This edition of The Five Count was our special “Tribute to Troma” show, featuring an exclusive interview with the President of Troma Entertainment and Creator of The Toxic Avenger, Lloyd Kaufman. Lloyd is a world-renowned director, producer, actor, author, and has championed the cause of independent media for more than 30 years. During the show we talked to Lloyd about the behind the scenes happenings of Troma, his 40 years as a filmmaker, the dangers of media consolidation, and all the upcoming projects we can expect from Troma in the near future. He even invited us to be extras in the upcoming film Toxic Avenger 5: The Toxic Twins!
This edition of The Five Count not only ended our month-long run of Halloween shows, but also featured an interview with Bill Lindsey, founder and vocalist of the legendary shock rock band Impaler. Impaler has been scaring parents since 1983 and pissed off Tipper Gore enough to put them atop the PMRC’s most wanted list. In addition to discussing the history of the band and playing some Impaler classics, we also conversed about Impaler’s many run-ins with the PMRC, and talked in great detail about the inner-workings of the American Wrestling Association. Take that Tipper Gore!
This was our special “Tribute to Nerds” edition of the show. We not only played musical selections dedicated to nerds, but we also had a very special interview with “Genuine Nerd” Toby Radloff. Toby is best known for his appearances in both the film and comic book series, American Splendor. He also appeared in the cult film Killer Nerd and it’s sequel, Bride Of Killer Nerd. Toby discussed what it means to be a nerd, the harsh mistress known as Hollywood, his memorable appearances on MTV, and sang songs about toilet paper. Nerd, nerd, nerd, nerd, nerd!
This episode of The Five Count is from Feb. 2, 2008. It featured a special interview with Jon Mikl Thor and his guitar player Steve Price. Thor is a former Mr. USA body builder, creator of the “muscle rock” musical genre, and writer, producer, and star of the cult film Rock ‘N’ Roll Nightmare. During the show we discussed the early days of muscle rock, how easily Thor could handle Danzig in the octagon, Steve Price’s tendency to play until he bleeds, and what it was like on the set of Rock N’ Roll Nightmare. Check out the show, Ol’ Scratch!
This episode of The Five Count is from Feb. 11, 2006. It was our second interview with actor and musician Bill Moseley. Bill is best known as “Chop Top” from the film Texas Chainsaw Massacre II, as “Otis” from Rob Zombie’s films House Of 1,000 Corpses and Devil’s Rejects, or from his band, Cornbugs, with guitarist Buckethead. Bill talked about the Cornbugs, working with guitarist Buckethead, working with Rob Zombie, and planned a trip to Minnesota to go canoeing in the near future. Check it out, you dog dick!
This episode of The Five Count is from Dec. 11, 2004. It featured an interview with Bill Moseley. Bill is best known as “Chop Top” from the film Texas Chainsaw Massacre II, as “Otis” from Rob Zombie’s films House Of 1,000 Corpses and Devil’s Rejects, or from his band, Cornbugs, with guitarist Buckethead. During the show Bill talked about meeting Buckethead, shared stories about the Cornbugs recording process, and discussed the future of the band. Dog will hunt!