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.
John Oates Talks Inspiration, Music Roots, ‘Live in Nashville’, and The Good Road Band, Plus Songwriting Advice – Episode 518
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Oates joins Nancy to discuss his musical journey from Hall & Oates to his latest solo project ‘Live in Nashville’. Plus, John shares his creative projects and process during the pandemic and how Nashville, his life beyond music, including his love of history, have helped shape his work. And in our second segment, songwriting professor Billy Seidman fills us in on his book ‘The Elements of Song Craft’.
Jonas Myrin Talks Songwriting, Positivity, Collaboration and “Not Alone”, Plus New Virtual Opportunities – Episode 517
Grammy Award-winning songwriter and singer Jonas Myrin joins Nancy to discuss the inspiration behind his new debut single “Not Alone” and the importance of introspection and positivity in his work. Plus, Nancy talks about exploring and opening new doors virtually, including writing opportunities….
George Thorogood Talks Rock and Roll, Taking Charge of Your Health, and The Importance Ovarian Cancer Awareness and Research, Plus a Scriptwriting Opportunity to Create Change – Episode 516
“Bad to the Bone” veteran blues/rocker George Thorogood joins Nancy to discuss the Marla Thorogood Memorial Fund for Ovarian Cancer Research, and why taking charge of your health and reminding family and friends to do the same is so important. Plus, Nancy reviews an opportunity for screenwriters…
Kirsten and Matthew Scott Talk Musical Theater, Broadway Dreams, and ‘Rock of Ages,’ Plus Writing, Kids, and Gratitude Journals – Episode 515
Kirsten Scott and Matthew Scott join Nancy to discuss their acting and singing careers, their musical theater-driven journey and work with shows from ‘Jersey Boys’ to ‘Rock of Ages’, their new routines, and thoughts on Broadway’s safe comeback. Plus, the actors share their suggestions for children and young adults (and their parents) interested in the performing arts. And writer/columnist Bonnie Jean Feldkamp on how parents…
Barry Anderson and Rusty Mowery Talk Broadway, Musicals, ‘Jersey Boys’ and ‘Pretty Woman,’ Plus The Power of Virtual Dance – Episode 514
Actor/songwriter Barry Anderson and actor/choreographer Rusty Mowery join Nancy to discuss their Broadway-driven careers and work with ‘Jersey Boys’, ‘Kinky Boots’, and ‘Pretty Woman’, where they were when Broadway and London’s West End closed due to the pandemic, and more. Plus, women’s marketing expert, actress, author, and ballroom dancer Mary Lou Quinlan shares…
Micky Dolenz Talks Music, Monkees, Fishing, and ‘The Mike & Micky Show,’ Plus The Power of Simple Routines – Episode 513
Micky Dolenz joins Nancy to discuss his musical and acting journey from Circus Boy to The Monkees and beyond, the Laurel Canyon music days, and his latest adventures and projects including ‘The Monkees Live – The Mike & Micky Show,’ his new album with Mike Nesmith. Plus, Nancy reviews…