Podcast

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.

Firerose Talks Music, Collaboration, and Recording with Billy Ray Cyrus, Plus Donna Cavanagh on Writing a Children’s Beach Read – Episode 569

Firerose joins Nancy to talk about her music journey, the power of collaboration, working with Billy Ray Cyrus, and the inspiration behind her new single “All Figured Out.” Plus, Nancy discusses writing, family and beach influences, and the new children’s book Ramo to the Rescue with author and publisher Donna Cavanagh.

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Todd Hoffman and Hunter Hoffman Talk Family, Mining, and Hoffman Family Gold, Plus Neal Hitch on Capturing The History of Woodstock – Episode 568

Discovery Channel Gold Rush stars Todd Hoffman and Hunter Hoffman join Nancy to talk about their new show ‘Hoffman Family Gold’, the family mission that drove their journey, Jack Hoffman, legacies and family friction, the Alaska fox, determination, and making dreams come true. In the second segment, Nancy discusses the power of Woodstock and storytelling with Neal Hitch, Senior Curator for the Museum at Bethel Woods.

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Tom Papa Talks Stand-Up, Writing, Headlining Vegas, and Comedy Multitasking, Plus Nancy’s Latest Humor Column – Episode 567

Tom Papa joins Nancy to talk about his creative process, stand-up life, and writing and creating your own material and opportunities. Plus, Tom discusses comedy today, his next Netflix special and headlining Wynn Las Vegas. And Nancy dives into kitchen junk drawers via her latest magazine humor column.

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Kent LaVoie Talks Lobo, Songwriting, and Me and You and A Dog Named Boo, Plus Lian Dolan on Novels and Lost and Found in Paris – Episode 566

Kent LaVoie, best known as singer/songwriter Lobo, joins Nancy to talk about his music career, writing love songs, his hit songs including “Me and You and A Dog Named Boo,” and the importance of believability in songs. Plus, Nancy discusses writing, deadlines, book deals, and the novel Lost and Found in Paris with the author—Lian Dolan.

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Marsha Mason Talks Acting, Directing, Attitude, and Mentoring, Plus Brad Forenza on Plays and Podcasts – Episode 565

Golden Globe winner and four-time Oscar nominee Marsha Mason (The Goodbye Girl, Chapter Two, Only When I Laugh) joins Nancy to talk about her acting and directing career, moving between theater, film, and television, and living a creative life. Plus, in the second segment, Nancy discusses plays and podcasts with actor, writer, and Around The Sun audio drama podcast founder Brad Forenza.

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Alya Talks Music, Storytelling, and Philanthropy, Plus Craig Carlson on Pancakes with Emily in Paris – Episode 564

Singer, songwriter, philanthropist, and journalist Alya Michelson joins Nancy to talk about her music, career journey, immigration from Russia, and creating positive change in the world.
And Nancy discusses the Netflix series ‘Emily in Paris’ with Breakfast in America restauranteur Craig Carlson, whose restaurant was part of Season 2 of the popular series.

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