Celebrity Interviews

An Evening With The B-52’s Cindy Wilson…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with singer Cindy Wilson. Cindy is best known as a member of the band The B-52’s. Known for hits like Rock Lobster, Roam, and Love Shack, The B-52’s have been making music for more than 40 years. During the show Cindy discussed her current work with The B-52’s, what it’s like touring with her solo band in more intimate venues, and her new solo album Change. Find it now on Kill Rock Stars Records!

During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite TV shows from 1992, argued about the logistics of Pizza Hut’s BOOK IT! program, and Ton described his plan to sell his house and leave his family so he can devote more time to the show. It’s about time!

A Chat With WWE’s Braun Strowman…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with WWE Superstar Braun Strowman. Standing at 6′ 8″ and weighing 385 lbs., Braun has had high-profile feuds with everyone from Brock Lesnar to Roman Reigns in his young career. He’s also a former member of The Wyatt Family. You can see “The Monster Among Men” Oct. 21 at Verizon Center in Mankato with WWE Live. See him Oct. 22 at Target Center in Minneapolis for WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs.

An Evening With WWE’s Charlotte Flair…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with WWE Superstar Charlotte Flair. Charlotte is a former WWE Divas Champion, NXT Women’s Champion, and WWE Raw Women’s Champion. She’s also the daughter of the legendary “Nature Boy” Ric Flair. During the show she gave an update on her father’s current health, discussed how far the women have come in the WWE over the last few years, and described her new book “Second Nature: The Legacy of Ric Flair and the Rise of Charlotte.” Wooo!

During the rest of the show we discussed getting He-Man-related tattoos, Ton warned his daughter’s potential suitors about the amount of weapons he owns, and Teri T. from Minnesota 93 made her return to the show after a decade absence. She mostly came looking for sandwiches.

An Evening With She-Ra: Princess Of Power’s Melendy Britt…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actress Melendy Britt. Melendy is best known as the voice of “She-Ra” on the cartoon She-Ra: Princess of Power. She also appeared on TV shows like Weird Science, Cheers, and Gilmore Girls. During the show she discussed how she got her start in acting, working for the Filmation company, and why “She-Ra” was a great role model for kids. For the honor of Grayskull!

During the rest of the show we discussed Ton’s new job as replacement Hugh Hefner, we shared our various tips and techniques for waterbed courting, and we went on an adventure with He-Man and She-Ra to learn the secret of the sword! We also coughed a lot into the mics.

A Chat With Little House On The Prairie’s Bonnie Bartlett…

The Five Count recently had the chance to interview actress Bonnie Bartlett. Bonnie is best known for her role as “Grace Snider Edwards” on the TV show Little House on the Prairie. She’s also appeared on TV shows like St. Elsewhere, Home Improvement, Boy Meets World, and films like Twins and Salem’s Lot.

An Evening With Boy Meets World’s William Daniels…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor William Daniels. William is best known as the voice of “KITT” on the show Knight Rider and for the role of “Mr. Feeny” on the show Boy Meets World. He’s also appeared on TV shows like St. Elsewhere, Grey’s Anatomy, Girl Meets World, and films like The Graduate and 1776. During the show he discussed his favorite roles over the years, acting with his wife Bonnie Bartlett, and his new book “There I Go Again: How I Came to Be Mr. Feeny, John Adams, Dr. Craig, KITT, and Many Others.” Class dismissed!

During the rest of the show we discussed the various job prospects for unemployed clowns, argued about which year we would visit if we had a time machine, and decided which “Coed Naked” shirts were our favorites. Ton lost interest in the show halfway through when he started watching the Canelo vs. GGG fight.

A Chat With Jem And The Holograms’ Britta Phillips…

The Five Count recently spoke with actress/musician Britta Phillips. Britta is best known as the singing voice for the character “Jem” from the cartoon Jem and the Holograms. She’s also one-half of the group Dean & Britta and a member of the band Luna.

A Chat With Jackyl’s Jesse James Dupree…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with Jesse James Dupree. Jesse is best known as the singer for the band Jackyl. Known for hits like Down on Me, Headed For Destruction, and When Will It Rain, Jackyl has been touring the world for 25 years. See Jackyl live on Sept. 8 at Grand Casino in Hinckley, MN and Sept. 9 at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, IA.

An Evening With Slaughter’s Mark Slaughter & Accept’s Wolf Hoffmann…

This installment of The Five Count featured two exclusive interviews with heavy metal heavyweights. First we were joined by Wolf Hoffmann. Wolf is best known as the guitarist for the band Accept. Known for songs like Balls to the Wall, Fast as a Shark, and Restless and Wild, Accept has been rocking since 1976. During the show he discussed his memories of touring the world over the years, Accept’s new album The Rise of Chaos, and his latest solo album Headbangers Symphony. It was balls to the wall!

After that we were joined by Mark Slaughter. Mark is best known as the singer and guitarist for the band Slaughter. Slaughter has sold millions of albums over the years thanks to hits like Up All Night, Mad About You, and Fly to the Angels. During the show he discussed his early days with Slaughter and the Vinnie Vincent Invasion, working as a voiceover artist, and his new album Halfway There. See him live on Sept. 8 at Grand Casino’s Grand RockTember V Music Festival in Hinkley, MN!

During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite nude beach experiences, Ton explained his hatred for ska music, and we planted the seeds for a potential interview with Jesse James Dupree from Jackyl. The rocking never stops on The Five Count!

A Chat With WWE’s AJ Styles…

The Five Count had another opportunity to speak with “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles. With a career dating back to 1998, AJ is a former IWGP Heavyweight Champion, NWA World Heavyweight Champion, TNA World Heavyweight Champion, and WWE Champion. He’s considered by many to be the best wrestler in the world today. See him with WWE Live on Sept. 4 at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester.