Celebrity Interviews

A Chat With WWE Hall Of Famer Diamond Dallas Page…

The Five Count recently had another chance to speak with WWE Hall of Famer Diamond Dallas Page. DDP is a former three-time WCW Heavyweight Champion, WWE Tag Team Champion, and has appeared in films like Ready To Rumble and The Devil’s Rejects. He is also the creator of the DDPY yoga program. His new book “Positively Unstoppable: The Art of Owning It with the Power of Mind-Set, Motivation, and DDP Yoga” is available now!

The Five Count’s 10th Annual Princemas Celebration – An Evening With Vanity 6’s Brenda Bennett…

This installment of The Five Count was our 10th annual Princemas celebration! It featured an exclusive interview with musician Brenda Bennett. Brenda is best known as a member of the groups Vanity 6 and Apollonia 6. She also appeared in the film Purple Rain. During the show she discussed her early years in music, her years working with Prince, and what prompted her decision to start making music again. Merry Princemas!

During the rest of the show we discussed other radio holidays we could celebrate in addition to Princemas, Ton explained the damage that Chappelle’s Show has done to the careers of Prince and Rick James, and we tried to figure out why some men wear kilts year-round. It seems you need to posses chicken legs to pull it off!

A Chat With Actress Lin Shaye…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actress Lin Shaye. Lin is best known as a “Scream Queen” thanks to her roles in films like A Nightmare on Elm Street, Critters, Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, and the Insidious films. She’s also appeared in numerous comedy films including Kingpin, Dumb and Dumber, There’s Something About Mary, and Brewster’s Millions. Her new film The Final Wish is in select theaters on Jan. 24!

An Evening With GLOW’s David McLane…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with wrestling promoter David McLane. David is best known as the creator and host of GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling and WOW: Women of Wrestling. He also created the World Roller Hockey League, Pro Beach Hockey and the Triple Crown of Polo. During the show he discussed how he got involved in promoting women’s wrestling, his memories of working with GLOW, and the wrestlers involved in the upcoming series of WOW: Women of Wrestling. Check out the debut on Jan. 18 on AXS TV!

During the rest of the show we argued over the meaning of key scenes in the film The Neverending Story, Dustin explained how the Tooth Fairy brought him California Raisins instead of money, and Ton lost an eye playing with a flying robot toy. Luckily, he looks even better wearing an eye patch!

An Evening With The Beach Boys’ Mike Love…

This was our installment of “A Five Count Christmas” for 2018. It featured an exclusive interview with singer Mike Love. Mike is best known as the founder and singer for The Beach Boys. Being from one of the most critically acclaimed, commercially successful, and influential bands of all time, Mike is also a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. During the show he discussed The Beach Boys’ history of making Christmas music, the possibility of appearing in an upcoming episode of Fuller House, and his new album Reason for the Season. Find it in a Christmas stocking near you!

During the rest of the show we discussed which celebrity guests we’d like to get on the show in 2019, exchanged Christmas gifts, and did our best to spread holiday cheer to the gentle listeners. Ton wore some mistletoe on his belt… the ultimate gag gift!

An Evening With Sledge Hammer!’s David Rasche…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor David Rasche. David is best known for his role as the title character on the TV show Sledge Hammer! He’s also appeared in films like Cobra, Men in Black 3, and Delirious. During the show he discussed living in St. Peter, Minn. before getting into acting, why people still love Sledge Hammer! all these years later, and his upcoming film Swallow. Trust him! He knows what he’s doing!

During the rest of the show we paid tribute to The Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley, discussed our most-painful medical experiences, and Ton explained how Facebook is spying on you through your cell phones. Don’t let that deter you from following The Five Count on Facebook though!

An Evening With Lakeside’s Mark Wood, Jr….

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with singer Mark Wood, Jr. Mark is best known as the lead singer for the band Lakeside. Known for hits like Fantastic Voyage, Raid, and It’s All the Way Live, Lakeside traces its roots back to 1969. During the show he discussed why so many funk bands came out of Ohio, his thoughts on Coolio’s Fantastic Voyage remake, and the current incarnation of Lakeside. Ride on the funk, y’all!

During the rest of the show we discussed our strategies for the Nickelodeon Super Toy Run, ranked our favorite stand-up comedians, and gave away tickets to WWE presents NXT Live! On Dec. 8 at Roy Wilkins Auditorium. We braved a blizzard to bring you great radio!

A Chat With Comedian George Wallace…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with comedian George Wallace. George has been touring and performing stand-up since the late ’70s. He’s also appeared in numerous films including Batman Forever, The Wash, Mr. Deeds, and Things Are Tough All Over. His new comedy special Vegas Bootleg is available now!

An Evening With Predator’s Bill Duke And The Cosby Show’s Keshia Knight Pulliam…

This installment of The Five Count featured exclusive interviews with two longtime actors. First we were joined by actress Keshia Knight Pulliam. Keshia is best known for her role as “Rudy Huxtable” on The Cosby Show. She also appeared on shows like Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, A Different World, and the film The Last Dragon. During the show she discussed being proud of her work on The Cosby Show, her memories of filming The Last Dragon, and her new film Jingle Belle. Jingle Belle premiers tonight on Lifetime!

Next we were joined by actor Bill Duke. Bill is best known for his roles as “Mac” in Predator and “Cooke” in Commando. He’s also appeared in films like Car Wash, Menace II Society, and Action Jackson. During the show he discussed his thoughts on playing bad guys in films and TV shows, his love for directing, and his new book “Bill Duke: My 40-Year Career on Screen and Behind the Camera.” What Bill likes best is the price!

During the rest of the show we discussed places you should never eat turkey, spoiled the film Creed II in great detail, and explained who would be on the Mount Rushmore of Brigitte Nielsen’s lovers. Ton is currently working on getting added to the mix!

A Chat With Sister, Sister’s Tia Mowry…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actress Tia Mowry. Tia is best known for starring with her twin sister Tamera in the TV show Sister, Sister. She’s also appeared on TV shows like Full House, The Game, Instant Mom, and Are You Afraid of the Dark? Her new film My Christmas Inn premiers tonight on Lifetime.