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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
One man's outrage, laid bareAlonzo 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 >>
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 >>
Fried OreosWe 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 >>
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 >>