Anniversary

The Five Count’s 17-Year Anniversary – An Evening With Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure’s Mark Holton…

This “17-year anniversary” edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor Mark Holton. Mark is best known for his role as “Francis Buxton” in the film Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure. He’s also appeared in films like Teen Wolf, Leprechaun, Gacy, Little Giants, A League of Their Own and The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! During the show he discussed his memories of working on Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, his decision to get back into acting, and how he felt when he realized the impact he had on people’s childhoods. You can find Mark on his website and Cameo!

During the rest of the show we received well-wishes from the listeners, discussed why the anniversary shows have become more intimate over the years, and observed the 10-year anniversary of the downfall of The Five Count House Band. Thanks for sticking with us all these years!

The Five Count’s 16-Year Anniversary – An Evening With Whitesnake’s David Coverdale…

This “16-year anniversary” edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with David Coverdale. David is best known as the founder and singer for the band Whitesnake. Known for hits like Fool for Your Loving, Here I Go Again and Still of the Night, Whitesnake has been releasing albums for more than 40 years. During the show he discussed the 35th anniversary of Whitesnake’s Slide It In album, what touring might be like going forward in today’s climate, and the new Whitesnake album The Rock Album. Get your copy now!

During the rest of the show we looked back on the last 16 years, read a letter we received from Bill Gates, Ton reminisced about sunbathing with his aunts in the late ‘80s, and we played some of our favorite anniversary songs. Here’s to another 16 years!

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!

The Five Count’s 15-Year Anniversary – Live With MOLS…

This episode of The Five Count was our 15-year anniversary celebration! During the show we picked up our bats and continued to beat our dead horse into dust. We also received numerous phone calls from well-wishers, commemorated the 30th anniversary of Prince’s Batman soundtrack, and were treated to an in-studio performance by Mankato’s newest music sensation, MOLS! See MOLS at a rock ‘n’ roll venue near you!

The Five Count’s 14-Year Anniversary…

This episode of The Five Count was our 14-year anniversary celebration! During the show we looked back fondly over the last 14 years, played our favorite dad songs for Father’s Day, read pro wrestling magazines from the late ‘90s, and unearthed some exclusive interviews we conducted with The Beatles and Burt Reynolds. We found them in an old box in Ton’s attic!

The Five Count’s Eight-Year Anniversary – An Evening With Krokus’ Marc Storace & #sexjail Live…

This installment of The Five Count was a special two-hour celebration of our eight-year anniversary! The first hour of the show featured an exclusive interview with Marc Storace. Marc is best known as the singer for the band Krokus. Hailing from Switzerland, Krokus is known for hits like Screaming in the NightMidnight Maniac, and Headhunter. During the show he discussed how he got his start, explained why he didn’t leave Krokus to join AC/DC, and told us Krokus is back and better than ever. We believe him!

The second hour of the anniversary show featured a live, in-studio performance by the band #sexjail! Dressed in sequined robes and sandals with socks, #sexjail blasted their way through a blistering set of all your favorites, comprised mostly of DMX covers. They also penned some heart-wrenching love ballads for Ton. No less than 30 gallons of Kwikade were consumed. Thanks everyone for helping us celebrate!

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The Five Count’s Four-Year Anniversary…

This was our special four-year anniversary edition of The Five Count! The show featured an unrehearsed, train-wrecking performance from The Five Count House Band. When the band wasn’t busy tearing it up, we took a few calls from some well-wishers and talked in great detail about Ton’s beard. He looks like ZZ Top!

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The Five Count’s Three-Year Anniversary…

This was the third anniversary of The Five Count! All sorts of “regulars” and “semi-regulars” showed up to help us celebrate during this three-hour show. We also had a blistering 90-minute set from The Five Count House Band. They aren’t the best, but they mean well. We’ll see if we can’t make it another year with this thing!

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The Five Count House Band

The Five Count’s Two-Year Anniversary…

This was the second anniversary of The Five Count! It was also an unnecessary amount of The Five Count, clocking in at more than five hours! When not making sophomoric jokes and reminiscing about the last two years, The Five Count House Band (backed up by The Five Countettes) played live in studio and ripped through all your old favorites. Thanks everyone for sticking with us the last two years!

Dustin Wilmes

Juston “Ton” Cline