a former member of The Scorpions, Ratt, and The Michael Schenker Group. During the show he discussed the recording of the new Michael Schenker Fest album, what it’s like working with four different singers on stage, and why he shows no signs of slowing down. Catch Michael Schenker performing in a town near you!

During the rest of the show we talked about our favorite Happy Hardcore Miami Booty Bass songs, bragged about our Patreon-exclusive WrestleMania 35 roundtable, and discussed the 25th anniversary of the death of Kurt Cobain. Somehow, it turned into a story about Ton’s mastery of air hockey!