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.
Richard Thomas Talks ‘The Waltons,’ ‘The Americans’ and ‘Christmas with The Tabernacle Choir,’ Plus Holiday Tips – Episode 526
Emmy Award-winning television, film and stage actor Richard Thomas joins Nancy to discuss acting and career balance, his creative journey from his role as the beloved John-Boy Walton on ‘The Waltons’ to more recent roles in hit series like ‘The Americans’ and ‘Billions’, and the upcoming holiday special ‘Christmas with…
Angela Cartwright Talks ‘The Sound of Music’, ‘Lost in Space’, Friendships, and Life with Grandchildren, Plus Entertaining Ideas for Parents and Grandparents – Episode 525
Artist and actress Angela Cartwright joins Nancy to discuss her childhood roles in the beloved film ‘The Sound of Music’, and television favorites ‘Lost in Space’ and ‘Make Room for Daddy’, and her real life role as a grandmother. Plus, Nancy reviews entertaining opportunities to share with the kids in your lives including the new children’s picture book Latkes for Santa Claus by Janie Emaus.
Chuck Negron and Ami Negron Talk Rock, Recovery, Virtual Weddings, Book Club, and Fan Connections, Plus Creative Updates – Episode 524
Rocker Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night, and wife and manager Ami Negron join Nancy to discuss the challenges of performing and maintaining fan engagement during the pandemic, Chuck’s recovery journey, their Three Dog Nightmare book club, and recent wedding. Plus Ami’s solo projects and Nancy’s virtual…
Monica Piper Talks Stand-up, ‘Rugrats’, Comedy Writing and Single Parenting, Plus Art Tips for Parents, Teachers and Kids – Episode 523
Emmy Award-winning comedy writer Monica Piper joins Nancy to discuss her one-woman play ‘Not That Jewish’ and her comedy journey from childhood influences to her career and work as an English teacher, stand-up comedian and sitcom writer. Plus, visual artist Sarah West discusses her art advocacy work with children, families, and educators and…
Cassandra Peterson Talks Elvira, Character Popularity, and Music Video ‘Don’t Cancel Halloween,’ Plus Hollywood Ghost Tales – Episode 522
Cassandra Peterson joins Nancy to discuss her career as horror icon Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, latest projects including the music video ‘Don’t Cancel Halloween,’ and life during the pandemic. Plus, author and Hollywood historian Laurie Jacobson discusses celebrity ghost tales….
Kathryn Leigh Scott Talks ‘Dark Shadows’, Vampire Secrets, and Halloween Suggestions, Plus A Mystery for Halloween and Beyond – Episode 521
What was it like kissing vampire Barnabas Collins? Kathryn Leigh Scott joins Nancy to discuss her many roles within the cult classic television series ‘Dark Shadows’, her novels, and other projects. And some great Halloween entertainment ideas including Patrick Oster’s new novel ‘The Obituary Writer’ and…