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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.

Entertaining Insights with Dr. Nancy Berk Dr. Nancy Berk

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    • 4.6 • 24 Ratings

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.

    Dolly Parton Talks Gratitude, Family, and Authenticity: The 2016 Interview

    Dolly Parton Talks Gratitude, Family, and Authenticity: The 2016 Interview

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dolly Parton joined Nancy in 2016 to talk about her career, family-driven projects, staying true to herself and her roots, and how gratitude has played an important role in her life.
    Read the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Essay for Dolly Parton here.
    Get up to date information via Dolly’s website.
    Visit Nancy’s website.

    • 11 min
    Billy Stanley Talks Christmas At Graceland And Growing Up With Elvis Presley

    Billy Stanley Talks Christmas At Graceland And Growing Up With Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley’s stepbrother Billy Stanley joins Nancy to talk about moving to Graceland in 1960 and meeting his new stepbrother, Christmas at Graceland and the impact of Elvis on his life. Plus, Stanley discusses his new book The Faith of Elvis: A Story Only A Brother Can Tell  and the loyalty and kindness of Elvis Presley (:59).
    Find out more about The Faith of Elvis: A Story Only A Brother Can Tell.
    Read Nancy’s story about Billy Stanley via Forbes.com Hollywood & Entertainment.
    Learn about segment sponsor HumorOutcasts.com (:50).
    Visit Nancy’s website.

    • 39 min
    Drake Milligan Talks Elvis Presley, America’s Got Talent, and Dallas / Fort Worth

    Drake Milligan Talks Elvis Presley, America’s Got Talent, and Dallas / Fort Worth

    Country artist Drake Milligan joins Nancy to talk about life after America’s Got Talent, his new album Dallas / Fort Worth, and his Grand Ole Opry debut. Plus, Drake discusses the impact of Elvis on his career, starring as Presley in the mini-series Sun Records, and the power of collaboration (:56).
    Listen to Drake Milligan’s album Dallas / Fort Worth.
    Watch Drake Milligan’s AGT performance.
    Read Nancy’s story about Drake via Forbes.com Hollywood & Entertainment.
    Learn about segment sponsor HumorOutcasts.com (:45).
    Visit Nancy’s website.

    • 29 min
    Cassandra Peterson Talks Elvira, Elvis, Memoir Updates, Halloween, and Revealing The Truth

    Cassandra Peterson Talks Elvira, Elvis, Memoir Updates, Halloween, and Revealing The Truth

    Elvira creator Cassandra Peterson joins Nancy to talk about life after the release of her New York Times bestseller “Yours Cruelly, Elvira,” the personal and career impact of her revelations, the positive fan response, and how Elvis changed her career focus. Plus, Cassandra discusses the building of the Elvira brand, the Queen of Halloween’s popularity and why Elvira will outlive her (1:05).
    Check out the new paperback edition of Yours Cruelly, Elvira.
    Get an autographed copy.
    Visit Nancy’s website.
    Learn about segment sponsor Humoroutcasts.com (:49).

    • 27 min
    Kathy Kinney and Cindy Ratzlaff Talk Collaboration, Inspiration, and Friendship

    Kathy Kinney and Cindy Ratzlaff Talk Collaboration, Inspiration, and Friendship

    Actor, producer, and author Kathy Kinney (The Drew Carey Show, Newhart) and publishing veteran and author Cindy Ratzlaff join Nancy to talk about brand building, empowering others, their Queen Of Your Own Life books and new daily inspiration cards (:58).
    Plus, the longtime friends discuss their crafting trip to France, adopting the Coastal Grandmother look, the power of Mimi Bobeck, and their work with the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop.
    Check out Queen of Your Own Life.
    Get Kathy and Cindy’s books.
    Find out more about the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop.
    Find out more about French General.
    Visit Nancy’s website.
    Learn about segment sponsor Humoroutcasts.com (:49).

    • 39 min
    Beth Broderick Talks Acting, Writing, Ageism, and Giving Back

    Beth Broderick Talks Acting, Writing, Ageism, and Giving Back

    Actor Beth Broderick joins Nancy to talk about the legacy of powerful characters, her career journey including her role as Zelda Spellman on the hit sitcom ‘Sabrina The Teenage Witch’ and new projects for HBO and Hallmark, and her motivation for column writing. Plus, Nancy and Beth discuss ageism in Hollywood and beyond and the gaps and misinformation that exist on and offscreen (1:06).
    Read Beth’s column on Substack.
    Check out Bruce Ferber’s book I Buried Paul (32:52, 38:42).
    Visit Nancy’s website.
    Learn about segment sponsor HumorOutcasts.com (:58, 38:59).

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

My Odd Sock ,

Inspiring podcast!

Listening to Dr. Nancy Berk, you will ALWAYS come away with a gem to improve your creativity, writing, life!

Coltsfanohio ,

Speed

She talks way to fast! Take a chill and slow down! Listening to the John Force interview was a joke like your racing with your voice’s not enjoying your interview’s

Juls from Ohio ,

550 Mary Lou Quilan

Enjoyed Mary Lou Quinlan! Bouncing back after 2020. I appreciate her positive energy and outlook on life. Love her God Box book. Nancy you always bring out the best in people! By Julie- your Erma Bombeck Writer’s Workshop photographer. ;)

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