If I hadn't recently reviewed Ellen's Southern Kitchen, which took over the defunct Heart Attack Grill space, I might not have written about the H.A.G. ever again. It's hard to believe the temple to excess is still in the news at all. Unless, of course, more people die while eating burgers in the re ... More >>
Freshman state Rep. Jason Villalba has spent much of the past couple days scrambling to respond to the sudden media attention sparked by his announcement that he would file a bill for the coming legislative session allowing teachers to carry guns. He talked to the Morning News yesterday, and yesterd ... More >>
On the afternoon of September 6, Franklin Davis drove away from Hebron High School with Shania Gray, a 16-year-old student there. Davis, 30, had arranged the meeting using a fake Facebook profile featuring a picture of a teenage boy. Otherwise, Gray might not have agreed to meet.
Davis is accused o ... More >>
The month of May has proven to be an eventful one. The Californian mega-chain In-N-Out Burger made its Texas debut in Frisco and Allen, The Cedars Social finally celebrated its grand opening, and plenty more new culinary establishments have popped up along the way. Not to mention, a few have clos ... More >>
Tic Tacs and copious amounts of coke are all you need to have a body like a super model. And beriberi.I have spent about 17 minutes of my entire life dieting. I did it to teach myself healthy eating habits so my body doesn't explode on my 25th birthday, when my metabolism is supposed to scree ... More >>
If you haven't already been reminded by 90 coworkers today, we're happy to tell you that today's Friday the 13th. According to Wikipedia, fear of Friday the 13th is called friggatriskaidekaphobia. So now you know that. Nerd.
Since today's already unlucky, in the spirit of getting screwed by ... More >>
While we anxiously await the Mavs' NBA Western Conference Final opponent -- looks like the Thunder -- a couple of matters that get, well, right to the heart of the matter.
Was talking to Mark Aguirre last week in the wake of his recent health scare. Aguirre, the first overall pick i ... More >>
Stoney Burns as seen in Mickey Grant's documentary about the so-called Lee Park Massacre of 1970Angus Wynne just called with the sad news: Stoney Burns -- who, in 1967 co-founded The Dallas Notes and then The Iconoclast and would go on to publish Buddy Magazine -- died early this morning at Baylo ... More >>
Heart Attack Grill is scheduled to open in the West End on May 13.
This video, posted in 2010, features Blair River -- the 575-pound guy who used to be the spokesperson for Heart Attack Grill's location in Arizona until he died in March at the age of 29.
And here's a clip from Nightline. My favo ... More >>
Sad news comes today from a spokesperson for Poor David's Pub: Seems that folk/singer-songwriter Scott Shipley has had a heart attack and his show scheduled for tonight has been canceled. The 45-year-old Shipley tours regularly, but hasn't played our area for some time.The rep at Poor David's did ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, September 15, 2009...
Author and punk rock legend Jim Carroll has died of a heart attack.
Janet Jackson released a surprise song "for her fans" after the VMA's on Sunday night. Those crazy Jacksons know how to exploit a moment don't they?
Jack W ... More >>