As our nation continues to celebrate America’s founding this weekend, it’s worth considering how the country we broke away from feels about it these days. Do people in Great Britain actually celebrate the Fourth of July? You may be surprised by the answer.
Laurence Brown, a British expat who married an American woman, whose clipped, monotone (and hilarious) demeanor may remind some GenXers of Pet Shop Boys’ singer Neil Tennant’s in one of their early music videos like “West End Girls,” sets everything straight in this snappy Q and A video. His whole YouTube series, “Lost in the Pond,” is worth a binge-watch, too.