Entertaining Insights

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.

P.J. Pacifico Talks Music, Songwriting and Television, and The Power of Creative Shifts, Plus Documentary Filmmaker Chris Hudson Zooms In On The Andy Griffith Show – Episode 554

Singer and songwriter P.J. Pacifico joins Nancy to talk about his music journey, writing music for television, performing, and returning to his solo roots with “Every Little Heartbreak.” P.J. and Nancy also discuss the process of writing for others and its positive impact on developing skillsets. Plus, Chris Hudson discusses his documentary The Mayberry Effect.

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Jeff Sherman Talks Disney Music, The Sherman Brothers, Family Memories and Creativity, Plus Kim Thomas on Tips for Disney World Visits – Episode 553

Jeff Sherman joins Nancy to discuss growing up surrounded by the legendary music of his father and uncle, The Sherman Brothers, and the world of Disney movies and music. Plus, Disney fan and Disney World frequent visitor Kim Thomas shares her tips and insights for maximizing your visits to the Magic Kingdom and beyond.

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The Hobbs Sisters Talk Music, Collaboration, Nashville, and Twins, Plus Nancy Visits the Country Music Hall of Fame – Episode 552

The Hobbs Sisters join Nancy to discuss their music journey, negotiating and navigating a career as a duo and with a twin, and their debut album ‘Turn It Up.’ And Nancy reviews her visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Samantha Strauss Talks Television Writing, Her Showtime Series ‘The End’, and Tips for Writers, Plus Cathy Sikorski on Elder Law and Family Conversations – Episode 551

Television and film writer Samantha Strauss joins Nancy to discuss her writing career, the backstory and inspiration behind the new Showtime series ‘The End’, and the power of television in creating important conversations. In the second segment, author and elder law attorney Cathy Sikorski talks about important family and legal discussions and her upcoming book.

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Livingston Taylor Talks Music, Performance, and Being Back on The Road, Plus Mary Lou Quinlan on Social Interactions and Bouncing Back – Episode 550

Singer, songwriter, and professor Livingston Taylor joins Nancy to discuss creativity, performance, stepping back into tour mode, and the power of live interactions. In the second segment, New York Times bestselling author, actress, and marketing expert Mary Lou Quinlan and Nancy review challenges, changes, hits and misses as we return to our more social selves.

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Kathy Kinney Talks Creativity, Crafting, Confidence, Mimi, and The Drew Carey Show, Plus Cindy Ratzlaff on Loss, Coping, and The Power of Small Steps – Episode 549

Actress, producer, and creator Kathy Kinney joins Nancy to discuss creative projects and life lessons during the pandemic, choosing to live a creative life, finding confidence, portraying Mimi on The Drew Carey Show, going for makeovers with Tammy Faye Bakker, and her Mrs. P and Queen of Your Own Life projects. And author, marketing executive, and book publishing veteran Cindy Ratzlaff…

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