This edition of The Five Count doubled as Ton’s bachelor party. During the show we played all our favorite songs about girls, discussed building a Ton robot like the film Weird Science, reminisced about all the women who have come through The Five Count studios over the years, and mourned the loss of our female demographic now that Ton is off the market. Sorry, ladies!
This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor Corey Feldman. Corey is best known for starring in films like The Goonies, Stand By Me, The Lost Boys, License to Drive, and Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter. He’s also released several albums, including his latest one Angelic 2 the Core. During the show he discussed how his music career began, the process of recording his latest album, and the prospects of a Goonies sequel. Goonies never die!
During the rest of the show we told the story of how Ton died from mixing Pop Rocks and Coca-Cola in the early ’90s, discussed how much better the films released in the summer of 1986 are than the films now, Ton voiced his displeasure for actor Jason Statham, and we paid tribute to the late Gene Wilder. Good day, sir!
This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actress Charlotte Stewart. Charlotte is best known for her roles as “Miss Beadle” on Little House on the Prairie and “Betty Briggs” on Twin Peaks. She’s also appeared in films like Eraserhead, Human Highway, Tremors, Slums of Beverly Hills, and Speedway with Elvis Presley. During the show she discussed her time on Little House on the Prairie, her memories of filming Human Highway with Neil Young and Devo, and her new book Little House in the Hollywood Hills: A Bad Girl’s Guide to Becoming Miss Beadle, Mary X, and Me. It’s available at bookstores now!
During the rest of the show we yelled at the Minnesota Vikings for making us late to the show, reminisced about the Kiss concert we recently attended, discussed the reasons Ton took a lengthy sabbatical from The Five Count 10 years ago, spoke with the proprietor of Denver Bikram Yoga, and celebrated Ton’s birthday by drinking Ecto Cooler and playing all his favorite dance songs. Happy Birthday Ton!
During this episode of The Five Count we battled severe weather and packs of angry dogs, tried to decide what movie Ton went to see 10 years ago instead of doing the show, discussed whose early death benefited their music career the most, explained the dangers of Pokémon Go, and played our favorite songs about dogs. It was audio Rude Dog!
During this patriotic edition of The Five Count we shot off fireworks, told stories about playing ninjas at the Valley Green Square Mall in Le Sueur, Minn., discussed why Ton has a hook where his wiener should be, tried to figure out if Mark Slaughter of Slaughter was still alive, and celebrated Independence Day with the help of Sgt. Slaughter. You gotta love your country!
It’s been a while since we’ve opened up the audio vaults at The Five Count headquarters. To hold you over until the new show this Saturday, please enjoy this blast from the past. This episode of The Five Count is from Oct. 6, 2007. During this episode, with a little help from the Peters Brothers, we discussed the “Truth About Rock.” The Five Count is usually all about fun and games, but for this show we discussed the dangers of today’s secular music. The Peters Brothers examined the lives of rock stars, the lyrics in today’s popular rock songs, and the deadly craze of backward-masking. We think a show like this was long overdue in Southern Minnesota and we hope it was eye-opening for everyone who heard it. Burn your records!
This was the special 12-year anniversary edition of The Five Count! During the episode we reflected on the past 12 years, discussed where we should go for the next 12 years, broke up fights between little kids who tried to eat each others brains, paid tribute to the late Muhammad Ali, and gave away tickets to see The Claypool Lennon Delirium at Skyway Theatre in Minneapolis. Thanks for sticking with The Five Count all these years!
This was our special “Scream Queen” edition of The Five Count. We were joined by actress Laurene Landon. Laurene has appeared in numerous films over the years including …All the Marbles, The Stuff, Roller Boogie, and Maniac Cop I & II. During the show she discussed her beginnings in showbiz, her favorite roles over the years, and the time she was trained to wrestle by the legendary Mildred Burke. Laurene can hold her own for sure!
After that we were joined by actress Kelli Maroney. Kelli is best known for starring in films like Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Night of the Comet, Chopping Mall, and Not of This Earth. She’s also appeared in TV shows like Ryan’s Hope, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, and True Blood. During the show she discussed her early days in the business, the iconic roles she played over the years, and her thoughts on being known as a scream queen. It was a scream queen extravaganza on The Five Count!
This was a special Memorial Day edition of The Five Count. We used the occasion to pay our respects to two fallen icons. First we paid tribute to former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza. As part of our favorite Megadeth lineup, Nick played drums on the albums Rust in Peace, Countdown to Extinction, Youthanasia, and Cryptic Writings. We also took a trip to Tromaville to pay our respects to actor Joe Fleishaker. We are big fans of the Troma Entertainment film company and Joe has appeared in numerous Troma films including Troma’s War, Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead, Terror Firmer, Tromeo and Juliet, Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D., and The Toxic Avenger Part II-IV. Hopefully the tribute shows will slow down for the rest of the year. Happy Memorial Day!