Specialty Shows

When There’s No More Room In Heaven (Dead Horse Rewind)

It’s been a while, so we’ve decided to head to The Five Count Vault for another Dead Horse Rewind! This show is from April 11, 2009 and was a special Easter edition of The Five Count. We played inspirational music and praised the name of Ton, who many people believe is the real son of God. The Arbitron spikes used to nail Ton to the cross were pulled out and used to make great radio. Ton-men!

An Evening With Friday The 13th’s Kane Hodder…

This installment of The Five Count was a special Valentine’s Day show. We were joined for an exclusive interview with the most romantic guest we could think of, actor Kane Hodder. Kane is best known for portraying “Jason Voorhees” in the films Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday, and Jason X. He’s also appeared in films like Wishmaster, Lone Wolf McQuade, Waxwork, Demolition Man, and Hatchet IIII. During the show he discussed his desire to play the role of “Jason Voorhees” again, the evolution of the stuntman, and his new film Victor Crowley. Luckily, no one was killed during the interview!

During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite romantic movies, Ton explained why everyone should love the Olympics, and we played a batch of loin-warming love songs. Happy Valentine’s Day from your favorite radio hunks!

The Five Count’s Ninth Annual Princemas Celebration – An Evening With fDELUXE-The Family’s St. Paul Peterson…

This edition of The Five Count was our ninth-annual Princemas celebration! The show featured an exclusive interview with St. Paul Peterson. Paul is best known as a former member the Prince-assembled bands The Time and The Family. In addition to playing with the likes of The Steve Miller Band, Kenny Loggins, and Peter Frampton, he currently plays with his new band fDELUXE. During the show he discussed being involved in the early days of the Minneapolis Sound, his decision to part ways with Prince, and his upcoming fDELUXE shows at the Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis. See them live on Jan. 31!

During the rest of the show we discussed the origins of Princemas, spoke with Mike the Aussie about his love of INXS, and devised a plan to fill Ton’s casket with Coca-Cola and Mentos. Merry Princemas!


The Five Count’s 700th Show – An Evening With The Simpsons’ Nancy Cartwright…

This episode of The Five Count was our 700th episode! It featured an exclusive interview with voice-actor Nancy Cartwright. Nancy is best known as the voice of “Bart Simpson” on the TV show The Simpsons. She’s also worked on shows like Rugrats, Animaniacs, The Critic, Pound Puppies, and Alvin and the Chimpunks. During the show she discussed her early days in animation, the longevity and future of The Simpsons, and her new film In Search of Fellini. Afterward, we did The Bartman!

During the rest of the show we discussed which famous people we’d like to invite to a celebratory episode 700 dinner, Ton explained his excitement for the Minnesota Vikings’ upcoming Super Bowl victory, and we payed tribute to Five Count alumnus “Fast” Eddie Clarke. Here’s to another 700!

Happy New (Wave) Year From The Five Count…

During the final edition of The Five Count for 2017 we reflected on our achievements over the past year, Ton discussed the best oil brands and proper idle times for cold weather driving, we regretted missing Crazy Town performing in Mankato at the same time as The Five Count, and played our favorite new wave jams! Smell ya next year!

A Five Count Christmas 2017…

This was another “A Five Count Christmas” edition of The Five Count. During the show we discussed our favorite holiday foods, spoke with Predator about the true meaning of Christmas, tried to figure out why the Three Wise Men gave Baby Jesus so many lousy gifts, and sang our favorite Christmas carols with Rainbow Brite. Happy Holidays, gentle listeners!

The Five Count Celebrates Princemas Eve…

We celebrated Princemas Eve for this installment of The Five Count! During the show we played some of our favorite Princemas carols, discussed our favorite venues to see live music, Ton explained which social settings call for banana hammocks, and we spoke with Duane Tudahl, Prince expert and author of the book “Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions: 1983 and 1984.” No Prince fan should be without it!

The Five Count Gon’ Give It To Ya…

During this episode of The Five Count we discussed the dangers of getting your head caught in a popcorn popper, Dustin complained about how lousy his Thanksgiving was, Ton explained the proper way to prepare Thanksgiving leftovers, and we paid tribute to AC/DC’s Malcolm Young. We salute you!

The Five Count Halloween 2017…

This installment of The Five Count was our annual Halloween Spooktacular! During the show we discussed our favorite invisible men, explained the pros and cons of using candy corn in sexual situations, and tried our darnedest to rake in pledge drive dollars for our host station, KMSU-Mankato. Happy Halloween!

The Five Count Remembers Tom Petty…

During this episode of The Five Count we payed tribute to the late Tom Petty, Dustin described his recent experience at a Hanson concert, Ton explained how he can give people genital warts with his guitar solos, and we discussed in great detail why some men sit down when they pee. Apparently, it happens more often than you’d think. Wipe the seat!