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Heart Attacks

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    George Flynn, Who Worked for the Houston Press and Both Dailies, Dies at 65

    George Flynn, a veteran newspaperman who worked for the Houston Press, the Post and the Chronicle, died of a heart attack at age 65 Saturday. Flynn experienced chest pains and was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital, where he died about 4 a.m. April 20. Flynn grew up in Dallas, graduated from wha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    Texas Blues Hero Jimmie Vaughan Recovering After Heart Attack

    Guitarist Jimmie Vaughan, a founding member of the Fabulous Thunderbirds and one of the nation's leading solo blues artists, has been discharged from a California hospital after being treated for a heart attack, according to a statement from his management Thursday morning. Gretchen Barber, Executi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Kings X Drummer Jerry Gaskill Loses Home In Hurricane Sandy

    Rocks Off readers of a certain age will fondly remember Jerry Gaskill as the drummer from pioneering proto-grunge/metal band King's X. Perhaps many of you, like us, even had tickets to trio's show earlier this year at Warehouse Live that was cancelled after Gaskill had a heart attack. More bad news ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    King's X Back on the Road After Drummer's Heart Attack

    Rewind: King's X Drummer Jerry Gaskill Has Heart Attack King's X Marks The Spot: Three Bands Spawned by Houston's Hard-Rock Power Trio Houston progressive hard-rock band King's X will return to the road this fall, its first tour since drummer Jerry Gaskill suffered a heart attack in February, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2012

    King's X Drummer Jerry Gaskill Has Heart Attack

    ​Jerry Gaskill, drummer and vocalist for Houston progressive hard rock band King's X, had a heart attack Saturday night, according to a Facebook post by his bandmate DUg Pinnick: Jerry had a heart attack last night. He was operated on and is in stable condition at the hospital. Were all waiti ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    A Call For Reason, Inspired by Man's Heart Attack, Suffered at The Heart Attack Grill

    The national media was inflamed yesterday with the news that a male patron of the Las Vegas eatery known as The Heart Attack Grill fell stricken with the condition that is the establishment's namesake, otherwise known as myocardial infarction. A heart attack. A guy, eating at a place so named, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    5 Ways the Super Bowl Can Kill or Maim You (Or Your Dog!), According to Experts

    Earlier this week we brought you the solemn warning from Methodist Hospital, urging people to remember to pee during the Super Bowl. If you don't, an expert said, you might end up in the ER with a catheter inserted into places you'd rather not have such things inserted. But that is not the only wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    UPDATED: Music Editor Chris Gray is Holding His Own

    Photo by Ramon MedinaChris Gray, on the right, with musician Benjamin Wesley.​UPDATE:On Monday afternoon, Chris Gray's dad said his son has his eyes open, is responsive to sounds and has moved around. It is still too early to determine what all has happened to him, however, because doctors sti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    UPDATED: Music Editor Chris Gray Is Holding His Own

    Photo by Ramon MedinaChris Gray, on the right, with musician Benjamin Wesley.​UPDATE: On Monday afternoon, Chris Gray's dad said his son has his eyes open, is responsive to sounds and has moved around. It is still too early to determine what all has happened to him, however, because doctors st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    The Best, Most Dramatic Walmart Lawsuit Ever

    One man's outrage, laid bare​Alonzo Ross is suing his local Walmart pharmacy for negligence, but it's the way he's doing it that got our attention. Instead of writing a stuffy old list of allegations, Ross decided to write a complete narrative in order to give his petition more pep. We wish mo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 23, 2010

    The Waiting Room

    You won't have to wait long for the laughs in this comedy

  • Music

    May 6, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Sampler Plate: This Week In Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Confessions of a Gluttinous Chinaman: One of two blogs that we were just turned ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Late Night Scene: Saint Dane's

    Fried Oreos​We could probably tell you every bar inside the loop that serves Miller High Life, the champagne of beers. We're happy to report that Saint Dane's (502 Elgin) is one of these bars. But it also serves shots in plastic cups, which is a personal peeve of ours. We mean, is this a frat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Ask a Rapper: Much Luvv's Tre9 Remembers Late Christian Rapper Juan "Enock" James

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Have something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email it to introducinglisto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 24, 2007

    Rotation: Jon Rauhouse

    Jon Rauhouse Steel Guitar Heart Attack Bloodshot Records Ace sideman and session player Jon Rauhouse almost left us a couple of years back. Guys as young as Calexico collaborator Rauhouse aren't supposed to have heart attacks, but all those years of touring with tear-ass bands like the Waco Brother ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 20, 2006
  • Music

    December 15, 2005

    Stairway to Heaven

    Gauging 2005's rock deaths with the Greil Marcus Death Meter

  • Music

    February 12, 2004

    Cardiac Kids

    The Austin rejects of Young Heart Attack rule Houston and the UK

  • News

    December 25, 2003

    Heart Broken

    Despite the mounting evidence of innocence, a convict remains in prison

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003
  • Music

    January 17, 2002

    Joseph Murrail Jackson Memorials

    Friday, January 18 and Sunday, January 20

  • Dining

    March 29, 2001
  • Dining

    December 28, 2000

    Butter Yourself Up

    Looking for food-related New Year's resolutions? Start by swearing off margarine.

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