Host Zach Selwyn hits the streets to ask everyday people what they know about the origins and meaning of American slang, and then he reveals the true etymology and hidden history of common phrases and words that are unique to the United States. In each 30-minute episode, Selwyn focuses on a specific period in American history, revealing words the originated during that era or had significance for the geographic region.
Actor/Musician Zach Selwyn was raised in Tucson, Arizona and studied broadcast journalism at the University ...
Zach Selwyn is an actor/host/musician/writer originally from Tucson, Arizona. In addition to the hit H2 series America’s Secret Slang, he has appeared on dozens of programs in the past deacde - including Guinness World Records Gone Wild! For TruTV, Immortalized on AMC as well as recent pilots for NBC and CMT. Zach has also hosted and acted in a variety of previous film and TV projects, including Discovery Science Channel’s hit shows Catch It Keep It and Punkin Chunkin, the sports show Fanarchy on Versus and the Budweiser Clydesdale “Fetch” Super Bowl commercial. He was on G4’s Attack of the Show from 2006-2009 and hosted CQC, Around the Horn, Awkward Family Photos and the original American Ninja Warrior. He can be seen as an actor on Kickin’ It and in the feature film Battleship.
Zach has also recorded and performed extensive comedic music for Comedy Central. His hit videos, “White People Problems,” “Chick Drinks” and “Hello, Beautiful Homeless Girl” have been featured on the network. He also has performed original songs for “Stand Up 2 Cancer,” Levi’s, LYFE Kitchen, National Carrot Day, Netgear, Coors Beer, and Friskies.
Zach initially came to national prominence on the hit ESPN television show Dream Job which searched over 20,000 contestants for the next SportsCenter anchor.
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