Specialty Shows

An Evening With The NeverEnding Story’s Tami Stronach…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actress Tami Stronach. Tami is best known for her role as the “Childlike Empress” in the film The NeverEnding Story. She also a professional dancer and a yoga instructor. During the show she discussed the lasting-impact of The NeverEnding Story, her brief music career, and the making of her new film Man & Witch. Look for Man & Witch in the year 2021!

During the rest of the show we explained the circumstances regarding our prolonged-exile from our host-station KMSU, assembled a cast for The Five Count: The Movie using only professional wrestlers, and celebrated the 40th anniversary of Ozzy Osbourne’s album Blizzard of Ozz. Let’s go crazy!

Sci-Fi, Skin & Chili Peppers…

During this installment of The Five Count we argued about the proper way to serve leftover apple pie, paid tribute to former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Jack Sherman, discussed the new film Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies with executive producer Jim “Mr. Skin” McBride, and chatted with author Aaron Lupton about his new book “Planet Wax: Sci-Fi/Fantasy Soundtracks on Vinyl.” Get your copies today!

The Five Count’s Independence Day Celebration…

We celebrated Independence Day during this episode of The Five Count! During the show we discussed why people need to wear masks in public, explained the scam of selling ceramic bald eagles to everyone’s mom in the ‘80s, learned about the national anthems of other countries, played the entire soundtrack to the film Iron Eagle, and payed our respects to longtime Five Count listener David Stegora. R.I.P. buddy!

The Five Count Goes To Live 8 With Ralph Nader…

During this edition of The Five Count we discussed the ins and outs of INXS, reminisced about the benefit concert Live 8, Ton explained why he dislikes Lenny Kravitz so much, and we spoke with social activist and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader. Get a copy of Ralph’s new book The Ralph Nader and Family Cookbook: Classic Recipes from Lebanon and Beyond right now!

The Five Count’s 16-Year Anniversary – An Evening With Whitesnake’s David Coverdale…

This “16-year anniversary” edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with David Coverdale. David is best known as the founder and singer for the band Whitesnake. Known for hits like Fool for Your Loving, Here I Go Again and Still of the Night, Whitesnake has been releasing albums for more than 40 years. During the show he discussed the 35th anniversary of Whitesnake’s Slide It In album, what touring might be like going forward in today’s climate, and the new Whitesnake album The Rock Album. Get your copy now!

During the rest of the show we looked back on the last 16 years, read a letter we received from Bill Gates, Ton reminisced about sunbathing with his aunts in the late ‘80s, and we played some of our favorite anniversary songs. Here’s to another 16 years!

The Five Count – Live In Concert…

This was a special “live in concert” edition of The Five Count. During the show we discussed the civil unrest brought on by the death of George Floyd, what live concerts might look like when the country is allowed to re-open, and we played some of our favorite tracks from our favorite live albums. If you close your eyes and concentrate hard enough, you’ll swear you’re at the concert yourself! Also, don’t miss the live encore/companion episode on The Five Count Patreon page!

The Five Count & The Women Of Ween…

During this installment of The Five Count we discussed which TV game show should’ve had its own Nintendo game, analyzed the possible boxing match between Mike Tyson and Tyson Fury, Ton complained about not being able to buy new underwear, and we played all our favorite Ween songs dedicated to the ladies. As the kids say, “It was hella brown!”

An Evening With Naughty By Nature’s Treach…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with rapper Treach. Treach is best known as the lead rapper for the group Naughty by Nature. He’s also appeared in films like Juice, The Meteor Man, Jason’s Lyric, and TV shows like Oz, The Sopranos and Love & Hip Hop. During the show he discussed how he got into the acting business, the status on new Naughty by Nature music, and his new film Equal Standard. It’s available for streaming now!

During the rest of the show we marveled over Ton’s new motocross boots, discussed which villains from TV sitcoms are our favorites, and celebrated the 35th anniversary of the all-star album for famine relief, Hear ‘N Aid. We’re stars!

The Five Count Remembers Little Richard…

During this installment of The Five Count we begged for money for the KMSU pledge drive, received a prank call from Hank Hill, begged the listeners to come cut our hair, and paid tribute to the creator of rock ‘n’ roll, Little Richard. Shut up!

An Evening With Don McLean & Firewind’s Gus G….

This edition of The Five Count featured two exclusive interviews with legendary guitarists. First we were joined by guitarist Gus G. Gus is best known as the guitarist and founder of the band Firewind. He’s also played with Ozzy Osbourne, Rotting Christ and Arch Enemy. During the show he discussed what his memories of playing with Ozzy, what he plans to do with his free time thanks to COVID-19 canceling live shows, and the new self-titled Firewind album. Get your copy today!

Next we were joined by legendary singer-songwriter Don McLean. Don is best known for hits like Vincent, And I Love You So and American Pie. He’s also a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. During the show he discussed his music finally being available for streaming, the 50th anniversary of his American Pie album, and his upcoming album Still Playin’ Favorites. Get your copy soon!

During the rest of the show we brainstormed ideas for new Five Count instructional VHS tapes, discussed great soundtracks to bad movies, Ton announced he will soon be an ordained minister, and we played your mom’s favorite songs. Happy Mother’s Day!