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.
Jamie O’Neal Talks Songwriting, Country Music, and The Story Behind ‘Wreck Me’, Plus How To Get Your Weekend Dose of the Opry From Home – Episode 510
Platinum-selling recording artist Jamie O’Neal joins Nancy to discuss her country music journey, songwriting process, and mega-hits including “There Is No Arizona” and “Somebody’s Hero”, her upcoming album and powerful new single “Wreck Me”. Plus, Nancy fills you in on where to get your virtual summer country concert….
Kim Simmonds Talks Blues, Self-Discovery, Guitars, and Savoy Brown, Plus At Home Piano Innovations – Episode 509
Guitarist and Savoy Brown founder Kim Simmonds joins Nancy to discuss his career journey and decades of self-discovery in the music business, his blues roots, and new album ‘Ain’t Done Yet’. Plus, a music innovation to bring piano lessons into your home.
Justin Hayward Talks Moody Blues, Songwriting, and Creative Challenges, Plus Nancy’s Book Suggestions for Inspiring Productivity – Episode 508
Rock legend Justin Hayward joins Nancy to discuss his musical journey, the Moody Blues’ and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame experience, his songwriting process, and creative challenges during stressful times. Plus, the story behind his new EP and songs “My Juliette” and “One Summer Day”. Also in this episode, Nancy talks about using books to jump-start…
Jesus Trejo Talks Family, Stand-Up Comedy, and ‘Stay At Home Son’, Plus Adding More Fun and Games to Your Family Table – Episode 507
Comedian Jesus Trejo joins Nancy to discuss the family-driven inspiration behind his stand-up and new Showtime special ‘Stay At Home Son’, the similarities of parenting parents and kids, helping others age gracefully, and comedy learning opportunities during the pandemic. Also in this episode, a great resource for adding more fun to your family table…
Danny Griego Talks Music, Creative Shifts, and Racing, Plus Novel Insights with Dr. Stephanie Newman – Episode 506
Country music artist Danny Griego joins Nancy to discuss his latest single, “Inevitable,” his upcoming release “At The Crossroads,” a duet with his music idol the late Waylon Jennings, and why staying in your lane isn’t always the best creative decision. Plus, Nancy talks with novelist and psychologist Stephanie Newman about parenting and bullying, her new novel…
Lian Dolan Talks Sisters, Secrets, and Fiction, Plus A Sister-Inspired Humor Writing Competition – Episode 505
Author and broadcaster Lian Dolan joins Nancy to discuss her latest novel The Sweeney Sisters, the story behind the intriguing Connecticut-based characters, people’s fascination with sisters, the complicated and humorous sides of sibling relationships, and her writing process. Plus, Nancy talks with writer and editor Marcia Stewart about Nickie’s Prize for Humor Writing…