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American Idiots Abroad

Hey y'all, welcome to the American Idiots Abroad homepage! We're just two Americans studying in the UK, trying to make sense of all the differences and similarities between the two countries, one episode at a time. Email us your thoughts/corrections/stories at!

Apr 20, 2021

Megan and AJ talk British phrases with Tom and Ben of Liverpool Arts Bar in this hilarious episode. Our advice: try not to call yourself a nonce or a spanner. You can follow Liverpool Arts Bar at @liverpoolartsbar, at or by listening to the Arts Bar Podcast. AJ can be found at

Mar 31, 2021

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 Rachelle at @snackingwithrachelle, AJ at @ajmarksofficial and Megan at @iamsolamusic on all platforms. Feel free to send over your questions/comments/favourite films...

Mar 2, 2021

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! In this episode they discuss grime, the UK's love for groups, and! You can follow Aamir at @aamirmusic, AJ at @ajmarksofficial and Megan...

Feb 9, 2021

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...

Nov 30, 2020

The Idiots are back at it again, this time with two content creators for Buzzfeed UK, Jeff Thurm and Tom Alex Helm. This is the only podcast where you can learn all about Megan's disdain for AJ's taste in candy, Tom's love for digestives, and Jeff's war on sprinkles. You can follow Tom at @tomalexhelm, Jeff at