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.
Lilly Winwood Talks Songwriting, Time Well Spent, and Exploring Country Music, Plus The Nashville Briefing’s Zak Kuhn – Episode 538
Singer-songwriter Lilly Winwood joins Nancy to discuss her debut album ‘Time Well Spent’, her unique music journey, songwriting process, and what it’s like being a country artist when your dad is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Steve Winwood). Plus, Zak Kuhn, founder of The Nashville Briefing discusses…
Bestselling author Mark Bego joins Nancy to discuss his long friendship with Mary Wilson, the Motown legend and founding member of The Supremes who passed away this month.
Rosebud Baker Talks Stand-Up, Comedy Writing, Podcasting, and Growing Up in a Politically-Inclined Family, Plus The Power and Popularity of Comedy Vinyl with Jason Klamm – Episode 536
Rosebud Baker joins Nancy to discuss her stand-up journey and comedy career, her podcast Devils’ Advocate, getting married during the pandemic, and working with Michael Che. Plus, comedy albums and capturing comedy history with Jason Klamm.
Phil Vassar Talks Life Off The Road, Recording in His Wine Cellar, Singing with Family and Friends, Songwriting, and Country Hits, Plus Binge TV with Joel Madison – Episode 535
Multi-platinum selling artist Phil Vassar joins Nancy to discuss his country music journey, life off the road in Nashville, family time and creative projects during the pandemic, and recording from his wine cellar for Circle Network’s ‘Phil Vassar’s Songs from The Cellar’. Plus, Nancy trades binge TV reviews, comments, and suggestions with comedy writer and sitcom producer Joel Madison.
Mickey Gilley Talks Country Music History and Hits, Famous Relatives, Urban Cowboy, and Why He’s Not Slowing Down, Plus Rarified Heir Podcast Hosts Talk Kids of Celebrities – Episode 534
Country music artist and ‘Urban Cowboy’ legend Mickey Gilley joins Nancy to discuss his music journey, famous relatives Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Swaggart, the bar and film that influenced his career, mechanical bulls, television career, and chart-topping success. Plus Josh Mills and Jason Klamm share the story behind the new podcast Rarified Heir featuring grown children of celebrities…
Brian Stokes Mitchell Talks Broadway and The Hollywood Bowl, The Power of Art During Stressful Times, and The Actors Fund, Plus Robin Rothstein on Playwriting and Short Plays – Episode 533
Tony Award winner, and The Actors Fund Chairman of the Board Brian Stokes Mitchell joins Nancy to discuss Broadway, the power of the arts during the pandemic, his creative career, including the early days of ‘Trapper John, M.D.’, and the new PBS series ‘In Concert At The Hollywood Bowl’. Plus, Brian shares details on The Actors Fund. In the second segment, Nancy talks playwriting and short plays with playwright Robin Rothstein.