Entertaining Insights (formerly Whine At 9) is the podcast that highlights life lessons, laughs, and entertainment. Join host Dr. Nancy Berk and her celebrity and expert guests as they discuss their fascinating journeys and insights. Nancy’s ability to build genuine conversations with showbiz icons has made her show a popular landing place for Oscar, Grammy, and Emmy Award winners and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers. Packed with powerful advice, simple suggestions, and a dose of humor, Entertaining Insights will help you create your most positive, fun, and productive to-do lists.
Check out and listen to recent episodes below.
Justin Hayward Talks Windsor Castle, Moody Blues Memories, and Nights In White Satin’s New Close-Up – Episode 585
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Justin Hayward joins Nancy to talk about his recent visit to Windsor Castle where he received an OBE for his contribution to the arts, sharing the day with his grandson, and the details and meaning of the investiture experience. Plus, Nancy and Justin discuss the 1972 Moody Blues hit “Nights in White Satin” (written and composed by Hayward) and its recent audio close-up in the 2023 Chanel campaign for its fragrance Bleu de Chanel starring actor Timothée Chalamet and why the classic song continues to capture and intrigue listeners.
Taylor Hicks Talks American Idol, New Music, Weddings, Acting, and Creative Opportunities – Episode 584
Taylor Hicks joins Nancy to talk about his 2006 American Idol win, life beyond the popular show, his Grand Ole Opry debut, new single “Teach Me to Dance” and upcoming album. Plus, Taylor discusses his career in show business and why he never says “no” to great creative opportunities.
Annette O’Toole joins Nancy to talk about her her role as Hope McCrea in the hit series Virgin River, her creative career from early years as a teen actor appearing in Gunsmoke and portraying David Cassidy’s love interest in The Partridge Family to her adult career in feature films like Superman III and series like Smallville, and her continued love of acting and the theater. Plus, Annette discusses collaborating with husband Michael Mckean.
Don Felder Talks Garage Bands, Music Obsession, Competition, and Hotel California: The 2017 Interview – Encore Episode 582
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Don Felder joined Nancy in 2017 to talk about his music journey from the early years in Gainesville with Stephen Stills and Tom Petty and battle of the bands with the Allmans, to his time with the Eagles, solo projects, and collaboration with other bands like Styx. Plus, Felder discusses how his love for making music has driven his world.
Wynonna Judd and Cactus Moser Talk Music, Love, Relationships, and Inspiration: The 2016 Interview – Encore Episode 581
Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Wynonna Judd and CMA-winning musician Cactus Moser joined Nancy in 2016 to talk about their marriage, creative process, and the story behind their music.
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Talk Relationships, Rock, Creativity and Collaboration: The 2015 Interview – Encore Episode 580
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and power couple Pat Benatar and Neil Geraldo joined Nancy in 2015 to talk about their relationship and rock journey, music projects, and the synergy and individuality within their work.