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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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DVDanger: Follow

Owen Egerton on VOD, plus Antibirth

Screens Daily, Aug. 27, 2016 10:00 AM

Fede Alvarez Says Don't Breathe

On Detroit, Uruguay, and shooting that scene

Screens Daily, Aug. 26, 2016 12:30 PM

Morrow vs. Trump vs. the GOP

Travis County GOP rudderless, broke after ousting chair

News Daily, Aug. 26, 2016 12:26 PM

GOP Ousts Robert Morrow? Maybe.

State chair claims Travis County chair resigned

News Daily, Aug. 25, 2016 10:51 PM

Fantastic Fest Snags Arrival

The Handmaiden, Sadako vs. Kayako in wave two

Screens Daily, Aug. 25, 2016 12:00 PM

AISD and ACC Board of Trustees

News Feature, Aug. 25, 2016

Lege, Statewide, and Beyond

News Feature, Aug. 25, 2016

What Does Austin’s Explosive Growth Mean for Capital Metro?

Big changes are coming, but it’s not clear yet what they will be

News Feature, Aug. 25, 2016

Fabio Frizzi Takes Austin to The Beyond

First word on performance of new score for grisly classic

Screens Daily, Aug. 24, 2016 2:30 PM

The Terror Behind Terror of Frankenstein

Austin debut of mind-bending horror Director's Commentary

Screens Daily, Aug. 24, 2016 12:15 PM

Nine Reasons Why Trump Is in Austin

Deciphering the most baffling campaign stop of 2016

News Daily, Aug. 23, 2016 8:38 AM

Interim Voter ID Rules Put in Place for November Election

State still requires photo ID, but relaxes restrictions

News Feature, Aug. 18, 2016

Making Car Ownership Obsolete

Zipcar, Car2Go: Our mission is to sell zero cars

News Feature, Aug. 18, 2016

Fantastic Market Transforms

Blumhouse and more at Fantastic Fest industry sidebar

Screens Daily, Aug. 17, 2016 1:15 PM

DVDanger: Lace Crater

Ghostly romance reinvented, plus more DVD and VOD releases

Screens Daily, Aug. 15, 2016 12:45 PM

Bray Wyatt: Follow the Buzzards

WWE superstar on horror, power, and the allure of the ring

Sports Daily, Aug. 15, 2016 9:00 AM

Trailer Park

First glimpses at three Austin films

Screens Daily, Aug. 12, 2016 11:45 AM

Texas Filmmaker David Lowery Updates Pete's Dragon

Reimagining the Disney classic

Screens Feature, Aug. 11, 2016

Bank Robbers and Texas Rangers Clash in Hell or High Water

West Texas noir

Screens Feature, Aug. 11, 2016

WWE SmackDown Live

Sports Feature, Aug. 11, 2016

Austin Film Fest Adds 10 Titles

First wave includes Jarmusch, Stooges, Rooster Teeth

Screens Daily, Aug. 9, 2016 11:00 AM

DVDanger: Fantastic Fest 2015 Revisited

With the 2016 lineup here, time for VOD and DVD reruns

Screens Daily, Aug. 6, 2016 9:00 AM

New Grant at Other Worlds Austin

Dan O'Bannon award to help Texas filmmakers

Screens Daily, Aug. 5, 2016 1:30 PM

AFS Announces Filmmaker Grant Panel

Indie filmmakers, Lincoln Center film booker doling out cash

Screens Daily, Aug. 4, 2016 10:00 AM

Burt Reynolds and The Bandit

Doc chronicles the making of a classic

Screens Feature, Aug. 4, 2016

Fantastic Fest First Wave Announced

Miss Peregrine, Phantasm: Ravager, and more

Screens Daily, Aug. 2, 2016 12:00 PM

Pick a Castro, Any Castro

Texas Dems want one of the Castro twins for DNC chair

News Feature, Jul. 28, 2016

What's the Fix for Texas' Voter ID Law?

"Time is short" to implement a replacement for discriminatory photo ID requirement

News Feature, Jul. 28, 2016

Adult Audio Coloring Book Sampler

A look back at illustrated album covers old and new

Music Feature, Jul. 28, 2016

Austin Collectors Show Off Their Toys

Lights, camera, action figures!

Screens Feature, Jul. 28, 2016

Parties, Pints, and Triple Plays at Pinballz

"More is better" at Austin arcade

Sports Feature, Jul. 28, 2016

Mondo Con: The Third Coming

Print, poster, and collectibles celebration announced

Arts Daily, Jul. 27, 2016 3:00 PM

Texas Dems to DNC: Pick a Castro, Any Castro

State party suggests Joaquin, Julián to replace Wasserman Schultz

News Daily, Jul. 26, 2016 4:18 PM

Do You Accept The Invitation?

Director Karyn Kusama on cults and dinner parties

Screens Daily, Jul. 26, 2016 9:00 AM

SXSW Announces Keynotes, First Speakers

Geneticist, Transparent creator head up first round

SXSW Daily, Jul. 25, 2016 10:00 AM

Cracking the Mighty Coconut

Inside the Austin animation studio

Screens Daily, Jul. 22, 2016 11:45 AM

Ted Cruz Refuses to Endorse Donald Trump

Texas senator tosses matches (and himself) on RNC dumpster fire

News Daily, Jul. 21, 2016 11:00 AM

School District Preps for Electoral Fight

Challengers emerge for two AISD trustee seats while three remain unchallenged

News Feature, Jul. 21, 2016

Austin Film Society Presents a Night of Texas Animation

Animation showcase draws artists together

Screens Feature, Jul. 21, 2016

Texas Voter ID Law Struck Down

5th Circuit: Senate Bill 14 violates Voting Rights Act

News Daily, Jul. 20, 2016 3:32 PM

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