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Ben Whishaw makes his return to BBC AMERICA as star of the thriller London Spy, set for a premiere later …Read Now
Prone to hyperbole we may be, but this trailer is entirely delightful and should definitely be experienced at your earliest …Read Now
It’s no coincidence that British soap operas are almost always centered around the local drinking establishment. For the pub is so deeply engrained in Britain’s sense of community, such an intrinsic part of the culture, that for …
When you think of American snacks, you probably picture edibles that are no friend to your waistline, things like Twinkies, Slim Jims and S’mores. But a minute on the lips doesn’t have to mean a lifetime on the hips, and …
By Jon Langford | Posted on December 22nd, 2014
Unfortunately for expats, you can’t very easily get your hands on a packet of pickled onion flavor Monster Munch in the United States. But there is no shortage of other weird and wonderful American snacks from which Brits can choose.
Since 2007, the NFL has exported regular season games to London where quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends have thrilled Brits at a packed Wembley Stadium. So it’s time for those of you who haven’t yet picked a team to pledge …
Small talk in America is a lot like small talk in Britain; it tends to center around sports and weather. So if you’re a sports fan moving to the U.S.
By Jon Langford | Posted on October 10th, 2014
New York City has long been a melting pot of gastronomic invention and reinvention. What follows is a list of some of the Big Apple’s signature dishes, both classic and modern.
By Jon Langford | Posted on October 3rd, 2014
It’s an oft-asked question, so let’s take a stroll through the vegetable patch while dueting on “Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off” and see if we can’t make some sense out of what’s growing in the soil.
By Jon Langford | Posted on September 23rd, 2014
The first time I heard an American say he was wearing a “wife-beater,” I was caught off guard. Sensing my apprehension, my new buddy, Sam, a skinny New Yorker with a silly moustache who had deployed the term, explained to me that …
By Jon Langford | Posted on September 2nd, 2014
All expats have been there. I’m talking about that awkward moment when you drop an animal idiom into a conversation with an American only to be met by a confused face with improbably perfect teeth. “What?
By Jon Langford | Posted on August 12th, 2014
What better way to nurse our World Cup hangovers than with the giddy anticipation and eager optimism that every new Premier League season brings? Debate is already raging amongst fans: can Manchester City retain their title?