Entertaining Insights is the podcast that highlights life lessons, laughs, and great entertainment. Join host, clinical psychologist, comic and author Dr. Nancy Berk and special celebrity and expert guests as they discuss their fascinating journeys and insights. 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.
Jonas Myrin Talks Music Videos, Inspiration, and The Power of Music, Plus Jaclyn Betham on Ballet and Acting
Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Jonas Myrin joins Nancy to discuss the process and inspiration behind the music and video for his single “For The Ones We Love,” and finding collaborative opportunities and perspectives that build meaningful music. Plus, the story behind Atlas House, the recording and creative environment developed by Myrin. In the second segment, actress and ballet dancer Jaclyn Betham shares her experience of being featured on the ‘For The Ones We Love’ music video.
Peter Mehlman Talks Seinfeld, Novels, and Double-Dipping, Plus The Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum’s Phil Sklar
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, the inspiration behind his latest novel #MeAsWell, comedy and creativity, his recent op-ed piece, and advice for writers. In the second segment, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum's Phil Sklar.
Lauren Daigle Talks Music, Authenticity, Community, and ‘Hold On To Me’, Plus Jonas Myrin on Creative Productivity
Grammy-winning hit maker Lauren Daigle joins Nancy to discuss her career, the impact of others on her songwriting, the power of humor, her love of community, and the new music video Hold On To Me that highlights the important needs of others. In the second segment, Grammy winner and singer/songwriter Jonas Myrin shares his secrets for creative inspiration that have helped inspire others and his new single “For The Ones We Love” and the official music video
Jamie Little Talks NASCAR, Competition, Making Motor Sports History, and Taking on Challenges, Plus Behind The Scenes of Entertainment with Talent Agent Robyn Stetcher
NASCAR pit reporter Jamie Little joins Nancy to discuss her extraordinary career in motor sports, breaking the glass ceiling for women broadcasters in racing, and landing in the Netflix series ‘The Crew’. Plus, Jamie discusses the strong family fan factor in NASCAR and shares her love for taking on challenges, including jumping into entrepreneur life. And talent agent Robyn Stetcher discusses her entertainment journey, love of storytelling, and new memoir.
Jerry Mathers Talks Classic TV, Leave It To Beaver, Life Beyond The Show, and His Role in Diabetes Awareness, Plus Filming on Location with Pittsburgh Film Office’s Dawn Keezer
Jerry Mathers joins Nancy to discuss his childhood role as Beaver Cleaver in the beloved series Leave It to Beaver, life behind the scenes, working on Broadway and beyond, and his advocacy work in diabetes awareness. Plus, Pittsburgh Film Office Director Dawn Keezer on current filming, process and protocols in southwestern Pennsylvania, and how to put your house on the radar for a film spot.
Candice Night Talks Family, Renaissance Rock, Renaissance Fairs and Blackmore’s Night, Plus Behind The Scenes of PEZ Candy and Collecting with Shawn Peterson
Singer/songwriter Candice Night joins Nancy to discuss the creative process behind Nature’s Light, the latest album from Renaissance rock band Blackmore’s Night featuring Night and husband, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ritchie Blackmore (founding member of Deep Purple, Rainbow founder). Plus, Candice shares her writing process, updates and stories from family trips to Renaissance fairs around the world. And Nancy talks with PEZ expert and insider Shawn Peterson.
As a creative, writer, musician and entertainer- Dr. Nancy’s podcast are like church/school/therapy and a chat with my closest friends all rolled up in one. Her ability to create a safe space to talk to real people about the creative process and/or the process of being and becoming a thoughtful human being cuts across all genres, classes, and generations. Whether she is talking to an icon and household name like Dolly Parton or someone just starting out - it’s the same relaxed, thoughtful discussion about BEING in the entertainment industry.
It seems a little redundant to say this podcast is entertaining, but it is! And helpful to.
This podcast is interesting, entertaining and educational. Well done picking interesting people. Thank you so much.