This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Jaleel White. Jaleel is best known for his role as “Steve Urkel” on the TV show Family Matters. He also appeared in the films Camp Cucamonga, Dreamgirls, and provided the voice of “Sonic” for the Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog cartoon. During the show Jaleel discussed how he landed the role of Urkel, talked about the possibility of releasing a rap album, and made fun of Dustin for not being able to get girls. The pledge dollars rolled in from there!
This installment of The Five Count featured a special interview with Joe Jack Talcum. Joe Jack is the guitarist, vocalist, and founder of the band The Dead Milkmen. He has also played with numerous groups including The Town Managers, Touch Me Zoo, and The Low Budgets. During the show he discussed the origins of The Dead Milkmen, life on the road as a struggling musician, and gave us the details of the new Dead Milkmen album, The King In Yellow. Look for it in a store near you!
This episode of The Five Count featured a special interview with “Road Warrior” Animal. Animal is a member of the WWE Hall Of Fame as one half of The Road Warriors. Also known as the Legion of Doom, Animal and his partner Hawk dominated tag-team wrestling for more than two decades. During the show he talked about his early days in the wrestling business, his ties to other Minnesota-born wrestlers of the ’80s, and why he and his partner Hawk are remembered as legends of the squared-circle. Oh, what a rush!
This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview Kurtis Blow. Kurtis is a hip hop pioneer and the first rapper to be signed to a major label. He is best known for his hits Christmas Rappin’, The Breaks, and If I Ruled The World. During the show he discussed the early days of hip hop, discovering groups like Run-D.M.C. and The Fat Boys, and what it was like on the set of the film Krush Groove. Look for him to hit the road with Salt-N-Pepa and Kool Moe Dee this spring!
This episode of the show featured a special interview with Shaun Weiss. Shaun is best known for his role as “Goldberg” in The Mighty Ducks films. He also appeared in the film Heavyweights and the TV shows Freaks And Geeks, Boy Meets World, and Pee-Wee’s Playhouse. During the show he talked about what it was like on the set of The Mighty Ducks, his love for the state of Minnesota, and why Ben Stiller hates fat people. Ducks fly together on The Five Count!
This edition of The Five Count featured a special interview with Curtis Armstrong. Curtis is best known for his role as “Booger” in the Revenge of the Nerds films. He also appeared in the films Better Off Dead, Jingle All the Way, Risky Business, and the TV shows Moonlighting and American Dad! During the show he discussed what it was like on the set of the Revenge of the Nerds movies, his disdain for Arnold Schwarzenegger, and explained how he is nothing like the character “Booger” in real life. Ton was devastated!
This was our special “Happy Cru Year” celebration show featuring an interview will Bill Allen. Bill is best known as the ’80s heartthrob “Cru Jones” in the action-packed, BMX film Rad. He has also appeared in many TV shows from the ’80s and has made several appearances on the show Tosh.0. During the show he discussed what it was like on the set of Rad, the impact the film had on the world of BMX riding, and dropped the news that Rad 2 might be in the works. Can it get any more Rad than that?
Here’s an early Christmas gift from your pals at The Five Count. It’s an exclusive interview with Frank Stallone. Frank is best known for his hit single Far From Over. He has also appeared in numerous films including Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky Balboa, Paradise Alley, Staying Alive, Hudson Hawk, and Rambo: First Blood Part II. Happy holidays!
Artwork by John from New Ulm
Christmas Riddle by Nora Myers of The Dirty Birds
This edition of The Five Count started off our series of Christmas shows with “A Turtles Christmas.” The show featured an interview with Townsend Coleman. Townsend is best known as the voice of “Michelangelo” from the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon, as well as the title character from The Tick: The Animated Series, and various other cartoons and TV shows. During the show Townsend discussed what it was like being the voice of a turtle, the harsh mistress that is Hollywood, and why The Monkees are cooler than the Beatles. Turtle Power!
This edition of The Five Count featured an interview with the one and only Jeffrey Combs. Jeffrey is best known for his role as “Dr. Herbert West “in all three Re-Animator films. He also appeared in films like From Beyond, The Frighteners, and has made countless appearances on various Star Trek episodes. During the show he discussed how he landed the role on Re-Animator, the pros and cons of being known as a superstar in the Star Trek realm, and why it’s not a good idea to get his face tattooed on your body. Our feet were re-animated!