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This installment of The Five Count was Ton’s special birthday tribute to his mother. During the show Ton played all his mother’s favorite songs, shared stories about growing up and hanging out in beauty parlors, we discussed the pros and cons of Teddy Ruxpin, and Dustin tried hard to find a way to marry into Ton’s family. Love is in…

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This was our special “Tribute to America” show featuring the music of America’s greatest export, Rocky IV. During the show we quoted our favorite lines from the film, Ton broke out into his own training montage, and we explained why we think the True Punks should be considered amongst the “Founding Fathers” of our country. Yo, Southern Minnesota! We did…

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This edition of The Five Count was one of those rare instances where Ton went solo. During the show Ton warned the listeners of the dangers of fire ants, broke the news that Dustin was left in traction after a lawn care accident, and explained the intricate process of replacing human body parts with those of barnyard animals. As soon…

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This was a special Father’s Day edition of The Five Count. In honor of fathers everywhere, we played the music of everyone’s favorite fatherly troubadour, Burl Ives. During the show we discussed Burl’s comeback into the mainstream, Ton talked about punching bears in the face, and Dustin shared stories about growing up with his father, Wayne Newton. Another great Father’s…

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This was the special “Six Years of Five Count” anniversary show. It was a star-studded affair, complete with a live performance by The Five Count House Band. During the show we discussed the amazing fact that we’re still on the air after six years and chatted on the phone with our old friends Vomix, Randy “Macho Man” Savage, and Al’s…

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The Five Count’s anniversary is coming up fast, so we’ve decided (against our better judgement) to open up the vaults and dig up the very first episode of The Five Count. The show took place on June 12, 2004. Technical difficulties kept anyone from hearing it properly because the program affectionately known as Overnight Jazz played over the top of…

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This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Kyle Gass. Kyle is one half of the greatest band in the world, Tenacious D. He’s also an actor, appearing is films like Elf, Shallow Hal, The Cable Guy, and Tenacious D and the Pick of Destiny. During the show he discussed the harsh mistress known as Hollywood, told…

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During this installment of The Five Count we grieved over the recent rash of celebrity deaths, The Dirty Birds discussed the best way to hunt bears in an urban setting, and Ton shared a story about Dustin stalking the general manager. Hear it here… [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Check The Playlist Artwork by Nora Myers of The…

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This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Michael Bower. Michael is best known as “Donkeylips” from the classic Nickelodeon show Salute Your Shorts. He has also appeared in such films as Dude, Where’s My Car?, The Willies, and numerous TV shows. During the show, Michael discussed what it was like working for Nickelodeon, the trials and…

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During this installment of The Five Count we discussed the trials and tribulations of being a megastar while at the grocery store, getting kicked out of the YMCA, and Ton told us all how things would be different if he were running “The Maverick Radio Network” instead of KMSU. He’s a dreamer. Listen again here… [Audio clip: view full post…