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.
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.
Peggy Rowe Talks Writing, Inspiration, Family and Bestsellers, Plus Mark Bego on Creative Strategy and Tackling Writers’ Block – Episode 532
Writer and humorist Peggy Rowe joins Nancy to discuss her latest New York Times Bestseller ‘About Your Father And Other Celebrities I Have Known’, writing inspiration, creative productivity, family influences, and how fans of her son Mike Rowe (‘Dirty Jobs’) got a glimpse of her humor and helped push her to write even more. Plus, writing strategy with Mark Bego.
Karamo Talks Self-Esteem, Self-Reflection, Health, Headaches, and The Power of ‘Queer Eye,’ Plus New Year’s Resolutions and Goal Setting with Mary Lou Quinlan – Episode 531
Karamo joins Nancy to discuss the importance of self-focus and self-care, how being one of the hosts of Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’ has allowed him to help others and better understand himself, and why he has…