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.
Nicky Paris Talks Comedy Opportunities, Success, and ‘Daddy Issues’, Plus Beginning Creative Projects in Challenging Times – Episode 496
Comedian Nicky Paris joins Nancy to discuss his comedy strategy and multifaceted career from stand-up stage and television to podcast personality and co-host on Daddy Issues with Dean McDermott and Adam Hunter. Plus Nancy reviews the pressures of beginning projects during difficult times and…
Nancy remembers country music icon Kenny Rogers (August 21, 1938 – March 20, 2020) and shares her 2015 conversation with the legend when he joined her on the podcast to discuss his farewell tour, new album, Grammy Award-winning career, collaborations, and happiness.
When it comes to music, Rogers told Nancy, “You need to…
Carole Montgomery Talks Great Comedy, Women in Stand-Up, and ‘More Funny Women Of A Certain Age,’ Plus A Brilliant Las Vegas Destination – Episode 494
Comedian and producer Carole Montgomery joins Nancy to discuss her new Showtime special More Funny Women of a Certain Age, the power and support of women in comedy, confronting ageism in entertainment, and highlighting the talent of others. Plus Nancy talks with Patrick Hughes, CEO and President of the Fremont Street Experience, about the immersive entertainment experience that is lighting up downtown Las Vegas.
Talking Authenticity, Career Journeys, and Creative Success with Music Executive Cory B. Savage – Episode 493
Cory B. Savage joins Nancy to discuss his atypical career journey and new role as CEO of new record label One Vision Music Group, the power of developing skillsets, the importance of brand strategy, and how authenticity can build the best artists.
Plus Nancy talks with custom guitar builder Ron Mason…
R&B hitmaker Johnny Gill joins Nancy to discuss the inspiration behind his music and latest album Game Changer II, his debut single “Soul of a Woman” and the music video with Tiffany Haddish. And Gill reveals whether we can expect a New Edition reunion. Plus, a screenwriting opportunity from The Writers Lab.
Emmy Award-winning comedy writer and producer Mike Reiss joins Nancy to discuss his career journey including decades with ‘The Simpsons,’ his books, advice for writers in a competitive industry, and upcoming appearance at the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop.