Celebrity Interviews

An Evening With Muppet Babies’ Greg Berg…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with voice actor Greg Berg. Greg is best known as the voice of “Baby Fozzie” and “Baby Scooter” on the cartoon Muppet Babies. He’s also provided voices for shows like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Simpsons, Garfield & Friends, American Dad!, and many more. During the show he discussed his early days in radio working with Rick Dees, his memories of working on Muppet Babies and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and what he’s up to these days. Wocka, wocka, wocka!

During the rest of the show we battled various technical problems, mourned the loss of Glen Campbell, discussed why you never see women flash their boobs at concerts anymore, and played our favorite Muppet Babies songs. We still got it!

An Evening With King Crimson’s Ian McDonald…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with musician Ian McDonald. Ian is best known as a founder of both King Crimson and Foreigner. He currently plays with his new band Honey West. During the show he discussed how he joined the band Honey West, having the opportunity to play in a band with his son, and the legacy he left with King Crimson and Foreigner. Ted Zurkowski, singer for Honey West, joined us as well.

During the rest of the show we shared our thoughts on the Minnesota Vikings ending their training camp in Mankato, Dustin announced his plans to buy a 1985 Plymouth Duster, and Ton spent the entire show tickling toddlers. It was a typical night at the office!

A Chat With WWE’s Bobby Roode…

The Five Count had the opportunity to speak with WWE’s Bobby Roode. Wrestling professionally since 1998, Bobby is the current WWE NXT Champion. He’s also a former TNA World Heavyweight Champion, TNA World Tag Team Champion, and NWA World Tag Team Champion. See Bobby Roode live when WWE Presents NXT Live! At Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul on July 29.


An Evening With Actor Richard Masur…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor Richard Masur. Known for roles in films like The Thing, License to Drive, Stephen King’s It, Mr. Boogedy, Ricky Business, and My Girl, Richard has been acting steadily since the 1970s. He’s also a former president of the Screen Actors Guild. During the show he discussed how he decides what roles to choose, the importance of working on independent films, and his new film Lonely Boys. Richard is one of the all-time greats!

During the rest of the show we considered broadcasting live from the Minnesota State Fair, Dustin told the story of how he finally tracked down a copy of Bride of Boogedy on DVD, and Ton explained why he only eats cereal made entirely of marshmallows. It helps build muscle mass!

An Evening With Peter Cetera…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Peter Cetera. Peter is best known as the former singer and bassist for the band Chicago. In addition to a successful solo career, he’s also a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Grammy Hall of Fame, and Songwriters Hall of Fame. During the show he discussed his relationship with the other members of the band Chicago, how his song Glory of Love became bigger than the film Karate Kid Part II, his influences as a bass player, and his new greatest hits album. He then took us to his castle far away!

During the rest of the show we warned the listeners of the dangers of investing in Elvis collectibles, Ton gave advice on how to buy a quality used car, Dustin revealed the secret recipe behind Italian Dunkers, and gave away tickets to WWE Presents NXT Live! At Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul on July 29. See you there!

A Chat With Actor Richard Belzer…

The Five Count recently had the chance to interview actor Richard Belzer. Richard is best known for his role as “John Munch” on the TV shows Homicide: Life on the Streets and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He also appeared in films like The Groove Tube, Night Shift, Girl 6, and Scarface. His new book “Corporate Conspiracies: How Wall Street Took Over Washington” is available now!

An Evening With Double Dare’s Marc Summers…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Marc Summers. Marc is best known as the former host of the Nickelodeon shows Double Dare and What Would You Do? He also worked on the Food Network shows Unwrapped, Dinner Impossible, and Restaurant Impossible. During the show he discussed how he started working for Nickelodeon, the impact he had on kids who grew up in the ‘80s and ‘90s, and various projects he has in the works now. Then, we took the physical challenge!

During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite game shows, complained about the lineup for the upcoming Warped Tour, reminisced about the great fashions of the ‘80s, and Ton gushed over his love for the film Caddyshack. We double dare you to listen to the whole show!

A Chat With Orange Is The New Black’s Miriam “Pidge” Morales…

The Five Count recently chatted with actress Miriam Morales. Miriam is best known for her role as “Pidge” on the Netflix series Orange is the New Black. She also appeared on TV shows like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, An Ornament of Faith, and Unfaithful: Stories of Betrayal.

An Evening With AC/DC’s Phil Rudd…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Phil Rudd. Phil is best known as the former drummer for the band AC/DC, playing on numerous albums including Highway to Hell, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, and Back in Black. He’s also a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. During the show he discussed his iconic drumming style, his thoughts on AC/DC now being fronted by Axl Rose, and his new solo album Head Job. Let there be rock!

During the rest of the show we received a call from a nervous guy from the AV club, Ton bragged about all the European TV shows he watches, Dustin reminisced about his favorite Henderson Sauerkraut Days memories, and we gave the listeners advice on the pros and cons of bringing your date to the science museum. The science museum is for lovers!

An Evening With Danzig’s Eerie Von & The Misfits’ Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein…

This edition of The Five Count featured two exclusive interviews with two punk rock icons. First we were joined by bassist Eerie Von. Eerie is best known as the former bassist for the bands Samhain and Danzig. He’s also released numerous solo albums and is the author of the book “Misery Obscura: The Photography of Eerie Von (1981‑2009).” During the show he discussed how he got into photography, his days playing in Samhain and Danzig, and why he turned down an offer to join The Misfits. Get his new book before it’s gone!

Next, we were joined by guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein. Doyle is best known as the former guitarist for The Misfits. He’s also played for bands like Kryst the Conqueror, Gorgeous Frankenstein, and his solo band Doyle. During the show he discussed starring in the upcoming film Death Ward 13, his recent reunion with Glen Danzig and The Misfits, and touring with his band Doyle. He was a man of few words. See Doyle live on June 23 at R.T. Quinlan’s in Duluth.

During the rest of the show we paid tribute to Adam West, discussed what animal would make the best mascot for The Five Count, and discovered Predator is the illegitimate son of Ton! Happy Father’s Day!