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Richard Whittaker

Staff Writer

TWITTER: @YorkshireTX

The Chronicle's token Englishman, and a graduate of the universities of York, Stirling, and Texas, Richard's multitude of beats include education, the legislature, and film news. He has also been covering roller derby since 2007, the longest run for any mainstream journalist.

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I Luv Video Quits Guadalupe

Don't panic! Consolidated Airport store to be world's biggest

Screens Daily, Nov. 24, 2015 7:02 PM

DVDanger: Onur Tukel Talks Applesauce

The actor/director redefines comedy-horror

Screens Daily, Nov. 24, 2015 10:01 AM

Other Worlds Austin Lights the Embers

Post-apocalyptic drama joins list of Shelley Award nominees

Screens Daily, Nov. 19, 2015 5:00 PM

AISD to Consider Ridding School Names of Confederate Legacy

AISD Board in the process of crafting a mechanism that allows for renaming schools upon public request

News Feature, Nov. 19, 2015

Austin Airport Back up to Speed

Post-flood repairs complete at ABIA, in time for Thanksgiving

News Daily, Nov. 18, 2015 4:10 PM

Author & Punisher Pummels

One-man industrialist Tristan Shone shares some Housecore Horror

Music Daily, Nov. 17, 2015 4:30 PM

DVDanger: Bound to Vengeance

Female protagonists tested in home invasion and revenge flicks

Screens Daily, Nov. 14, 2015 10:00 AM

Other Worlds Austin Proclaims No Men Beyond This Point

Sci-fi fest adds battle of the sexes mockumentary as centerpiece

Screens Daily, Nov. 13, 2015 12:45 PM

Mondo Gets Original

New show eschews brands and franchises

Screens Daily, Nov. 13, 2015 12:05 PM

Tempers Flare as AISD Board Tackles Confederate Legacy

Name change issue punted to the board's policy committee

News Feature, Nov. 12, 2015

The End of F1 in Austin?

U.S. Grand Prix might not be back next year

News Feature, Nov. 12, 2015

The End of F1 in Austin?

U.S. Grand Prix might not be back next year

News Daily, Nov. 11, 2015 1:00 PM

DVDanger: Mexico Barbaro

Anthology horror from Mexico

Screens Daily, Nov. 10, 2015 11:50 AM

Other Worlds Austin Goes Intergalactic, Intercontinental

Steampunk, time travel, and zombie comedy join the fest

Screens Daily, Nov. 6, 2015 11:45 AM

When Eddie Met Ozzy

Black Sabbath front man drops by Austin lawmaker's office

News Daily, Nov. 5, 2015 3:00 PM

State and Local Elections

No new taxes!

News Feature, Nov. 5, 2015

ABIA Rebuilds After Flood

Flights continue to be delayed

News Feature, Nov. 5, 2015

Friday Fun Fun Fun Fest Album Reviews

The Color Before the Sun

Music Feature, Nov. 5, 2015

Austin Film Festival: Sympathy For the Devil

The true story of rich people playing Satanist

Screens Daily, Nov. 3, 2015 12:40 PM

Other Worlds Austin Celebrate Women in SF

Fest announces new award, plus YA opening night film

Screens Daily, Nov. 2, 2015 1:30 PM

Austin Film Festival: Of Dogs and Men

Police brutality vs. man's best friend

Screens Daily, Nov. 2, 2015 11:10 AM

Austin Film Festival: Tear Me Apart

A very British post-apocalypse film

Screens Daily, Nov. 1, 2015 12:30 PM

Austin Film Festival: Jack's Apocalypse

Armageddon and addiction, Texas-style

Screens Daily, Oct. 31, 2015 10:40 AM

DVDanger: This Is Halloween

Unconventional horror for the haunting time

Screens Daily, Oct. 31, 2015 9:00 AM

Halloween Storm Update

Closures everywhere and tornado warnings

News Daily, Oct. 30, 2015 11:44 AM

13 Reasons to Love Wizard World

Where else could Big Bird rub feathers with The Crow?

Screens Daily, Oct. 30, 2015 11:40 AM

The 22nd Annual Austin Film Festival

Doc follows a metalhead with Peter Pan Syndrome

Screens Feature, Oct. 29, 2015

The Rise of the House of Torment

Austin's biggest home haunt is now a national phenomenon

Arts Daily, Oct. 28, 2015 4:29 PM

SXSW Cancels Panels, Cites Safety Threats

Harassment panel pulled; BuzzFeed threatens boycott

SXSW Daily, Oct. 27, 2015 12:35 PM

DVDanger: Edgar Allan Poe's Black Cats

Two Italian retellings of the American horror classic

Screens Daily, Oct. 27, 2015 10:00 AM

DVDanger: Of Manos and Mosquito

Two schlocky classics get a pre-Halloween restoration

Screens Daily, Oct. 24, 2015 10:00 AM

SXSWedu Announces 2016 Speakers

Autism thought leader Temple Grandin to deliver keynote speech

News Daily, Oct. 23, 2015 11:00 AM

Richard Jenkins Wields a Bone Tomahawk

Old Western horror with the Six Feet Under star

Screens Daily, Oct. 23, 2015 9:00 AM

Pushing for Expansion

Casar, Houston not warming up to expansion proposal

News Feature, Oct. 22, 2015

Dust and Bones

Cannibal Western Bone Tomahawk finds true gristle

Screens Feature, Oct. 22, 2015

Formula One

Sports Feature, Oct. 22, 2015

DVDanger: The Larry Fessenden Collection

Horror's underappreciated auteur on existential terror

Screens Daily, Oct. 20, 2015 9:00 AM

Ben Carson Invites Himself to Austin ISD

GOP contender's photo op plan quietly falls apart

News Daily, Oct. 17, 2015 11:30 AM

DVDanger: Final Girl

Abigail Breslin, the revisionist scream queen

Screens Daily, Oct. 17, 2015 9:00 AM

Villalba and the Incredible Nazi Disappearing Tweet

Texas Rep Tweets, then deletes, Nazi comparison

News Daily, Oct. 15, 2015 4:00 PM

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