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.
Talking Storytelling and ‘Work In Progress’ with Abby McEnany, Plus Tips for Breaking Into Entertainment in Your Hometown – Episode 484
Improv favorite Abby McEnany joins Nancy to discuss her new Showtime series ‘Work in Progress’, sharing her very personal story and struggles onscreen, and the importance of creating a dialogue for learning. And Dawn Keezer, director of the Pittsburgh Film Office offers advice on how to get involved in…
Talking Christmas, Creativity, Inspiration and Empty Nest with Amy Grant, Plus Holiday Card Humor – Episode 483
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Amy Grant joins Nancy to discuss her Christmas music, creative growth and finding inspiration in reconnecting with yourself. Plus, Nancy adds a little holiday humor with her take on greeting cards…
Talking ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ and ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ with David Newell, Plus Tips for Visiting Fred Rogers’ Hometown – Episode 482
Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’s David Newell joins Nancy to discuss his role as speedy delivery man Mr. McFeely, his friend, star and show creator Fred Rogers, and the new feature film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.
Also, Chris Rodell, author of Growing Up in the REAL Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, offers travel suggestions if you’re heading to Mister Rogers hometown of Latrobe, PA .
Talking Music and The O’Jays with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Walter Williams Sr., Plus Disco Cruising with The Trammps Featuring Earl Young – Episode 481
Walter Williams, Sr. founding member of the legendary R & B group The O’Jays, (1:16) joins Nancy to discuss his musical journey, the group’s road
Talking Juggling, Guinness World Records, and Turning a Hobby Into a Career with Niels Duinker, Plus Tips For Better Practicing – Episode 480
Guinness World Record-holding juggler Niels Duinker joins Nancy to discuss his highly-specialized career and how his juggling hobby became a full-time, thriving, multidimensional business. And broadcast media expert and ventriloquism coach Gary Owen offers advice for making practice a habit while maximizing its potential to ignite success. And listen to this episode’s takeaway tip on how to get closer to reaching one of your goals.
Talking Dark Shadows, Multitasking, Novel Writing and ‘September Girl’ with Kathryn Leigh Scott – Episode 479
Actor, publisher, and writer Kathryn Leigh Scott joins Nancy for another dose of Halloween as they discuss the longstanding popularity of cult classic show Dark Shadows. Plus Kathryn shares the story behind her new novel September Girl, her strategy for balancing projects, and tips for book writing and jumpstarting your own fiction project.
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And listen to this episode’s takeaway tip on productivity.