Articles Categorized as 'Interview'


#MindTheChat Q&A with ‘The Game’ Creator Toby Whithouse

Toby Whithouse, creator of BBC AMERICA’s 1970s-set spy drama The Game and the original U.S. Being Human, joined us, tweeting from @hanniganspiteri, Wednesday (December 9) for a a @MindtheGap_BBCA #MindTheChat Twitter session to answer all your questions on his life and career.   Toby channels Oscar Wilde to give his best advice to aspiring writers: @stecaine #MindTheChat Read everything. From newspapers […]


#MindTheChat Q&A: Thanksgiving Dinner Tips from Chef James Briscione

Chef James Briscione‘s career began humbly; he was a football star and dishwasher at a brunch spot in his adolescence. He turned down a college football scholarship to ascend the back-of-house restaurant ladder and became an impressive “chef de cuisine at the incredible age of 23.” Briscione is now “Director of Culinary Development at the […]

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#MindTheChat Q&A: British vs. American English

American linguist Lynne Murphy explains her title of “Reader” in Linguistics and English Language at the University of Sussex as the U.S. equivalent of a “professor.” Lynne also operates the blog Separated by a Common Language, where she makes “observations on British and American English by an American linguist in the U.K.” To clear up […]

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#MindTheChat: 12 Dating Tips from Expert Evan Marc Katz

With dating online becoming the norm, America can be pretty hard for an expat to romantically navigate. If you’re up for the challenge, however, there are ways around some of the difficulties faced in the American dating scene. We were joined by dating coach and specialist Marc Evan Katz Wednesday (November 5) for a @MindtheGap_BBCA #MindTheChat Twitter session on how to […]

Red Women Of The Year Awards – Arrivals

#MindTheChat Q&A with Red Carpet Host Edith Bowman

Scottish radio and TV broadcaster Edith Bowman is no stranger to fame. She covered Live 8 for BBC Scotland in 2005, won charity music competition Comic Relief Does Fame Academy the same year, covered BBC’s Live Earth in 2007, and just wrapped up 11 years on BBC Radio 1. She’ll also be hosting the red carpet pre-show […]

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#MindTheChat Q&A with Foodies & Founders of English Pork Pie Company

Who doesn’t love food suggestions? No one we’ve ever met. Food can mend heartache, create bonds, and, well, we need it to survive, so why not talk about it? In honor of Food Network’s New York City Wine and Food Festival (October 16-19), we were joined by Buffalo, New York’s esteemed English Pork Pie Company Wednesday […]


#MindTheChat Q&A with NPR TV Critic David Bianculli

As leaves change from green to gold, and sweater weather becomes inevitable, a matter weighs heavy on our minds. Bundled in blankets on the couch with a remote in one hand and a pumpkin-spice latte in the other, what are we supposed to watch at night? On Wednesday (October 1), TV Critic for NPR’s Fresh Air […]


#MindTheChat Q&A: What Should You Be Reading Now?

As temperatures begin to plummet, we’ll find ourselves in need of some light winter reading. This Wednesday (September 24), bestselling British chick-lit author Lindsey Kelk (I Heart New York, The Single Girls To-Do List) joined us via MindtheGap_BBCA on Twitter for a #MindTheChat, where we asked British expats to let us know what they’ve been reading lately. Here’s a roundup of some […]


#MindTheChat Q&A: Brit-Rock Legend Tim Booth of James

This Wednesday (September 10), fans of famed British independent rock band James delighted in participating in Mind the Gap‘s Twitter #MindTheChat with lead singer Tim Booth. Tim invited a bit of humor from his followers, and there was no lack of it! He also gave fans a peek into his personal life—even revealing his celebrity […]

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