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.
Emmy Award winner Alan Zweibel joins Nancy to discuss his incredible comedy journey from teenage joke writer to legendary television comedy writer (Saturday Night Live, It’s Garry Shandling’s Show, Curb Your Enthusiasm), screenwriter, and best-selling author, his new memoir Laugh Lines, and life lessons from decades of comedy collaboration.
Plus, Nancy shares her magazine humor column on RV travel which has her rethinking everything…
Paul Petersen Talks ‘The Donna Reed Show’, Growing Up in Hollywood, and Child Advocacy – Episode 498
Actor and child advocate Paul Petersen joins Nancy to discuss Hollywood, his childhood role on the iconic sitcom ‘The Donna Reed Show’, his latest book, and his work to protect children in the arts. Plus, Nancy…
Tammy Pescatelli Talks Comedy Specials, Life Stages, and Success, Plus Expert Advice for Performers and Venues – Episode 497
Comedy veteran Tammy Pescatelli joins Nancy to discuss her career journey, new solo special Tammy Pescatelli’s Way After School Special, Showtime’s More Funny Women of a Certain Age, the changing face of comedy and..
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.