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Social Media Ruins Everything

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Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/smre/subscribe and access to every single Members Only episode, published weekly. A podcast from two Scottish guys who just don't care whether they're understood or not. Life's too short. A completely irreverent look at the world, at life and at the fact that social media is ruining everything. Live shows every Wednesday, 7 pm UK time on YouTube.
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SMRE Members Only Episode 7
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01:29:58
January 16, 2022
Always Film The Homeless For The Socials
Hi there, hope you're well. Anyway, this is episode 26 of Social Media Ruins Everything.  The guys discuss the disturbing trend of short-form video content on Instagram Reels and YouTube Stories. And do you always need to film the homeless for the socials when you help them out? They also dive into the top trending topics on Twitter in the UK. And, of course, they cover off Questions, Queries, and Conundrums. It’s really easy to support the podcast: tell a friend about it (use whatever trigger warnings you feel necessary) Get access to our members-only podcasts on Spotify subscribe to the YouTube Channel (free and easy) Buy us a Coffee (ideal for those one-off moments of generosity) Became part of our cult and get access to all of our members-only video content and our private podcast feed
02:10:12
January 14, 2022
SMRE Members Only Episode 6
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01:37:57
January 09, 2022
Heart Attack or an Afternoon on Twitter: You Decide
Get access to our members-only podcasts on Spotify. Just 3 days after having a heart attack, Mark is back in the SMRE studio and the guys decide that having a heart attack is better than spending an afternoon on Twitter. Go behind the scenes of a Scottish hospital in 2022. Learn what it’s like to require urgent coronary care while, at the same time, being asymptomatic Covid-positive. Will you have a Do Not Resuscitate slapped on your records? Plus in Questions, Queries and Conundrums, the guys chew over their best and worst meals and whether humanity has peaked or not. It’s really easy to support the podcast: tell a friend about it (use whatever trigger warnings you feel necessary) subscribe to the YouTube Channel (free and easy) Buy us a Coffee (ideal for those one-off moments of generosity) Became part of our cult and get access to all of our members-only video content and our private podcast feed
01:30:58
January 05, 2022
SMRE Members Only Episode 5
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01:09:45
January 02, 2022
2021, Wind Your Neck In
Well, folks, 2021 saw the world of Social Media Ruins Everything go into full swing. And now, as the days are short and dark and cold and wet, it's time to tell 2021 to wind its fucking neck in. Neil and Mark wrap up the year with a bumper long podcast where they chat about the Metaverse, the world of live streaming, how Christmas is always "quiet, very quiet", and the world of trademarks and copyright infringements. And lots, lots more. In 2022 the members-only videos and live streams will resume, and if you choose to sign up at Patreon, you'll have access to them! Or you can choose to subscribe on Spotify to get the members-only content in your podcast feed. We'll also be live streaming to Twitch and Facebook each week, links below: https://www.twitch.tv/smrepodcast https://www.facebook.com/smrepodcast/
02:33:44
December 31, 2021
SMRE Members Only Episode 4
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01:25:41
December 26, 2021
How to Strut Home Safely This Xmas
Hello, good evening and welcome to episode 23 of Social Media Ruins Everything, the podcast where 2 white cis males discuss life, masculinity, social media and the spike in covid home improvement. We hope you enjoy the show and we'll be back next week with another episode. It’s really easy to support the podcast: tell a friend about it (use whatever trigger warnings you feel necessary) subscribe to the YouTube Channel (free and easy) Buy us a Coffee (ideal for those one-off moments of generosity) Became part of our cult and get access to all of our members-only video content and our private podcast feed
01:49:11
December 23, 2021
SMRE Members Only Episode 3
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02:00:32
December 19, 2021
SMRE Members Only Episode 2
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02:46:04
December 16, 2021
How to Maintain a Healthy Gut Biome
Hello everyone and a very warm welcome to episode 22 of the galactically available Social Media Ruins Everything podcast, where you can expand your mind, your opinions and tell people wonderful facts at work after listening. And if they question you, you’re able to say “I heard it on a podcast” (t-shirts coming soon). This week the guys discuss life in New Zealand with first-time-caller Alan, they hear about Producer Cam ruining a marriage proposal by tipping a round of drinks over everyone’s head, and how much fraudsters have ripped the taxpayer off, per head. In Questions, Queries and Conundrums, they ponder whether Christmas is losing its festiveness, how Mark’s arse is, and pieces of information that would lead to us being asked “how the fuck do you know that?”. It’s really easy to support the podcast: tell a friend about it (use whatever trigger warnings you feel necessary) subscribe to the YouTube Channel (free and easy) Buy us a Coffee (ideal for those one-off moments of generosity) Became part of our cult and get access to all of our members-only video content and our private podcast feed
01:38:41
December 16, 2021
A Podcast Variant of Concern
Hello there, and welcome along to the 21st episode of Social Media Ruins Everything. Today’s the day we’re given the keys to the podcast kingdom, and we’re on our way to taking over. Anyway, we’re recording, once again, in the new home of SMRE, the Podcast Studio Glasgow, which is very exciting. Mark and Producer Cam have been working very hard to get the space podcast-recording-ready, and it’s almost there. In this week’s episode, we cover Neil’s new routine of having an actual routine, Mark’s story of losing all his money to a Chinese vendor of pure shitey tat, how Neil’s mum dealt with Rutherglen gangsters and whether or not Neil enjoyed visiting Skye. Plus we deal with some listener Questions, Queries and Conundrums, plus 2 listeners tell us that we’ve made it to the top of their Spotify podcast charts, which is both satisfying and expected, in a way. It’s really easy to support the podcast: tell a friend about it (use whatever trigger warnings you feel necessary) subscribe to the YouTube Channel (free and easy) Buy us a Coffee (ideal for those one-off moments of generosity) Became part of our cult and get access to all of our members-only video content and our private podcast feed
01:49:35
December 02, 2021
Let Me Hear That Train Tone
Hello, good evening and welcome to Episode 20 of Social Media Ruins Everything. It's a very special interview as we're joined in the new SMRE studio by Ross from Finnieston Clothing and the 15:41 Glasgow Central to Dalmornock train. Anyone, this is the first episode filmed and recorded in our new studio. It’s still a work in progress, especially when the guys moved in and discovered that trains pass by every 10 minutes. Something they didn’t realise when viewing the space. But to mark the occasion, they invited fashion entrepreneur Ross along to sit in and to share his story of starting a Glasgow fashion brand. We interrogate him on the process of designing, manufacturing and marketing a brand new range of men’s clothing, all based around the historic shipbuilding culture of Glasgow. Plus we cover raising children, dealing with food phobias, the concepts of mortality and the soul, and much more. Ross is also giving all SMRE viewers and listeners 20% off their next purchase by using the discount code SMRE15 (it was going to be 15%, but he generously said “why the fuck not, make it 20”. Claim your discount here. It’s really easy to support the podcast: tell a friend about it (use whatever trigger warnings you feel necessary) subscribe to the YouTube Channel (free and easy) Buy us a Coffee (ideal for those one-off moments of generosity) Became part of our cult and get access to all of our members-only video content and our private podcast feed
01:34:54
November 25, 2021
The Success Principles
Hello, good evening, and welcome to Episode 19 of Social Media Ruins Everything. BREAKING NEWS We’ve made every single Members Only episode available as a subscription-based option over at Spotify. For just £3.99 a month get an extra episode of your favourite Scottish podcast hosted by 2 bearded guys. That’s right, only £3.99 to get hours of extra (and edgier) Social Media Ruins Everything in your Spotify podcast feed. Learn more here. In this week’s episode, we discuss whether playlist culture has ruined music and how this ties in with modern-day dating apps like Tinder, which Neil thinks may have been invented by aliens. They also discuss business success principles and the importance of Social Media Ruins everything as a vehicle to inspire success. Mark shares some stories from his time on dating apps before meeting his wonderful Beyonce. All of this and much, much more from the bearded buys, and little Producer Cam. Big thanks to our Patreon subscribers who are helping make all of this possible. It’s really easy to support the podcast: tell a friend about it (use whatever trigger warnings you feel necessary) subscribe to the YouTube Channel (free and easy) Buy us a Coffee (ideal for those one-off moments of generosity) Became part of our cult and get access to all of our members-only video content and our private podcast feed
01:42:28
November 18, 2021
VIDEO - Your Most Used Emojis - SMRE Ep19 - Members Only Teaser
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10:27
November 18, 2021
MEMBERS ONLY EPISODE 1 - Exclusive to Spotify Subscribers
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01:50:52
November 18, 2021
VIDEO - How to Become a Financial Success
Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/smre/subscribe and get access to the audio podcast of every Members Only private shows!Here's a lovely wee video clip from episode 19 of the internationally acclaimed Scottish podcast called Social Media Ruins Everything where we share our top tips on how to achieve financial success and freedom in 2022.
04:39
November 18, 2021
VIDEO - Amazon Shopping is Not Retail Therapy
Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/smre/subscribe and get access to the audio podcast of every Members Only private shows!Here's another clip from Social Media Ruins Everything Episode 18 for your viewing pleasure. Thank you. You're welcome.
04:20
November 17, 2021
VIDEO - When You Get Arrested for Your Bucket List
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04:48
November 17, 2021
The Path to Enlightenment
Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/smre/subscribe and get access to the audio podcast of every Members Only private shows!Hello, good morning, good evening and welcome to the official audio podcast for episode 18 of the internationally listened to Social Media Ruins Everything. And yes, these introductions are getting grander by the week. But when you're showcasing Scottish content as prime as this, it goes with the hallowed territory. Anyway, Mark was, once again, all along in the studio, as Producer Cam is still self-isolating with a terrible case of no sense of smell or taste. Co-host Neil was at home, after slaving all day over a client's Christmas present. Mark provides an update on his daughter's birthday party and his overnight stay in a police-filled hotel with a view. And Neil updates us on unlocking his latest business achievements, which was very encouraging to hear. The guys also chew over some Questions, Queries and Condundrums, which include Scottish independence, what they'd spend a lotto jackpot on (and how much they'd consider would be a jackpot), and what their most prized possession is. All of this, plus chat about the new studio space and the grandiose plans for it. It’s really easy to support the podcast: tell a friend about it (use whatever trigger warnings you feel necessary) subscribe to the YouTube Channel (free and easy) Buy us a Coffee (ideal for those one-off moments of generosity) Became part of our cult and get access to all of our members-only video content and our private podcast feed
01:29:02
November 11, 2021
The Existential Crisis
Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/smre/subscribe and get access to the audio podcast of every Members Only private shows!Hello, everyone, and welcome to episode 17 of the galactically-available internet podcast show called Social Media Ruins Everything. Thank you for coming along on our journey to turn this adventure into a full-time bill-paying career. Talking of which, here’s a link to our Patreon. Once again, Neil wasn’t able to travel to the studio, but the guys carry on nonetheless. Mark’s status as a social media influencer has been confirmed, and he has a discount code to prove it. Neil queries why charities still aren’t solving real-world problems, and he explores the topic of existentialism. The guys decide that it’s up to all of us to find our own raison d'être and not allow ourselves to be influenced by anyone else. They dive into this week’s listener/viewer-submitted “Questions, Queries and Conundrums”, and Mark tells his haunted hotel room story. And we get an update on the status of moving the show into a real and proper studio space. Exciting times. Did we mention our Patreon…? It’s really easy to support the podcast: tell a friend about it (use whatever trigger warnings you feel necessary) subscribe to the YouTube Channel (free and easy) Buy us a Coffee (ideal for those one-off moments of generosity) Became part of our cult and get access to all of our members-only video content and our private podcast feed
01:41:57
November 04, 2021
Is the Bike Still Available?
Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/smre/subscribe and get access to the audio podcast of every Members Only private shows! Get the full show notes on our website here. Hello, good morning, good evening and welcome to whoever you are, wherever you are. This is episode 16 of Social Media Ruins Everything, the podcast and internet video show that dares to ask the big questions in life, such as “why is Mark such a Tory and why is Neil such a commie?” In this week’s episode, the guys cover Neil’s van woes, joiners who are fronts for drug cartels, the dichotomy of global poverty and global worker shortages and whether they’ll ever organise a group podcast colonic. They also deal with some texts and a phone call asking if the bike is still available. Despite pinning this prank on the infamous Howlin, Cam the Producer does some detective work and unearths on Gumtree the real culprit. And a new Cult Legend is born. Remember that we do a weekly private, members-only live stream that’s available exclusively to the cult inner circle at Patreon.
01:41:06
October 28, 2021
The Wild Boar Petting Zoo
Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/smre/subscribe and get access to the audio podcast of every Members Only private shows! Welcome to episode 15 of Social Media Ruins Everything, the globally available internet podcast show featuring 2 bearded guys who are struggling to come to terms with their new status as moderately interesting cult leaders. In this episode, we cover the journey to content creation perfection, the joy of beards and broken down vans. We take a call on the hotline from fan-of-the-show Dermot, who reveals that the show has put in back in touch with a long-lost friend, who’s also a listener/viewer (and producer over at Patreon). We discuss the claim that Nicola Sturgeon is the most influential woman in the universe, based on the number of Google searches for her, Netflix milking the Chappell “controversy” for all its worth, and whether petting wild boars is a sensible idea. The OnlyFans GILF gets a mention (trigger warning) and we marvel that wonders of This Person Does Not Exist (play long here). It’s really easy to support the podcast: tell a friend about it (use whatever trigger warnings you feel necessary) subscribe to the YouTube Channel (free and easy) Buy us a Coffee (ideal for those one-off moments of generosity) Became part of our cult and get access to all of our members-only video content and our private podcast feed
01:37:34
October 21, 2021
The Official Guide to Saunas and Husbandry
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01:32:35
October 15, 2021
How Will You Prepare for the New World Order?
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01:35:32
October 07, 2021
How to Dispose of a Sofa in Glasgow
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01:31:31
September 30, 2021
10,000 Hours to Perfection - Part 2
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01:20:12
September 25, 2021
10,000 Hours to Perfection - Part 1
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01:25:34
September 23, 2021
Promoting Health. Helping People. Bettering Ourselves.
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02:31:46
September 16, 2021
The Trauma Behind the Eyes
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01:55:13
September 09, 2021
Espresso with a Viagra Chaser
Support the podcast and get exclusive member's perks. Episode 8 of Social Media Ruins Everything. Mark and Neil ponder the wonders of hair transplants, the need for men to have some f*cking peace and quiet now and again, and Neil's amazing coffee and viagra story. Plus loads of viewer interaction on YouTube. Watch the full live show. This is a Scottish comedy podcast. Tell your pals.
01:40:10
September 03, 2021
Sashaying With Gay Abandon
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01:47:46
August 27, 2021
Gaddafi Was a Baller, Man
Episode 6 of Social Media Ruins Everything, where Mark and Neil marvel and the fun the Taliban are having in the gym and on bumper cars, and lust after Gaddafi's fashion. Plus when temporary laws become permanent in Scotland, and why it's never a good idea for a TV producer to know about the big dildo you feature in your YouTube videos. Support the show, buy us a coffee! Watch clips daily on YouTube. Mark's merch store. Neil's merch store.
01:41:07
August 19, 2021
Andrew Cuomo's Piercings
Another podcast from Mark and Neil, the wanna be full-time content creators. How much of a lottery win would it take to charge their lives? £300? £4 million? Is it offensive to talk about your dog's new interest in flower arranging and crochet now that he's been castrated? And how did they get an Icelandic horse to the Vogue Scandinavia photoshoot with Greta? Mark investigates. Plus, does Andrew Cuomo have pierced nipples? All this and more in this week's exciting, vibrant and titillating episode of Social Media Ruins Everything. Leave us a voice message. Support the podcast by buying us a coffee! It's quick, easy, affordable and PayPal is accepted. Visit Neil's merch store. Visit Mark's merch store. Watch the YouTube videos!
01:34:49
August 13, 2021
Artisanal Shavings for Sale
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01:30:33
August 07, 2021
LIVESTREAM Announcement! Going Live on YouTube 4th August 7pm GMT
Find us on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwG6p-yqF65cbH5Iw4yk1fA Tune into the live recording of EP04 of the podcast, streamed live to YouTube. Remember to leave us a voice message or a comment on our videos.
01:38
August 03, 2021
My Ultimate Cone Set Up (as a eunuch)
Support our goals to become full-time content creators. Yaaaas! Neil's merch store. Mark's merch store. Watch our live shows and video clips here. Mark and Neil go LIVE with this recording, streaming to the YouTube channel. In this week's episode they talk about listener feedback, feeling shite about yourself because you didn't start a $3 million dollar business part-time, expensive alimony, dogs wearing cones after they're made eunuchs, and how social media makes you hate people. Plus Neil talks about making funny and cute videos about his French Bulldogs.
48:10
July 31, 2021
Roman Sharf & Drinking Your Own P!ss
In this episode, we talk about being sponsored to shave your balls, the ridiculous of YouTube videos exploring $$$ mansions, and why Roman Sharf's channel is the best thing on YouTube right now. We also cover the wonders of drinking your own urine and the wonderful YouTube who finally went viral the day he decided to quit YouTube. 00:01:53 thoughts on ep01 00:11:51 being authentic on YouTube 00:22:03 Neil the therapist 00:24:11 $169,000,000 penthouse 00:28:33 ridiculous house tours 00:32:12 how to go viral on YouTube 00:39:24 Roman Sharf’s genius 00:49:41 urine drinkers 00:56:44 losing subscribers 01:01:13 wrap up Links to the content we discuss: Inside a $169,000,000 New York City Penthouse NEVER BEFORE SEEN! The urine drinking glassblower Inside Cara Delevingne's Fantastical L.A. Home | Open Door | Architectural Digest Roman Sharf The man who went viral when he quit YouTube #podcast #scottish #comedy #romansharf #youtuber #contentcreator #realtalk
01:04:15
July 27, 2021
It's Sh**e Being Scottish
Mark and Neil formalise the launch of Social Media Ruins Everything, which had a sketchy pilot back in 2019 (watch it here). Mark's YouTube Neil's YouTube We ramble for over an hour on what holds us back as content creators and how the generation that didn't grow up with the internet struggle to put themselves out there. We talk about the need to grind it out when making content and loads more stuff that I can't remember right now. Listen and enjoy.
01:22:31
July 20, 2021