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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 AIAhosts@gmail.com!

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 will.i.am! 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


Nov 16, 2020

In this two part episode, we're putting the Disco in Black Country Disco, with our musical guide: Tom Aspaul, a songwriter whose credits include Kylie Minogue, MNEK, AlunaGeorge and more. What's the difference between British pop and Britpop? Who sings with their British accent? How do American approach...