Entertaining Insights

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.

David Nail Talks Summer Music, Country Hits, and Confronting Depression – Episode 573

Multi-platinum artist David Nail joins Nancy to talk about songwriting, his new single “Sunset Carousel” and the power of summer music, summer playlists, his professional journey and embracing performance opportunities. Plus, David discusses his personal struggle with depression, the importance of de-stigmatizing mental illness and seeking help to manage the disease.

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The Bellamy Brothers Talk Albums, Vinyl, Songwriting, Humor, and Crossing Genres – Episode 572

Bellamy Brothers, Howard and David Bellamy join Nancy to discuss 40 Years: The Vinyl Album, their first vinyl in over 30 years, their music-making process, and their journey from #1 pop hit “Let Your Love Flow” to country music stardom. Plus, the Bellamys discuss their early music influences, comedy in music, the power of humor, fans, aging, hanging out with Blake Shelton, and keeping a duo rocking.

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Terry Fator Talks Vegas, Fans, Touring, and Ventriloquism Popularity Plus Steve Axtell on Creating Animatronics, Puppets, and Entertainment Opportunities – Episode 571

Headliner and ‘America’s Got Talent’ winner Terry Fator joins Nancy to talk about his Vegas residency at New York-New York, his show, and why he loves touring and shining the spotlight on ventriloquism. Plus, Axtell Expressions founder and creative visionary Steve Axtell discusses puppet design and creation, animatronics and AI with Nancy.

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Judy Gold Talks Stand-Up, Comedy History, Sexism, Free Speech, and Cancel Culture – Episode 570

Comedian and actor Judy Gold joins Nancy to talk about her comedy career and influences, her book Yes I Can Say That: When They Come For The Comedians, We Are All In Trouble, and freedom of speech and what cancel culture means for comedians and the future of comedy. Plus, Nancy and Judy discuss women and sexism in the industry, growing up tall, and standing up to the bullies in life.

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Firerose Talks Music, Collaboration, and Recording with Billy Ray Cyrus, Plus Donna Cavanagh on Writing a Children’s Beach Read – Episode 569

Firerose joins Nancy to talk about her music journey, the power of collaboration, working with Billy Ray Cyrus, and the inspiration behind her new single “All Figured Out.” Plus, Nancy discusses writing, family and beach influences, and the new children’s book Ramo to the Rescue with author and publisher Donna Cavanagh.

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Todd Hoffman and Hunter Hoffman Talk Family, Mining, and Hoffman Family Gold, Plus Neal Hitch on Capturing The History of Woodstock – Episode 568

Discovery Channel Gold Rush stars Todd Hoffman and Hunter Hoffman join Nancy to talk about their new show ‘Hoffman Family Gold’, the family mission that drove their journey, Jack Hoffman, legacies and family friction, the Alaska fox, determination, and making dreams come true. In the second segment, Nancy discusses the power of Woodstock and storytelling with Neal Hitch, Senior Curator for the Museum at Bethel Woods.

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