Celebrity Interviews

An Evening With Family Ties’ Marc “Skippy” Price…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor Marc Price. Marc is best known for his role as “Irwin ‘Skippy’ Handelman” on the TV show Family Ties. He’s also appeared in films like The Rescue, Killer Tomatoes Eat France and Trick or Treat. During the show he discussed being a part of Family Ties, his memories of working on the film Trick or Treat, and his career as a stand-up comedian. See Marc at a venue near you!

During the rest of the show we reminisced about eating cheese chilitos from Zanz as kids, discussed our favorite Redd Foxx and Redd Foxx-related sitcoms, and Ton explained why he can’t eat wheat and hates people who waste their lives training chocobos. Damn kids!

An Evening With Ten Years After’s Ric Lee…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with drummer Ric Lee. Ric is best known as the drummer for the band Ten Years After. Known for hits like Love Like a Man, Baby Won’t You Let Me Rock ‘n Roll You and I’d Love to Change the World, Ten Years After has been making music for more than 55 years. During the show he discussed the latest Ten Years After album finally being released in The States, what it was like playing at Woodstock, and his new book “From Headstocks to Woodstock.” Get your copy now!

During the rest of the show we discussed why people don’t own enough hot tubs, Ton received a phone call from former Minnesota Twins catcher Brian Harper, and we paid tribute to Five Count alumnus Prince Markie Dee. R.I.P. Markie Dee!

An Evening With King Diamond’s Andy LaRocque…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with guitarist Andy LaRocque. Andy is best known as the guitarist for King Diamond. He’s also played with bands like Death, At the Gates and Dimmu Borgir. During the show he discussed how he developed his playing style, producing other bands at his Sonic Train Studios, and recording the new King Diamond album The Institute. Look for it soon!

During the rest of the show we discussed our recent experience teaching a college course on podcasting, decided which ‘80s sitcoms we wish we could make cameos on, and planned a trip to New Ulm to rent out the theater. The Five Count Film Fest is in the works!

An Evening With FUBAR’s Terry Cahill…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor David Lawrence. David is best known for his role as “Terry Cahill” in the films Fubar and Fubar 2. He also portrayed the character on the TV shows Fubar: Age of Computer and Trailer Park Boys: Jail. During the show he discussed what it was like being followed by a camera crew for Fubar, being in jail with the Trailer Park Boys, and what Canadian metal bands are the best. Give’r!

During the rest of the show we paid tribute to Five Count Alumnus Mary Wilson, Dustin explained why he regrets going to Brown College, and we discussed which professional wrestlers we would like as our valentines. Happy Valentine’s Day!

An Evening With NRBQ’s Terry Adams…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with musician Terry Adams. Terry is best known as the founder and frontman for the band NRBQ. In addition to releasing numerous albums dating back to the mid-‘60s, the band has also appeared in films like Day of the Dead, Shakes the Clown and 28 Days. During the show he discussed the longevity of the band, how NRBQ wound up recording with Capt. Lou Albano, and what you can expect from the band in the near future! There’s always something in the works with NRBQ!

During the rest of the show we played NRBQ’s Lou and the Q album in its entirety, discussed Ton’s love for exotic old-person candies, and paid tribute to Saved by the Bell’s Dustin Diamond. R.I.P. Screech!

A Chat With Roseanne & The Conners’ Lecy Goranson…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actress Lecy Goranson. Lecy is best known for her role as “Becky Conner” on the TV shows Roseanne and The Conners. She’s also appeared in films like Boys Don’t Cry, How to Make an American Quilt, and TV shows like Sex and the City and Inside Amy Schumer. See her in the new season of The Conners on ABC on Wednesday nights!

An Evening With Catbath’s Travis Franklin…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with musician Travis Franklin. Travis is best known as the singer and guitarist for the band Catbath. Hailing from Minneapolis, MN, Catbath has been shredding furniture with their power-hooky grunge since the early 2010s. During the show he discussed recent changes in the band, recording new songs for an upcoming album, and their latest album Table Scraps. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we discussed hiring AC/DC to play at our birthday parties, said hurtful things to Ton’s Siri, and tried to convince area-bands to let us record 7” split albums with them. We’ll take the B-sides!

A Chat With The Dukes Of Hazzard’s John Schneider…

The Five Count recently had a chance to chat with actor and musician John Schneider. John is best known for his role as ” Beauregard ‘Bo’ Duke” on the TV show The Dukes of Hazzard. He’s also appeared on TV shows like Curb Your Enthusiasm, Smallville, Nip/Tuck and The Haves and the Have Nots. His new film Stand On It is available now!

An Evening With Macy Gray…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with musician Macy Gray. Macy is best known for hits like Do Something, Shoo Be Doo and I Try. She’s also appeared in films like Training Day, Scary Movie 3 and Spider-Man. During the show she discussed her upcoming album, what she’s been doing during the pandemic, and her non-profit foundation MyGood. If you’ve been a victim of police violence and need financial help, head to MyGood.org!

During the rest of the show we discussed the recent retirement of WWE’s The Undertaker, heard the story of the Super Mario Bros. in The Perilous Pit, and Dustin announced he recently tested positive for COVID-19. It gave Ton an excuse to do the whole show over the phone from inside his new Mercedes!

An Evening With Kenny Wayne Shepherd…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Kenny Wayne Shepherd. Kenny is best known as the guitarist for the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. Known for hits like Alive, In 2 Deep and Blue on Black, Kenny has had numerous Top 10 blues singles during his more than 30-year career. During the show he discussed how his songs evolve on stage over time, the possible lack of “guitar heroes” in today’s music, and the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band’s new album Straight to You Live. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we braced ourselves for how we would handle the death of the “Rocky Balboa” character, Ton bragged about his new Mercedes, and we discussed whether or not it was okay to still like the music of Ted Nugent. Uncle Ted has gone off the rails a bit over the years!