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.
Kathy Kinney Talks Creativity, Crafting, Confidence, Mimi, and The Drew Carey Show, Plus Cindy Ratzlaff on Loss, Coping, and The Power of Small Steps – Episode 549
Actress, producer, and creator Kathy Kinney joins Nancy to discuss creative projects and life lessons during the pandemic, choosing to live a creative life, finding confidence, portraying Mimi on The Drew Carey Show, going for makeovers with Tammy Faye Bakker, and her Mrs. P and Queen of Your Own Life projects. And author, marketing executive, and book publishing veteran Cindy Ratzlaff…
Stella Parton Talks Confidence, Country Music, Dreams and Determination, Cooking, and Tennessee Travel – Episode 548
Singer, songwriter, producer and actress Stella Parton joins Nancy to discuss her journey in the music business and beyond, her 40th album ‘Survivor’, and the importance of determination and strength in making creative dreams happen. Plus, Stella shares her love of cooking and cookbook writing, and offers Tennessee travel suggestions.
Timmy Brown Talks Country Music, Songwriting, Grandparents, and Moving to Nashville, Plus Lights and Laughter – Episode 547
Rising country music artist Timmy Brown joins Nancy to discuss his grandmother and the family inspiration behind his song “If You Were Here,” his new album, songwriting process, and decision to move to Nashville. Plus, Nancy’s latest magazine humor column.
Noel Paul Stookey Talks Just Causes, Folk Music, Positive Change, and Peter, Paul and Mary, Plus Podcast Insights with Dave Jackson – Episode 546
Peter, Paul and Mary’s Noel Paul Stookey joins Nancy to discuss the inspiration behind his new album ‘Just Causes,’ the social concern and charities related to each track, and the power of folk music to create positive change. Plus, Hall of Fame podcaster Dave Jackson discusses podcast popularity, listening strategies, and his new book.
Jonas Myrin Talks Music Videos, Inspiration, and The Power of Music, Plus Jaclyn Betham on Ballet and Acting – Episode 545
Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Jonas Myrin joins Nancy to discuss the process and inspiration behind the music and music video for his single “For The Ones We Love,” motivation in music, and finding collaborative opportunities and perspectives that build meaningful music. Plus, actress and ballet dancer Jaclyn Betham shares her experience of being featured on the ‘For The Ones We Love’ music video and her career journey in television and dance.
Peter Mehlman Talks Seinfeld, Novels, and Double-Dipping, Plus The Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum’s Phil Sklar – Episode 544
Peter Mehlman joins Nancy to discuss his career from journalist to longtime writer and producer of ‘Seinfeld’, the unique writing experience, the story behind George’s double-dipping episode, and the popularity of “Yada Yada Yada.” Plus, Peter talks about writing beyond ‘Seinfeld’, his novel #MeAsWell, comedy and creativity, and advice for writers. In the second segment, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum’s Phil Sklar…