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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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Other Worlds Austin Adds Owen Egerton's Latest

Plus sci-fi fest's closing night title, and shorts

Screens Daily, Nov. 28, 2016 12:45 PM

Other Worlds Austin Announces Mary Shelley Award Finalists

Shortlist for prize for rising female film talents

Screens Daily, Nov. 23, 2016 2:30 PM

Thanksgiving as a Refugee in America

Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free

News Feature, Nov. 23, 2016

City Looking for Faces of Austin

Film competition could mean SXSW screening

Screens Daily, Nov. 22, 2016 3:45 PM

The Race for House District 46

The pool of potential candidates is filling up for Dawnna Dukes' seat

News Feature, Nov. 17, 2016

Niche Streaming Sites for the Holidays

Give the gift of worlds of entertainment just a click away

Screens Feature, Nov. 17, 2016

Jeff Nichols Enters Texas Film Hall of Fame

Loving director, Hector Galán, and Tye Sheridan honored

Screens Daily, Nov. 15, 2016 11:00 AM

Houston Voters Say No to "Robin Hood"

HISD rejects making school finance payments

News Daily, Nov. 15, 2016 6:00 AM

Anti-Bullying Bill Filed for Texas Legislature

San Antonio lawmakers open pre-filing season with David's Law today

News Daily, Nov. 14, 2016 10:25 AM

Rooster Teeth Raised … How Much?

Local game loons and internet sensations pwn charity fundraiser

Screens Daily, Nov. 13, 2016 1:15 PM

DVDanger: Dog Eat Dog

Paul Schrader is the old dog learning new tricks

Screens Daily, Nov. 13, 2016 9:00 AM

Rooster Teeth Gives an Extra Life

Online gaming charity marathon happening right now

Screens Daily, Nov. 12, 2016 1:30 PM

AISD Board Races

News Feature, Nov. 10, 2016

ACC Board Races

News Feature, Nov. 10, 2016

State Lege: Same, Same, but Different

News Feature, Nov. 10, 2016

U.S. House of Representatives

News Feature, Nov. 10, 2016

Jeff Nichols' Intimate Portrait of a Marriage in Loving

Austin-based director on the pivotal civil rights case that inspired his film

Screens Feature, Nov. 10, 2016

Cole Running to Replace Dukes

One election ends, another begins …

News Daily, Nov. 8, 2016 12:16 PM

Sound on Sound Review: Explosions in the Sky

ATX’s instrumental innovators pass festival torche

Music Daily, Nov. 7, 2016 1:25 PM

Sound on Sound Review: Thursday

Reunited ragers wait out the rain to bring fire

Music Daily, Nov. 7, 2016 11:45 AM

Enter the Domain With Other Worlds Austin

Sci-fi film festival adds world premiere, new score, and award winners

Screens Daily, Nov. 5, 2016 2:00 PM

DVDanger: Last Girl Standing

Austin horror goes beyond the slasher

Screens Daily, Nov. 4, 2016 12:40 PM

Sunday SOS Interview: Thursday

Poetically political post-hardcore icons reunite

Music Feature, Nov. 3, 2016

Other Worlds Says OMG!

Fest adds Israeli sci-fi comedy OMG, I'm a Robot?! and Dark Star

Screens Daily, Nov. 1, 2016 5:20 PM

Travis County Voting Boom Means Extra Booths

Elections division meets demand with semi-permanent mobile location

News Daily, Oct. 31, 2016 4:00 PM

DVDanger: More to Watch This Halloween

Part II: Slavic rednecks, emo vigilantes, and crazed snipers

Screens Daily, Oct. 31, 2016 11:45 AM

DVDanger: What to Watch This Halloween

Part I: Slugs, zombies, and one-night stands

Screens Daily, Oct. 30, 2016 1:30 PM

Into the Woods at Scream Hollow

Behind the scenes at the local destination horror house

Arts Daily, Oct. 28, 2016 3:00 PM

Baked Cookies and Racism at UT

Young Conservatives get national headlines, local contempt

News Daily, Oct. 27, 2016 11:40 AM

The Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda of MondoCon

Star Wars, Marvel near misses from the Mondo archive

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

How to Assemble Your Donald Trump Mask

Features Feature, Oct. 27, 2016

Election Notes

District 6, mobility fits, and complaints of campaign thrift

News Feature, Oct. 27, 2016

League of Left-Out Voters

In a busy election season, the Statesman grapples with space and its endorsements

News Feature, Oct. 27, 2016

Early Voting Shows Massive Leap

Texas counties broke records Monday. Is it energy, or early burnout?

News Daily, Oct. 25, 2016 11:30 AM

DVDanger: She Who Must Burn

Anti-abortion terror as the new Salem witch trials

Screens Daily, Oct. 22, 2016 1:45 PM

With Ti West In a Valley of Violence

Director on PTSD, Westerns, and the world's greatest dog

Screens Daily, Oct. 21, 2016 10:00 AM

Listen to MondoCon

Your essential guide to this weekend's Mondo vinyl exclusives

Screens Daily, Oct. 21, 2016 9:00 AM

Election Notes

More than 713,000 registered voters need to know what's going on

News Feature, Oct. 20, 2016

Texas House: The Travis Delegation

Can Ana Jordan put a Democrat back in the HD 47 seat?

News Feature, Oct. 20, 2016

Filmmaker Keith Maitland on Tackling Tower

Innovative doc animates the UT Tower Massacre

Screens Feature, Oct. 20, 2016

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