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Our virtual mailbox was virtually overflowing this week with questions, queries, commands and complaints. We'd like to be able to address them all but, honestly, most of them just weren't that interesting and/or they had mostly proper spelling, grammar and punctuation. That's not really our bag, people.
cmgmp3 asks: Dear Soup: Some shows have audience tickets that they give away...does the Soup do that? Or is there any way that I can apply to be one of the off-camera voices that yell things out like: No way! or You're kidding!
We always like to start off our Q&A sessions with this old audience question chestnut. So, short answer: no. More detailed answer: still no, but read this. As to your second request, cmgmp3, we already consider you an off-camera voice. Therefore, you may keep yelling whatever you'd like, whether it's directed at the show, your clergyman or crossing guard.
ccarson34 asks: I have a bet with my wife that Joel was at the American Idol finale and was on TV briefly in profile. She claims it wasn't him and was Jim Carrey. Please help.
Go ahead and file those divorce papers, ccarson34, because Joel McHale was indeed at the American Idol finale, a fact which this week's episode of The Soup will make abundantly clear to your cruel, distrustful wife. And then, please let her know that we here at The Soup Blog are also currently single.