Celebrity Interviews

A Chat With Impractical Jokers’ James “Murr” Murray…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with James “Murr” Murray. James is best known as member of the comedy troupe The Tenderloins. He’s starred in TV shows like Impractical Jokers, The Misery Index and the film Impractical Jokers: The Movie. His new book “Obliteration” is available now!

An Evening With Blue Oyster Cult’s Joe Bouchard…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with musician Joe Bouchard. Joe is best known as the former bassist for the band Blue Öyster Cult. Known for hits like (Don’t Fear) The Reaper, Burnin’ for You and Godzilla, Blue Öyster Cult has been making music for more than 50 years. During the show he discussed the longevity of Blue Öyster Cult, his memories of touring with Black Sabbath in 1980, and his new solo album Strange Legends. Get your copy now!

During the rest of the show we talked about which films should make a return to the theaters during the COVID-19 shutdown, Ton bragged about his new grill, and we discussed our plans for a memorial show when one of us dies. It could be any day now!

The Five Count’s 16-Year Anniversary – An Evening With Whitesnake’s David Coverdale…

This “16-year anniversary” edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with David Coverdale. David is best known as the founder and singer for the band Whitesnake. Known for hits like Fool for Your Loving, Here I Go Again and Still of the Night, Whitesnake has been releasing albums for more than 40 years. During the show he discussed the 35th anniversary of Whitesnake’s Slide It In album, what touring might be like going forward in today’s climate, and the new Whitesnake album The Rock Album. Get your copy now!

During the rest of the show we looked back on the last 16 years, read a letter we received from Bill Gates, Ton reminisced about sunbathing with his aunts in the late ‘80s, and we played some of our favorite anniversary songs. Here’s to another 16 years!

A Chat With Wang Chung’s Jack Hues & Nick Feldman…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with both Jack Hues and Nick Feldman. Collectively, Jack and Nick are best known as the band Wang Chung. Known for hits like Dance Hall Days, Let’s Go! and Everybody Have Fun Tonight, Wang Chung have been making music since the late ’70s. See them on June 13 as part of the “Back to the Basement” virtual concert presented by Abductedbythe80s.com! Hear the new Wang Chung song Everybody Stay Safe Tonight in the video below!

An Evening With Naughty By Nature’s Treach…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with rapper Treach. Treach is best known as the lead rapper for the group Naughty by Nature. He’s also appeared in films like Juice, The Meteor Man, Jason’s Lyric, and TV shows like Oz, The Sopranos and Love & Hip Hop. During the show he discussed how he got into the acting business, the status on new Naughty by Nature music, and his new film Equal Standard. It’s available for streaming now!

During the rest of the show we marveled over Ton’s new motocross boots, discussed which villains from TV sitcoms are our favorites, and celebrated the 35th anniversary of the all-star album for famine relief, Hear ‘N Aid. We’re stars!

A Chat With Reno 911!’s Kerri Kenney-Silver & Cedric Yarbrough…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actors Kerri Kenney-Silver & Cedric Yarbrough. Kerri is best known for her role as “Deputy Trudy Wiegel” on the TV show Reno 911! She’s also appeared on TV shows like The State, The Ellen Show and 2 Broke Girls. Cedric is best known for his role as “Deputy Sergeant Class II Sven Jones” on the TV show Reno 911! He’s also appeared on TV shows like The Goldbergs, Arrested Development and Speechless. The new season of Reno 911! is available now on Quibi!

An Evening With Don McLean & Firewind’s Gus G….

This edition of The Five Count featured two exclusive interviews with legendary guitarists. First we were joined by guitarist Gus G. Gus is best known as the guitarist and founder of the band Firewind. He’s also played with Ozzy Osbourne, Rotting Christ and Arch Enemy. During the show he discussed what his memories of playing with Ozzy, what he plans to do with his free time thanks to COVID-19 canceling live shows, and the new self-titled Firewind album. Get your copy today!

Next we were joined by legendary singer-songwriter Don McLean. Don is best known for hits like Vincent, And I Love You So and American Pie. He’s also a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. During the show he discussed his music finally being available for streaming, the 50th anniversary of his American Pie album, and his upcoming album Still Playin’ Favorites. Get your copy soon!

During the rest of the show we brainstormed ideas for new Five Count instructional VHS tapes, discussed great soundtracks to bad movies, Ton announced he will soon be an ordained minister, and we played your mom’s favorite songs. Happy Mother’s Day!

A Chat With Empire Records’ Debi Mazar…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actress Debi Mazar. Debi is best known for her roles as “Jane” in the film Empire Records and “Shauna Roberts” on the TV show Entourage. She’s also appeared in films like Beethoven’s 2nd, Goodfellas, Batman Forever, Malcolm X and The Doors. Her new series Arde Madrid: Burn Madrid Burn is available now on MHz Choice!

An Evening With That ’70s Show’s Laura Prepon…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actress Laura Prepon. Laura is best known for her roles as “Donna Pinciotti” on the TV show That ‘70s Show and “Alex Vause” on the TV show Orange Is the New Black. She’s also appeared on TV shows like How I Met Your Mother, October Road and Are You There, Chelsea? During the show she discussed her portrayal of “Donna” and “Alex” and how different they are, balancing her career with motherhood, and her new book “You and I, As Mothers: A Raw and Honest Guide to Motherhood.” Get your copy now!

During the rest of the show we imagined what a Five Count TV show for children would be like, Ton explained how he balances his sensitive side with his prison-hardened side, and we discussed setting up a 1-800 number for the show. Get your parents’ permission before calling!

Av Evening With The Go-Go’s Kathy Valentine & Freaks And Geeks’ Kathy Ann Baker…

This episode of The Five Count featured two exclusive interviews with women who are veterans of the entertainment field. First we were joined by musician Kathy Valentine. Kathy is best known as the bassist for The Go-Go’s. She’s also played with bands like The Textones, The Delphines and The BlueBonnets. During the show she discussed her early years in the music business, the recent reunion of The Go-Go’s, and her new book “All I Ever Wanted: A Rock ‘N’ Roll Memoir.” Get your copy now!

We were also joined by actress Becky Ann Baker. Becky is best known for her roles as “Jean Weir” on the TV show Freaks and Geeks and “Loreen Horvath” on the TV show Girls. She’s also appeared in films like Men in Black, Spider-Man 3, Jacob’s Ladder, and TV shows like Oz and Star Trek: Voyager. During the show she discussed her memories of filming Freak and Geeks, sharing the screen with her husband Dylan Baker, and her new film Nightfire. It’s available for streaming May 1, 2020!

During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite Sega games, considered starting a TikTok account to increase our teen demographics, and tried to figure out why Ton has never seen Space Jam. Stay safe and remain socially distant!