Celebrity Interviews

An Evening With A Nightmare On Elm Street’s Heather Langenkamp…

This installment of The Five Count featured an interview with actress Heather Langenkamp. Heather is best known for her role as “Nancy Thompson” in the films A Nightmare on Elm Street and A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. She’s also appeared in films like Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, Shocker, and the TV show Just the 10 of Us. During the show she discussed the legacy of the Nightmare on Elm Street films, her appearance in the ZZ Top Sleeping Bag music video, her current work at the make-up FX firm AFX Studio, and her upcoming appearance at the Crypticon Convention in Minnesota. Meet Heather Langenkamp in person and have her sign your body!

During the rest of the show we made Front Desk Rachel uncomfortable, Ton showed us his childhood sticker collection, and we spoke with Nick Kaufman, the man behind the Crypticon Convention. Get your tickets for the 14th Annual Crypticon coming up Sept. 6-8 in Bloomington, MN!

A Chat With Stephen Bishop…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with singer-songwriter Stephen Bishop. Stephen is best known for hits like On and On, It Might be You, and Save It for a Rainy Day. He’s also appeared in films like National Lampoon’s Animal House, The Blues Brothers, and Twilight Zone: The Movie. His new album We’ll Talk About it Later in the Car is available now!

An Evening With Squeeze’s Glenn Tilbrook…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Glenn Tilbrook. Glenn is best known as the singer and guitarist for the band Squeeze. Known for hits like Tempted, Black Coffee in Bed, and Pulling Mussels (from the Shell), Squeeze has been making music for more than 40 years! During the show he discussed the longevity of Squeeze, how the writing process has evolved over the years, and the possibility of a new album. See Squeeze on Sept. 3 at the State Theatre in Minneapolis!

During the rest of the show Ton discussed his recent trip to the Harley-Davidson Museum, we weighed the pros and cons of the new Tool song, and we explained why Ton is the modern-day version of Daisy Fuentes. The only difference is Ton’s fractured-relationship with Richard Marx!

A Chat With Actress Dee Wallace…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with legendary actress Dee Wallace. Dee is best known for starring in films like E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Critters, Cujo, and The Howling. She is the only living actress with 200 movie credits on her resume. See Dee Wallace in the new Rob Zombie film 3 from Hell!

An Evening With Collective Soul’s Will Turpin…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Will Turpin. Will is best known as the bassist for the band Collective Soul. Known for hits like Shine, December, and Heavy, Collective Soul has sold millions of albums over a career spanning more than 25 years. During the show he discussed the early success of Collective Soul, his memories of performing at Woodstock ’94 and Woodstock ’99, and the new Collective Soul album Blood. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we discussed what The Five Count Arcade would be like, Ton explained his dislike for Trampled By Turtles, and we tried to sell Mother’s Best Flour with the help of Hank Williams. Our pies and cakes beat all the rest ‘cause we bake them all with Mother’s Best!

A Chat With Thunderpussy’s Molly Sides…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with singer Molly Sides. Molly is best known as a member of the band Thunderpussy. Hailing from Seattle, Thunderpussy has been piercing the halls of Valhalla since 2013. See Thunderpussy live at the Turf Club in St. Paul, MN on Aug. 17!

A Chat With The Beach Boys’ Mike Love…

The Five Count recently had another opportunity to speak with the legendary 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. His new album 12 Sides of Summer is available now!

An Evening With Orange Is The New Black’s Laura Gómez…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actress Laura Gómez. Laura is best known for her role as “Blanca Flores” on the Netflix series Orange Is The New Black. She’s also appeared in films like Cheesecake and a Tango, The Bohemians, and the TV show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. During the show she discussed filming the final season of Orange Is The New Black, the popularity of her character as the show went on, and her future now that the show is over. Adios, Litchfield!

During the rest of the show we discussed the most expensive concerts we’ve attended, regretted the decision to not see Vince Neil at Mankato’s Ribfest, and gave away tickets to WWE Monday Night Raw at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Aug. 19. See you there!

A Chat With Megadeth’s David Ellefson…

The Five Count had another opportunity (our third) to chat with David Ellefson! David is best known as the bassist and co-founder of the band Megadeth. Known for albums like Countdown to Extinction, Peace Sells… but Who’s Buying?, Cryptic Writings, and Rust in Peace, Megadeth has been a mainstay in heavy metal for more than 35 years. David’s new solo album Sleeping Giants is out now! His new book “More Life with Deth” is also out now! See David live tonight at The What’s Up Lounge in Mankato!

An Evening With Star Trek’s Denise Crosby…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actress Denise Crosby. Denise is best known for her role as “Lieutenant Tasha Yar” on the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation. She’s also appeared in films like 48 Hours, Pet Sematary, and Jackie Brown. During the show she discussed the loyalty of Star Trek fans, being the granddaughter of Bing Crosby, appearing in Black Sabbath’s “No Stranger to Love” music video, and being part of the new season of the TV show Suits. See it now on USA Network!

During the rest of the show we spoke with Twitter Lori about Iron Maiden, discussed our favorite conspiracies theories, made plans to manufacture The Five Count breakfast cereal, and paid tribute to the late Art Neville. R.I.P. Poppa Funk!