This was our special Freaks and Geeks show featuring an exclusive interview with Samm Levine. Samm is best know for his role as “Neal Schweiber” on the TV show Freaks and Geeks. He also appeared in films like Club Dread, Not Another Teen Movie, and Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds. During the show Samm discussed in great detail what it was like working on Freaks and Geeks, his friendship with Quentin Tarantino, his tendency to annoy Back to the Future‘s Biff Tannen, and his anger toward the Minnesota Twins. We left no stone unturned.
This was a jam-packed edition of The Five Count. This installment of “Scare-A-Thon 2010” was filled to the brim with celebrity action as we had not one, but two megastars on the show. First up was Steve Grimmett, lead singer for the metal band Grim Reaper. Grim Reaper is best known for their legendary albums See You In Hell, Fear No Evil, and Rock You To Hell. They are also the only band to have all of their music videos featured on Beavis & Butt-Head. During the show he talked about being part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, punching Def Leppard in the face, and having Grim Reaper’s music videos torn to shreds by Beavis & Butt-Head. It rocked!
After that we were joined by WWE Superstar Sheamus. “The Celtic Warrior” is a multi-time WWE Champion, the 2010 King of the Ring, the 2012 Royal Rumble winner, and has feuded with numerous WWE Superstars including Randy Orton, Triple H, and John Cena. “The Celtic Warrior” discussed how he started in the wrestling business, his hatred for The Miz, and his upcoming appearance at WWE’s Bragging Rights PPV in Minneapolis. It was an amazing show, Fella!
This edition of The Five Count (the second installment of “Scare-A-Thon 2010”) featured a special interview with the one and only Ernie Hudson. Ernie is best known as “Winston Zeddemore” in the Ghostbusters films. He has appeared in countless films and TV shows including The Crow, Airheads, Congo, The Hand That Rocks The Cradle, and HBO’s Oz. During the show he discussed what it was like being one of the Ghostbusters, hanging out with Mr. T and Dolemite, and the filming of the long-awaited Ghostbusters III film. He also told us about the Twinkie!
This edition of The Five Count featured an interview with Kathy Foster from the band The Thermals. In addition to providing vocals, bass, and drums for The Thermals, Kathy is also a member of Hutch & Kathy, Urban Legends, and the All Girl Summer Fun Band. During the show she discussed what it’s like being in The Thermals, life as a rock star, and why people on the West Coast view Mankato as a mecca for punk rock. Who knew?
This edition of The Five Count featured a special interview with Danny Tamberelli. Danny is best known for his role as “Little Pete” from the Nickelodeon show The Adventures of Pete & Pete. He also appeared in the film The Mighty Ducks and now performs with his band, Jounce. During the show he talked about what it was like being the poster boy for Nickelodeon, his possible ties to the Italian mafia, being close friends with Emilio Estevez, and his band Jounce. Listen up, blowholes!
This edition of The Five Count featured a special interview with WWE’s Paul Bearer. Paul is a professional wrestling legend and was a staple for more than 30 years in companies like WWE, WCW, and TNA. He managed guys like The Ultimate Warrior, Kane, Rick Rude, Steve Austin, Mick Foley, and The Undertaker. During the show he talked about life in the wrestling business, told stories about his days on the road with The Undertaker, and helped us understand how the wrestling business and the funeral business go hand in hand. Oh, yes!
This edition of The Five Count featured a special interview with Alison Arngrim. Alison is best known as the evil “Nellie Oleson” on the TV show Little House on the Prairie. She is also the author of the book Confessions Of A Prairie Bitch: How I Survived Nellie Oleson And Learned To Love Being Hated. During the show she talked about her new book, made jokes about Michael Landon, and shared stories about life as a “bitch” on the prairie. Dustin tried to hit on her. Grab Ma and Pa!
This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Kyle Gass. Kyle is one half of the greatest band in the world, Tenacious D. He’s also an actor, appearing is films like Elf, Shallow Hal, The Cable Guy, and Tenacious D and the Pick of Destiny. During the show he discussed the harsh mistress known as Hollywood, told us about his new band Trainwreck, tried to decide what to order for dinner, and announced that there’s a new Tenacious D album in the making. Hell yeah!
This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Michael Bower. Michael is best known as “Donkeylips” from the classic Nickelodeon show Salute Your Shorts. He has also appeared in such films as Dude, Where’s My Car?, The Willies, and numerous TV shows. During the show, Michael discussed what it was like working for Nickelodeon, the trials and tribulations of life in Hollywood, and his current career as a rapper. It’s awful waffle time!
This edition of The Five Count featured a special interview with musician Doseone. Doseone is the co-founder of the Anticon record label and one of the best MCs on the scene today, performing with groups like Themselves, Subtle, cLOUDDEAD, 13 & God, and many more of today’s best in the world of hip hop. During the show he discussed his thoughts on today’s hip hop scene, shared the secrets of the art of freestyle rapping, and told a story about embarrassing Eminem in a rap battle at Scribble Jam. We keep it real on The Five Count!