the b-52’s

An Evening With The Meteor Man’s Robert Townsend…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actor/comedian Robert Townsend. Robert is best known for directing and starring in films like Hollywood Shuffle, The Five Heartbeats, and The Meteor Man. He also directed the film Eddie Murphy Raw and starred in the TV show The Parent ‘Hood. During the show he discussed his thoughts on Hollywood’s portrayal of black actors, his film The Meteor Man paving the way for the success of films like Black Panther, and his new documentary Making The Five Heartbeats. See it in theaters Aug. 27!

During the rest of the show we discussed the pros and cons of going to high school reunions, celebrated the 20-year anniversary of Godsmack’s debut album, and gave away tickets to see Boy George & The B-52’s at the Minnesota State Fair. Next to The Five Count, it’s the other great Minnesota get-together!

An Evening With The B-52’s Cindy Wilson…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with singer Cindy Wilson. Cindy is best known as a member of the band The B-52’s. Known for hits like Rock Lobster, Roam, and Love Shack, The B-52’s have been making music for more than 40 years. During the show Cindy discussed her current work with The B-52’s, what it’s like touring with her solo band in more intimate venues, and her new solo album Change. Find it now on Kill Rock Stars Records!

During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite TV shows from 1992, argued about the logistics of Pizza Hut’s BOOK IT! program, and Ton described his plan to sell his house and leave his family so he can devote more time to the show. It’s about time!