Episode Archives

Loofahs, Cowgirls & Bootleg Nintendos…

During this edition of The Five Count we called-out a kiosk at the River Hills Mall for selling bootleg Nintendos, Ton told the story of how he had his heart broken by a woman who grew her own loofah, Dustin explained how the film The Human Tornado was based on his life, and we spoke to “The Singing Cowgirl” Lisa Murphy about her new album My Tribute to John Denver. Get your copy at her CD release show on Jan. 25 at Mully’s in Mankato!

The Five Count Remembers Rush’s Neil Peart…

During this episode of The Five Count we argued over which sandwich condiments are the best, spoke with local publisher James Mackey about CRAP magazine, and paid tribute to drummer Neil Peart. We played Rush’s All the World’s a Stage album in its entirety!

An Evening With KC And The Sunshine Band’s Harry Wayne Casey…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Harry Wayne Casey. Harry is best known as the frontman for KC and the Sunshine Band. Known for hits like That’s the Way (I Like It), (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty, I’m Your Boogie Man and Get Down Tonight, KC and the Sunshine Band has sold millions of albums over a career spanning nearly 50 years. During the show he discussed the influence his music has had on popular culture, the “death” of disco in the late ‘70s, and the upcoming Ultimate Disco Cruise. Get down tonight!

During the rest of the show we discussed the difficulties of adjusting to the new decade, Dustin explained the best ways to shoplift, and we marveled over the beauty of the 1993 Cadillac Allante. It’s one hell of an automobile!

The Five Count’s New Jack New Year’s…

This was a special “New Jack New Year’s” edition of The Five Count! During the show we discussed how the last 20 years all seem like the same decade, reminisced about our favorite music-compilation commercials growing up, and played all the hottest new jack jams. Never trust a big butt and a smile!

A Five Count Christmas 2019…

This was another beloved “A Five Count Christmas” edition of The Five Count. During the show we exchanged Christmas gifts, discussed which late-season cast additions ruined our favorite TV shows, argued over the best way to eat celery, and heard Christmas stories from Pac-Man and Ton’s yuletide BFF, Douglas Fir. As always, we spread copious amounts of cheer and goodwill toward men!

The Five Count’s 800th Show – 1-800-FIVE-COUNT…

This was the 800th episode of The Five Count! During the show we played our favorite phone-related tunes, Ton shared stories of his various over-the-phone romances, Dustin shared stories of his over-the-phone rivalry with singer Rockwell, and we explained why we would never replace Ton as co-host of The Five Count unless it was with a gay cosmonaut. The show was broadcast live from a busy call center!

A Chat With WWE’s Big E…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with WWE Superstar Big E. Big E is a former NXT Champion, WWE Intercontinental Champion, WWE Tag Team Champion, and WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champion. He’s currently a member of the tag team The New Day. See Big E and The New Day at WWE TLC at Target Center in Minneapolis this Sunday!

An Evening With Singer Anita Ward And The Wonder Years’ Danica McKellar…

This episode of The Five Count featured two exclusive interviews with two entertainment veterans. First we were joined by singer Anita Ward. Anita is best known for hits like Ring My Bell and Can’t Nobody Love Me Like You Do. She was also nomination for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance at the 1980 Grammy Awards. During the show she discussed the success of Ring My Bell, the possibility of recording new music, and her upcoming appearance on The Ultimate Disco Cruise. It sets sail in 2020!

Next we were joined by actress Danica McKellar. Danica is best known for her role as “Winnie Cooper” on the TV show The Wonder Years. She’s also appeared on TV shows like How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory, The West Wing, and has published several books about math. During the show she discussed how she started writing math books, her memories of making the film Camp Cucamonga, and working with Dolly Parton on her new film Christmas At Dollywood. Check it out on The Hallmark Channel!

During the rest of the show we discussed the new Prince box set, the changes to the cheese chilitos at Zanz over the years, which holidays Ernest P. Worrell needs to save, and Ton’s numerous appearances on The People’s Court. He once got into a fight with Rusty the Bailiff!

An Evening With The Commodores’ William King…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with musician William King. William is best known as a founder and member of the group The Commodores. Known for hits like Easy, Brick House, and Nightshift, The Commodores have sold more than 75 million albums worldwide and are members of the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. During the show he discussed the longevity of the group, whether or not he thinks a reunion with Lionel Richie will ever happen, and The Commodores’ upcoming appearance on The Ultimate Disco Cruise! Book your cabins today!

During the rest of the show we discussed the benefits of being a huge Godsmack fan, explained why Die Hard is definitely a Christmas movie, and argued over which team is best for Tecmo Super Bowl. Ton asserted his dominance by aggressively doing the Icky Shuffle!

The Five Count Hypnotizes Mr. Ed For Thanksgiving…

During this installment of The Five Count we discussed bathing with Robocop, heard from a woman from Russia who wants to be romantically-involved with Ton, reminisced about our favorite slot car tracks, learned valuable lessons from Mr. Ed, and hypnotized the listeners into curbing their appetites. Happy Thanksgiving!