James Van Der Beek

20 TV Mean Girls We Secretly Love

From the tough ladies on Game of Thrones and Revenge to the recent additions of sardonic “gal pal” Jessa Johansson (Girls) and James Van Der Beek’s equally self-absorbed BFF Chloe (B—- in Apartment 23), audiences are quite taken with TV’s latest mean girl class. The “B” (of Apt. 23) has even been called “one of the first truly 21st century chicks on TV.” While we don’t endorse girl-on-girl hate in real life, striking that perfect balance of evilness and likability is a difficult thing for a character to do, and we’d like to give a shout out to the women who have done this with aplomb over the years. Click through to see the mean girls we not-so-secretly love, and please share your favorites in the comments! … Read More

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Some of TV's Oldest High Schoolers

Earlier today Gleeks ’round the world white knuckled their Broadway playbills when it was announced that at the end of the coming season, Lea Michele, Chris Colfer, and Cory Monteith will be graduating from McKinley High School and leaving the show. On one hand, it will be sad to see three of the series’ most iconic characters depart — and at the same time, to boot. On the other, we agree with Glee creator Ryan Murphy, who recently said that he didn’t want the show to be populated with characters that “were in high school for eight years.” High school dramas have always had their fair share of actors in their 20s — and many of them were already at that age when they first landed their gigs. After the jump, we’ll look at some of television’s oldest high school students. Be sure to add anyone who we’ve missed in the comments. … Read More

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What’s On at Flavorpill: The Links That Made the Rounds In Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we listened to M.I.A.’s new WikiLeaks-inspired” mixtape. We wondered if we’re smarter than this 2-year-old. We discovered that some people think that Pixar’s Cars is a ripoff of Doc Hollywood. We realized how much zombies and supermodels have in common. We fell a little… Read More

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Five Signs of an Impending Entertainment World Apocalypse: ’90s Icons Edition

BARACK OBAMA allegedly listened to MARIAH CAREY’s “Hero” before the election results were announced. [Mirror]

Reuniting for the first time since the dance off, BRITNEY SPEARS and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE will come together on stage at tonight’s MADONNA concert at Dodger’s Stadium. [TVgasm]

JANET JACKSON missed nine dates on her current Rock… Read More

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