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The Soup

5 Nov

In my humble opinion, the most consistently funny show on cable television is The Soup. For those unfamiliar, it is basically a thirty minute block of humorous clips from various talk, reality, and news shows during the week. I suppose that in the realm of comedic television, this show has an unfair advantage, seeing that it doesn’t need to actually write a fresh new script every week, but it never fails to entertain. The great thing about this show is that it exhibits all the ridiculous bits of shows I either don’t have the time or wouldn’t be caught dead watching (RuPaul’s Drag Race, Wendy Williams, any VH1 reality show, any reality show involving the “height-impaired”). The host, Joel Mchale is also a highlight, managing to toe the line between being outrageously funny without being obnoxious. Give the show a chance, I realize that its on the E! network, but its worth it. It airs every Friday night at 10PM, which I always miss, but it gets rerun throughout the week. Its sister show, The Dish, hosted by Topanga, is also pretty good, but she lacks the charisma of Mchale.

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