Celebrity Interviews

An Evening With Keith Coogan & Dengue Fever’s Senon Williams…

This was another two-hour edition of The Five Count, packed with superstar-power. During the first hour we spoke with Senon Williams. Senon is best known as the bass player for the band Dengue Fever. The band combines Cambodian pop music and lyrics with psychedelic rock. Senon was also a member of the band Radar Bros. During the show he talked about forming the band, the trials and tribulations of playing Cambodian music in America, and his new-found love for Minnesota. It was a gas!

During the second hour we spoke with Keith Coogan. Keith is best known for his starring roles in the films Adventures In Babysitting and Don’t Tell Mom The Babysitter’s Dead. He is also the grandson of Jackie Coogan, who played “Uncle Fester” in the TV show The Addams Family. During the show he talked about growing up in Hollywood, his cosmic connection to films about babysitters, and the benefits of being Uncle Fester’s grandson. The dishes were done, man!

An Evening With Mink Stole…

We celebrated Mother’s Day during this installment of The Five Count with a special interview with Mink Stole. Mink is one of John Waters’ original Dreamlanders and has appeared in almost every one of his films, including Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, Desperate Living, Polyester, Hairspray, Cry Baby, and Serial Mom. During the show she talked about life on the set of those films, why she hates nuns, and told us about the time John Waters wanted to set her head on fire. We hope your mother enjoyed it!

An Evening With The Tiger Lillies’ Martyn Jacques…

This was a special Easter edition of The Five Count featuring an interview with Martyn Jacques from The Tiger Lillies. During the show he talked about forming the band, how he perfected his trademark falsetto voice, and the special feeling he gets when people walk out of his shows. Happy Easter boys and girls!

An Evening With Jaleel “Steve Urkel” White…

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!

An Evening With The Dead Milkmen’s Joe Jack Talcum…

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!

An Evening With WWE’s “Road Warrior” Animal…

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!

An Evening With Kurtis Blow…

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!

An Evening With The Mighty Ducks’ Shaun Weiss…

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!

An Evening With Revenge Of The Nerds’ Curtis Armstrong…

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!

An Evening With Rad’s Bill “Cru Jones” Allen…

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?