Kent has just finished posting the Absolute Beginner's Video Series on Visual Studio 2005 Express (VB and C#). You can check them out here:
Absolute Beginner's Video Series to Visual Studio 2005 Express Editions
This video series is designed specifically for individuals who are interested in learning the basics of how to create applications using Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition and Visual C# 2005 Express Edition. This includes over 10 hours of video-based instruction that walks from creating your first "Hello World" application to a fully functioning RSS Reader application. Learn how to write your first application today!!
If you're new to Visual Basic or Visual C#, this seems like a great way to get started.