Specialty Shows

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!

An Evening With Orange Is The New Black’s Laura Gómez…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actress Laura Gómez. Laura is best known for her role as “Blanca Flores” on the Netflix series Orange Is The New Black. She’s also appeared in films like Cheesecake and a Tango, The Bohemians, and the TV show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. During the show she discussed filming the final season of Orange Is The New Black, the popularity of her character as the show went on, and her future now that the show is over. Adios, Litchfield!

During the rest of the show we discussed the most expensive concerts we’ve attended, regretted the decision to not see Vince Neil at Mankato’s Ribfest, and gave away tickets to WWE Monday Night Raw at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Aug. 19. See you there!

An Evening With Star Trek’s Denise Crosby…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actress Denise Crosby. Denise is best known for her role as “Lieutenant Tasha Yar” on the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation. She’s also appeared in films like 48 Hours, Pet Sematary, and Jackie Brown. During the show she discussed the loyalty of Star Trek fans, being the granddaughter of Bing Crosby, appearing in Black Sabbath’s “No Stranger to Love” music video, and being part of the new season of the TV show Suits. See it now on USA Network!

During the rest of the show we spoke with Twitter Lori about Iron Maiden, discussed our favorite conspiracies theories, made plans to manufacture The Five Count breakfast cereal, and paid tribute to the late Art Neville. R.I.P. Poppa Funk!

An Evening With Enuff Z’Nuff’s Donnie Vie…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Donnie Vie. Donnie is best known as the former frontman for the band Enuff Z’Nuff. Known for hits like Fly High Michelle and New Thing, Donnie fronted Enuff Z’Nuff for nearly 30 years. During the show he discussed why he decided to leave Enuff Z’Nuff, overcoming addiction and recent health scares, and his new solo album Beautiful Things. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite music videos growing up, Ton complained about his recent experience at an Aerosmith concert, and we celebrated the 30th anniversary of “Weird Al” Yankovic’s film UHF. We’ve got it all on TFC!

An Evening With 311’s Aaron “P-Nut” Wills…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Aaron “P-Nut” Wills. P-Nut is best known as the bassist for the band 311. Known for hits like Down, All Mixed Up, and Love Song, 311 has been making music for more than 30 years. During the show he discussed what goes into preparing for their “311 Day” concerts, how things have evolved in the studio over the years, and the new 311 album Voyager. See them live at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth on July 7!

During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite films about gambling, Ton tried to spoil the new season of Stranger Things, and we played our favorite songs about “getting lucky” to commemorate episode #777 of The Five Count! Sadly, Ton was infected with toxic rat cancer from a snakebite soon after we signed off!

The Five Count’s 15-Year Anniversary – Live With MOLS…

This episode of The Five Count was our 15-year anniversary celebration! During the show we picked up our bats and continued to beat our dead horse into dust. We also received numerous phone calls from well-wishers, commemorated the 30th anniversary of Prince’s Batman soundtrack, and were treated to an in-studio performance by Mankato’s newest music sensation, MOLS! See MOLS at a rock ‘n’ roll venue near you!

An Evening With Mountain’s Corky Laing…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Corky Laing. Corky is the drummer for the band Mountain. Mountain is best known for hits like Mississippi Queen, The Animal Trainer and the Toad, and For Yasgur’s Farm. During the show he discussed how he wrote the song Mississippi Queen, hanging out in the recording studio with Jimi Hendrix, and his new book Letters to Sarah. Get your copy now!

During the rest of the show we paid tribute to Dr. John, discussed the upcoming maiden voyage of Titanic II, and Ton explained the current state of the U.S. space program. Apparently, it’ll be a while before we get our asses to Mars!

The Five Count’s Soul Train Aerobics…

During this installment of The Five Count we shed some pounds with the help of Richard Simmons, discussed today’s lack of R-rated films available in “censored” versions for the kids, and spoke with Tony Cornelius about The Soul Train Cruise 2020. You can bet your last money, it was a stone gas, honey!

The Five Count’s Dropkick Picnic…

During this edition of The Five Count we discussed Arnold Schwarzenegger getting dropkicked at the Arnold Classic, went on a picnic with Pac-Man, paid tribute to Doris Day and pro wrestler Silver King, and Dustin tried to explain to Ton who the Indigo Girls are. He is now closer to fine!

The Five Count Gets Funky For Mother’s Day…

We got funky for Mother’s Day for this installment of The Five Count. During the show we complained about how society assumes most men don’t do laundry and dishes, Dustin was shamed for the lack of beef in his diet, and we discussed the likelihood that Ton could be in your mom’s bedroom right now. He’s the Wayne Newton of public radio!