Episode Archives

An Evening With Ten Years After’s Ric Lee…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with drummer Ric Lee. Ric is best known as the drummer for the band Ten Years After. Known for hits like Love Like a Man, Baby Won’t You Let Me Rock ‘n Roll You and I’d Love to Change the World, Ten Years After has been making music for more than 55 years. During the show he discussed the latest Ten Years After album finally being released in The States, what it was like playing at Woodstock, and his new book “From Headstocks to Woodstock.” Get your copy now!

During the rest of the show we discussed why people don’t own enough hot tubs, Ton received a phone call from former Minnesota Twins catcher Brian Harper, and we paid tribute to Five Count alumnus Prince Markie Dee. R.I.P. Markie Dee!

An Evening With King Diamond’s Andy LaRocque…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with guitarist Andy LaRocque. Andy is best known as the guitarist for King Diamond. He’s also played with bands like Death, At the Gates and Dimmu Borgir. During the show he discussed how he developed his playing style, producing other bands at his Sonic Train Studios, and recording the new King Diamond album The Institute. Look for it soon!

During the rest of the show we discussed our recent experience teaching a college course on podcasting, decided which ‘80s sitcoms we wish we could make cameos on, and planned a trip to New Ulm to rent out the theater. The Five Count Film Fest is in the works!

An Evening With FUBAR’s Terry Cahill…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor David Lawrence. David is best known for his role as “Terry Cahill” in the films Fubar and Fubar 2. He also portrayed the character on the TV shows Fubar: Age of Computer and Trailer Park Boys: Jail. During the show he discussed what it was like being followed by a camera crew for Fubar, being in jail with the Trailer Park Boys, and what Canadian metal bands are the best. Give’r!

During the rest of the show we paid tribute to Five Count Alumnus Mary Wilson, Dustin explained why he regrets going to Brown College, and we discussed which professional wrestlers we would like as our valentines. Happy Valentine’s Day!

An Evening With NRBQ’s Terry Adams…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with musician Terry Adams. Terry is best known as the founder and frontman for the band NRBQ. In addition to releasing numerous albums dating back to the mid-‘60s, the band has also appeared in films like Day of the Dead, Shakes the Clown and 28 Days. During the show he discussed the longevity of the band, how NRBQ wound up recording with Capt. Lou Albano, and what you can expect from the band in the near future! There’s always something in the works with NRBQ!

During the rest of the show we played NRBQ’s Lou and the Q album in its entirety, discussed Ton’s love for exotic old-person candies, and paid tribute to Saved by the Bell’s Dustin Diamond. R.I.P. Screech!

The Five Count’s 12th Annual Princemas Celebration…

This episode of The Five Count was our 12th Annual Princemas Celebration! During the show we played our favorite Prince “vault tracks” from the recently-released Prince deluxe albums, gorged on birthday cake from Lush Cakes in Waseca, MN, and Dustin opened birthday presents from Ton! He got his very own M.C. Hammer doll!

A Chat With Roseanne & The Conners’ Lecy Goranson…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actress Lecy Goranson. Lecy is best known for her role as “Becky Conner” on the TV shows Roseanne and The Conners. She’s also appeared in films like Boys Don’t Cry, How to Make an American Quilt, and TV shows like Sex and the City and Inside Amy Schumer. See her in the new season of The Conners on ABC on Wednesday nights!

An Evening With Catbath’s Travis Franklin…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with musician Travis Franklin. Travis is best known as the singer and guitarist for the band Catbath. Hailing from Minneapolis, MN, Catbath has been shredding furniture with their power-hooky grunge since the early 2010s. During the show he discussed recent changes in the band, recording new songs for an upcoming album, and their latest album Table Scraps. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we discussed hiring AC/DC to play at our birthday parties, said hurtful things to Ton’s Siri, and tried to convince area-bands to let us record 7” split albums with them. We’ll take the B-sides!

The Five Count’s Descent Into Madness…

During this edition of The Five Count we continued our slow descent into madness, discussed whether or not you can still enjoy films like Revenge of the Nerds today, and Ton contemplated buying a hammock. It will most likely be a banana hammock!

The Five Count Goes Mormon…

During this episode of The Five Count we discussed opening our own video rental store after the announcement Family Video was going out of business, explained why storming the U.S. Capital is a bad idea, and we learned about the joys of Mormonism. Ton was a Latter-day Saint by show’s end!

The Five Count Is Still Alive…

This was the first episode of The Five Count for 2021! During the show we rejoiced in the fact that we survived the year 2020, Ton complained about how tough it is to find a quality pair of mittens, and we paid tribute to Five Count Alumni Luke Harper, Dawn Wells and Adolfo “Shabba Doo” Quinones. The year 2020 was a rough one!