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.
Talking Music and The O’Jays with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Walter Williams Sr., Plus Disco Cruising with The Trammps Featuring Earl Young – Episode 481
Walter Williams, Sr. founding member of the legendary R & B group The O’Jays, (1:16) joins Nancy to discuss his musical journey, the group’s road
Talking Juggling, Guinness World Records, and Turning a Hobby Into a Career with Niels Duinker, Plus Tips For Better Practicing – Episode 480
Guinness World Record-holding juggler Niels Duinker joins Nancy to discuss his highly-specialized career and how his juggling hobby became a full-time, thriving, multidimensional business. And broadcast media expert and ventriloquism coach Gary Owen offers advice for making practice a habit while maximizing its potential to ignite success. And listen to this episode’s takeaway tip on how to get closer to reaching one of your goals.
Talking Dark Shadows, Multitasking, Novel Writing and ‘September Girl’ with Kathryn Leigh Scott – Episode 479
Actor, publisher, and writer Kathryn Leigh Scott joins Nancy for another dose of Halloween as they discuss the longstanding popularity of cult classic show Dark Shadows. Plus Kathryn shares the story behind her new novel September Girl, her strategy for balancing projects, and tips for book writing and jumpstarting your own fiction project.
Find out more about our segment sponsor Ultimate Disco Cruise.
And listen to this episode’s takeaway tip on productivity.
Talking Halloween, The Munsters and Cool Cars with Butch Patrick and a Little Holiday Humor – Episode 478
Butch Patrick joins Nancy for a special Halloween episode to discuss the legacy of the popular show The Munsters and his character Eddie Munster, his
Comedian Nate Bargatze joins Nancy to discuss his comedy journey, family influences, writing process, the power of Netflix, and upcoming Vegas show. (1:59)
Find out more about our segment sponsor Rock and Romance Cruise. (32:00)
And in our new segment Stand-Up Strategy, comedian and impressionist Terry Jones shares a life lesson he learned from comedy that can be applied to the real world. (32:20)
Plus a take away tip on the importance of analyzing feedback. (40:00)
Talking Rock and Roll and Recovery with Ricky Byrd and An Entertaining Destination Idea – Episode 476
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Byrd (Joan Jett and The Blackhearts) joins Nancy to discuss his music, sobriety, and the impact of his work and his album Clean Getaway in the recovery community and beyond. And in our Entertaining Destination segment: Why the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a “must visit” online and IRL. Plus, a take-away tip that could make an important difference.