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.
Julia Scotti Talks Comedy Specials, ‘America’s Got Talent’, and The Power of Honesty and Age, Plus Advice for Stand-Up Beginners – Episode 502
Comedian Julia Scotti joins Nancy to discuss age and gender in the comedy world, her Showtime special ‘More Funny Women of a Certain Age’, and her career journey—including the experience of becoming a quarter finalist and fan favorite on Season 11 of ‘America’s Got Talent’ and the impact of revealing her personal story of becoming a woman of transgendered experience via the primetime stage. Plus,
Veteran entertainer Tony Orlando joins Nancy to discuss his non-stop music career from hit records like “Tie A Yellow Ribbon”, “Candida”, and “Knock Three Times” to his seventies television variety show ‘Tony Orlando and Dawn’, life on the road and…
NASA Astronaut Col. Nick Hague Talks Space, Patience, and Chasing Your Passion Plus A Glimpse Into The Impact of Space Exploration on Family Life with Col. Catie Hague – Episode 500
NASA astronaut Col. Nick Hague joins Nancy to discuss life lessons from his career journey, his time on the International Space Station, and the powerful support networks that contribute to success and the human exploration of space. Plus, Nick’s wife Col. Catie Hague joins the conversation to talk about dual career relationships, co-parenting, and sheltering in place with an astronaut…
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..