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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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Bedside Manner: Hell, Ghosts, and Blood

Nihilists have more fun

Arts Daily, Jun. 22, 2016 9:30 AM

Unlocking the Secrets of Prisoner X

Other Worlds Austin presents political paranoia thriller

Screens Daily, Jun. 21, 2016 12:00 PM

DVDanger: Monsterland

Creature feature anthology, plus The Funhouse Massacre

Screens Daily, Jun. 18, 2016 9:00 AM

Digging up the Raiders!

The strange tale of Raiders of the Lost Ark remade

Screens Daily, Jun. 17, 2016 9:00 AM

CodeNEXT Chief Quits

Matt Lewis resigns amid human resources investigation

News Daily, Jun. 16, 2016 4:45 PM

Data Integrity Issues Plague STAAR Testing

Education commissioner cancels June retest dates

News Feature, Jun. 16, 2016

Subversion Not OK at RRISD

School district faces accusations of censorship

News Feature, Jun. 16, 2016

Stick It! My Life of Sex, Drums, and Rock & Roll

Carmine Appice and Ian Gittins

Music Feature, Jun. 16, 2016

DVDanger: Gridlocked

It's all about timing for Trish Stratus

Screens Daily, Jun. 14, 2016 12:30 PM

Dan Patrick Excoriated Over Orlando Shooting Tweet

Lite Guv blames Twitter debacle on timing, not bigotry

News Daily, Jun. 12, 2016 1:42 PM

ATX Television Festival: Dancing in The West Wing

Looking back on the legacy of the Bartlet administration

Screens Daily, Jun. 12, 2016 1:20 PM

ATX Television Festival: Shifting Landscapes: The Effect of 9/11 on Storytelling

How the World Trade Center attacks affected TV

Screens Daily, Jun. 11, 2016 6:30 PM

Opening the Book on Roller Derby

Local photographer Kickstarting history of Texas Rollergirls

Arts Daily, Jun. 9, 2016 2:26 PM

ATX Television Festival: Denis Leary

Rescue Me, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, and blue collar blues

Screens Daily, Jun. 9, 2016 8:00 AM

House to Address Education Funding

Speaker Joe Straus sets school finance as interim item

News Feature, Jun. 9, 2016

State Emergency-Leave Rules Tightened

Comptroller will now verify all applications

News Feature, Jun. 9, 2016

DVDanger: The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T

Hate piano practice? Dr. Seuss' oddity is for you

Screens Daily, Jun. 4, 2016 8:20 AM

Last Day for AFS Film Grants

Get your AFS Grant applications in before midnight

Screens Daily, Jun. 2, 2016 3:00 PM

A Level Playing Field

Due to a city loophole, a charter school can build a campus in less than half the time AISD can

News Feature, Jun. 2, 2016

Rundberg Reblend

Groups remake North Austin neighborhood one bridge at a time

News Feature, Jun. 2, 2016

On the Fringes of Cinema

Zack Carlson celebrates the creative spirit with new Vice series Outsider

Screens Feature, Jun. 2, 2016

DVDanger: Fragile Minds

Dementia and Remember find terror in age

Screens Daily, May. 28, 2016 1:45 PM

Lee Elementary Still Lee Elementary

Campus renaming debate still rumbles on the AISD board

News Daily, May. 26, 2016 12:15 PM

DVDanger: The Club

Home release roundup time

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

Claw-in-Claw With The Lobster

Director Yorgos Lanthimos reveals the beast within

Screens Daily, May. 20, 2016 9:00 AM

If It's Broke, Don't Fix It

Texas school finance system ruled constitutional

News Feature, May. 19, 2016

Looking at the Big Picture

Paramount Summer Classic Film Series goes large

Screens Feature, May. 19, 2016

Other Worlds Austin Has The Answer

Writer/director Iqbal Ahmed talks identity before Texas debut

Screens Daily, May. 18, 2016 11:30 AM

Texas Supremes: Not Our Job to Fix School Finance

Long-awaited ruling says school funding system constitutional

News Daily, May. 13, 2016 11:30 AM

The Art of Elections

Guzu Gallery show puts the pop in POPular Vote

Arts Daily, May. 13, 2016 10:00 AM

On Set With Virgin Cheerleaders in Chains

New indie horror melds Austin talent and Brazilian gore

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

Our City, Our Headache

Uber and Lyft's temper tantrum leaves Austin to clean up the mess

News Feature, May. 12, 2016

Lege Considers Protecting TNCs From Voter Tyranny

News Feature, May. 12, 2016

AISD Expands Pre-K

Program will prep 3-year-olds for kindergarten

News Feature, May. 12, 2016

DVDanger: Fursonas

Getting beneath the fur with director Dominic Rodriguez

Screens Daily, May. 10, 2016 11:00 AM

Prop 1 Election Results

Uber and Lyft vs. Austin, the numbers through the night

News Daily, May. 7, 2016 6:24 PM

DVDanger: Scherzo Diabolico

Director Adrián García Bogliano subverts Mexican preconceptions

Screens Daily, May. 7, 2016 9:00 AM

AISD Salaries Up for Debate

With cost of living going up, teachers need a raise

News Feature, May. 5, 2016

Austin Film Society Takes Over the Marchesa

Lincoln Village site to become permanent two-screen cinema

Screens Daily, May. 4, 2016 11:00 AM

Cruz Quits Presidential Race

Inevitable exit after Indiana collapse

News Daily, May. 3, 2016 11:00 PM

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