24 episodes

AJ Marks and Megan Sola-Guinto are two American musicians living in England and 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

American Idiots Abroad AJ Marks and Megan Sola-Guinto

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    • 5.0, 3 Ratings

AJ Marks and Megan Sola-Guinto are two American musicians living in England and 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

    Life Is A Motorway (with Casa)

    Life Is A Motorway (with Casa)

    Megan and AJ finally sit down with videographers James Amos and Freddy Williams of Casa to debate the word pavement, the right side of the road vs. the correct side, what your car says about you, and more. Listen to AJ get worked up over the price of British vehicles and Megan audibly shiver upon the mere mention of a roundabout. The songs played in this episode are "Runthorn" and "Find It" by TUCAN. Make sure to send your questions/comments/anti-political sponsors to AIAhosts@gmail.com

    • 28 min
    Tomato Tomato (with MildaMay)

    Tomato Tomato (with MildaMay)

    In the most tangent-filled episode yet, a pro-clockwise Megan and her rotting bread of a co-host (also known as AJ) discuss alternates. Joined by fan favorite guest MildaMay, we learn what squirty cream is, Mathilda's least favorite song, and why a northern biff is different from a southern biff. You can follow MildaMay at @mildamaymusic and your hosts at @iamsolamusic and @ajmarksofficial. Send your questions/comments/pronunciations of controversial to AIAhosts@gmail.com.

    • 29 min
    Phrasing (with DADDY)

    Phrasing (with DADDY)

    We're back with Season 2! In this episode, Megan and AJ pick apart the differences in American and British phrasing, sentence structure and grammar, with a little help from quarantined guests Wes "Not Like The Other Brits" Russell and Jack "And Here's the Thing" McGaughey of the jazz fusion band DADDY. Also too, you can follow DADDY at @we_are_daddy and your hosts at @iamsolamusic and @ajmarksofficial across all social media platforms. Send your questions/comments/death threats to AIAhosts@gmail.com.

    • 23 min
    The British Household (with Mo Pleasure)

    The British Household (with Mo Pleasure)

    In the Season 1 finale of American Idiots Abroad, Megan and AJ invite legendary bassist Mo Pleasure to help them describe the British household. Find out what's literally blowing up his speakers, why AJ's clothes are always wet, and all the first world problems Megan deals with. Be sure to email your questions/comments/first world problems at AIAhosts@gmail.com. Season 2 will kick off in 2020, see you in the future, y'all! xx

    • 20 min
    Cockney Rhyming & Short Slang (with Korean Billy)

    Cockney Rhyming & Short Slang (with Korean Billy)

    AJ Marks and Yo Girl Megan are pleased to welcome YouTuber, absolute legend and self-confessed naughty boy Korean Billy to the Idiots Abroad family! With accents for days, Billy describes his transition from learning American English to British English and joins AJ in guessing some cockney rhyming slang! Go check out Korean Billy's videos on YouTube and Facebook. Direct all your questions/comments/cockney rhyming slang at AIAhosts@gmail.com #GetLaz4Larry

    • 24 min
    Misconceptions of America (with Lauren Amour)

    Misconceptions of America (with Lauren Amour)

    In this episode, Megan and AJ interview Lauren Amour, fresh off the the plane from her trip to America, about her misconceptions of the US. The songs featured in this episode are "Black Ice" and "077" by San Junipero. You can find your hosts at @iamsolamusic and @ajmarksofficial, our very special Geordie at @laurenamour_ or @wearesanjunipero, and be sure to email your questions/comments/phone numbers at AIAhosts@gmail.com

    • 21 min

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