Specialty Shows

The Five Count Hypnotizes Mr. Ed For Thanksgiving…

During this installment of The Five Count we discussed bathing with Robocop, heard from a woman from Russia who wants to be romantically-involved with Ton, reminisced about our favorite slot car tracks, learned valuable lessons from Mr. Ed, and hypnotized the listeners into curbing their appetites. Happy Thanksgiving!

The Five Count Versus Stonehenge…

During this episode of The Five Count we discussed the recently-launched Disney+, argued over who was the bigger AC/DC fan, Ton explained the dos and don’ts of cranberry sauce, and we spoke with Midwest All-Star Wrestling’s Stonehenge. See his return to Mankato on Nov. 23 at MAW’s “Ballroom Brawl” at the Kato Ballroom!

An Evening With CM Punk…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with CM Punk. CM Punk is a former WWE Champion, WWE World Heavyweight Champion, ECW Champion, ROH World Champion, and WWE Intercontinental Champion. He also competed in the UFC and wrote for Marvel Comics. During the show he discussed why he’ll probably never return to the wrestling ring, his current career as an actor, and the release of his new film The Girl on the Third Floor. It’s clobberin’ time!

During the rest of the show we played our favorite Halloween jams, begged for money for the KMSU pledge drive, answered a letter from a woman who needed to quickly wire 6.5 million dollars to our bank account, and learned how to prepare the perfect Moroccan meal for a dinner party from our friend Vincent Price. Happy Halloween!

An Evening With The Moody Blues’ John Lodge…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with John Lodge. John is best known as the bassist and vocalist for The Moody Blues. He’s also a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. During the show he discussed why he still loves playing live, his thoughts on The Moody Blues finally going into the Rock Hall, and his new album BYond: The Very Best of John Lodge. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we discussed the differences between licensed and unlicensed Nintendo games, Ton explained his fear of the death of oldies radio, and we bragged about hanging out backstage with M.C. Hammer. Head to Treasure Island Resort and Casino and join us at Hammer’s House Party!

The Five Count Celebrates Monty Python…

During this episode of The Five Count we discussed our favorite prizes from cereal boxes, argued over which Nintendo games we beat over the years, tried to keep a four-year-old child from destroying the studio, and celebrated the 50th anniversary of Monty Python. Ton wasn’t sure who they were, but we still had a great time!

The Five Count Enjoys Chocolate And Cheese…

During this episode of The Five Count we discussed our favorite albums from the early ‘00s, Dustin told the story of the time he let an Alabamian-transient sleep on his couch, and we celebrated the 25th anniversary of Ween’s Chocolate and Cheese album. It was brown as hell!

An Evening With Commander Cody…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Commander Cody. Commander Cody is best known as the frontman for the band Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen. With singles like Lost in the Ozone, Hot Rod Lincoln, and Don’t Let Go, Commander Cody has a music career spanning more than 50 years. During the show he discussed his longevity in the music business, appearing in the Roger Corman film Hollywood Boulevard, his other career as an artist, and his new album Live from Electric City with his new band Commander Cody and His Western Airmen. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we tried our best not to spoil the new Rambo movie, discussed whether we should purchase a new Sega Genesis, and paid tribute to musicians Eddie Money, Daniel Johnston, and The CarsRic Ocasek. Rest in peace, gentleman!

The Five Count’s Rhythm Nation…

During this installment of The Five Count we explained the major pay discrepancies in the field of volunteer radio, starting planning our own backyard wrestling federation, and celebrated the 30th anniversary of Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814 album. It was an escapade of epic proportions! See Janet Jackson tonight at the Treasure Island Amphitheater in Welch, MN!

An Evening With A Nightmare On Elm Street’s Heather Langenkamp…

This installment of The Five Count featured an interview with actress Heather Langenkamp. Heather is best known for her role as “Nancy Thompson” in the films A Nightmare on Elm Street and A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. She’s also appeared in films like Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, Shocker, and the TV show Just the 10 of Us. During the show she discussed the legacy of the Nightmare on Elm Street films, her appearance in the ZZ Top Sleeping Bag music video, her current work at the make-up FX firm AFX Studio, and her upcoming appearance at the Crypticon Convention in Minnesota. Meet Heather Langenkamp in person and have her sign your body!

During the rest of the show we made Front Desk Rachel uncomfortable, Ton showed us his childhood sticker collection, and we spoke with Nick Kaufman, the man behind the Crypticon Convention. Get your tickets for the 14th Annual Crypticon coming up Sept. 6-8 in Bloomington, MN!

The Five Count At Woodstock ’94…

During this edition of The Five Count we passed out audio high fives, discussed our favorite Ozzfests, commemorated the 25th anniversary of Woodstock ’94, and celebrated Ton’s birthday! He got an autographed picture of Buckcherry as a gift!