James Van Der Beek

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Tim Tebow: Ten things non-sports fans should know about The Chosen One

    Tim Tebow is big news. In fact, he's such big news that it's no longer acceptable for non-sports fans to not know who he is. Don't worry: Westword has your back. For all of you who think NFL stands for National Forensic League and spend your Sundays and Monday evenings crocheting or tossing cabers o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Michelle Trachtenberg: Who does the best Nicki Minaj?

    This one, obviously.​There was a mini-rash of adorable teen stars rapping Nicki Minaj last week when Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez both paid homage to "Super Bass." Not sure how either came to the conclusion that attempting to rap would be good for them in some way, but they aren't the first u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008

    Thirty Days of Zombie Movies

    Inside every one of us, there is a zombie waiting to get out. I’ve just finished watching thirty zombie movies in a thirty-day span of time, and that’s the key thing I’ve learned. Whether because of a voodoo curse or radiation from space, a man-made virus or an alien parasite, we are all zomb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2008

    Channel 4's New Look

    April 21 was a day of introductions at KCNC-TV/Channel 4. The CBS affiliate broadcast its newscasts in full HD for the first time, unveiled new graphics, and welcomed recently hired anchor Karen Leigh, an Arkansas native most recently seen in the Minneapolis market, who takes the place of male co-ho ... More >>

  • Film

    January 14, 1999