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AJ Marks and Megan Sola-Guinto are two American musicians living in England who host a biweekly podcast with a variety of local and international guests to discuss the cultural and linguistic differences between the U.S. and the U.K. From explaining slang to debunking various misconceptions, Americans and Britons alike can tune in to hear fresh perspectives on what the other countries are like. Email your questions, corrections and stereotypes to AIAhosts@gmail.com and follow AJ and Megan on social media @ajmarksofficial @iamsolamusic

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AJ Marks and Megan Sola-Guinto are two American musicians living in England who host a biweekly podcast with a variety of local and international guests to discuss the cultural and linguistic differences between the U.S. and the U.K. From explaining slang to debunking various misconceptions, Americans and Britons alike can tune in to hear fresh perspectives on what the other countries are like. Email your questions, corrections and stereotypes to AIAhosts@gmail.com and follow AJ and Megan on social media @ajmarksofficial @iamsolamusic

    Literally... (with Bronnie & Chris Mitchell, Part 2)

    Literally... (with Bronnie & Chris Mitchell, Part 2)

    Wooo, part 2 has arrived, folks! It's our season finale, and it's round 2 of this 2-part finale, and we are joined once again by Bronnie and Chris Mitchell! We're seeing double, and if you want a bit more deja vu, check out Part 1 as a refresher or dive right in to decide for yourself who is more literal when it comes to the English language: the US or the UK? You can follow Bronnie at @bronniemusic, Chris at @chrismdrums_, AJ at @ajmarksofficial, and Megan at @iamsolamusic on all platforms.

    • 56 min
    Literally... (with Bronnie & Chris Mitchell, Part 1)

    Literally... (with Bronnie & Chris Mitchell, Part 1)

    Joining us to debate, diss, and dissect the English language in this first round of our 2-part finale are Bronnie and Chris Mitchell! This episode is inspired by/in retaliation to Michael McIntyre's "Simplifying English for The Americans" comedy bit. Tune in to this first part to decide for yourself who is more literal when it comes to the English language! You can follow Bronnie at @bronniemusic, Chris at @chrismdrums_, AJ at @ajmarksofficial, and Megan at @iamsolamusic on all platforms.

    • 33 min
    British Phrases II (with Liverpool Arts Bar)

    British Phrases II (with Liverpool Arts Bar)

    Megan and AJ talk British phrases with Tom and Ben of Liverpool Arts Bar in this hilarious episode. You can follow Liverpool Arts Bar at @liverpoolartsbar or at www.liverpoolartsbar.com, AJ at @ajmarksofficial and Megan at @iamsolamusic on all platforms. Feel free to send over your questions/comments/appropriate words for "dunce" to AIAhosts@gmail.com, or DM us on our instagram, @american_idiots_abroad.

    • 37 min
    TV & Movies (with Rachelle Diedericks)

    TV & Movies (with Rachelle Diedericks)

    We're finally discussing TV and Movies with the amazing Rachelle Diedericks! Wild Child, Naked Attraction and NCIS just scratch the surface. You can follow AJ at @ajmarksofficial and Megan at @iamsolamusic on all platforms. Feel free to send over your questions/comments/favourite films to AIAhosts@gmail.com, or DM us on our instagram, @american_idiots_abroad. You can also support us by checking out our new series, Main Pod Girl, or by checking out our new website, www.soundbytepodcasts.com

    • 34 min
    American vs. British Music (with Aamir Yaqub)

    American vs. British Music (with Aamir Yaqub)

    To discuss the musical differences between the US and the UK, Megan and AJ sit down with a Grammy Award-winning producer known for his work with Rihanna and Sia, Aamir Yaqub! You can follow Aamir at @aamirmusic, AJ at @ajmarksofficial and Megan at @iamsolamusic on all platforms. Feel free to send over your questions/comments/reactions to "Cher Lloyd" by Cher Lloyd to AIAhosts@gmail.com. You can also support us by checking out our new series, Main Pod Girl, or by checking out our new website!

    • 29 min
    New Meaning, Who Dis? (with Adam Unze)

    New Meaning, Who Dis? (with Adam Unze)

    Megan and AJ have yet another guest that straddles the Atlantic ocean, actor and podcaster Adam Unze, of Spark Parade! Today we cover all the classic words that have a different meaning in the US than in the UK, including fanny, casualty and rubber! You can follow Adam at @sparkparade, AJ at @ajmarksofficial and Megan at @iamsolamusic on all platforms. You can also support us by checking out our new series, Main Pod Girl, or by checking out our new website www.soundbytepodcasts.com!

    • 27 min

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