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James Renovitch


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Holiday Gifts for Fans of the Big and Small Screen

From essential box sets to writers’ wisdom: stocking fillers and the gifts that keep on giving for your watching pleasure

Screens Feature, Dec. 6, 2018

Fantastic Arcade for the Average Austinite

A preview of free, public events at this weekend of indie gaming

Screens Daily, Oct. 26, 2018 9:00 AM

Austin Artist Pio Pulido Passes

Mexic-Arte Museum co-founder was a fixture in the local arts community

Arts Daily, Jul. 13, 2018 10:20 PM

Hot Luck Offers Discount for Chronicle Readers

Get tickets this weekend and save some money on all the food and fun

Chron Events Daily, Apr. 19, 2018 3:45 PM

SXSW Announces Gaming Awards Winners

From Nintendo blockbusters to local faves

SXSW Daily, Mar. 17, 2018 10:00 PM

Austin Music Industry Award Winners Announced

Best radio station, record store, club, music writer, and more honored

Music Daily, Feb. 25, 2018 11:30 PM

Digging for Danger in Dig Dog

Local developer Rusty Moyher designs a perilous dog dimension

Screens Daily, Feb. 22, 2018 1:00 PM

Austin Animation Studio Releases Interactive Storybook

Mighty Coconut unveils augmented reality app 57° North

Screens Daily, Feb. 5, 2018 8:00 AM

Top 10 Local Video Games

Keep your controllers, keyboards, and VR rigs busy with these titles

Screens Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

Holiday Viewing: The Spirit of Christmas

A ridiculous delight in the Hallmark movie pantheon

Screens Daily, Dec. 12, 2017 12:01 AM

Holiday Gift Guide: Gaming

Make sure the gamer on your list has something to open

Screens Feature, Dec. 7, 2017

A Game for Every Weirdo at Fantastic Arcade

Fest celebrates the outer reaches of video games

Screens Feature, Nov. 16, 2017

ACL Festival Transportation Guide

Minimize the hassle of getting to and from the fest

Music Daily, Oct. 3, 2017 10:10 AM

Hot Sauce Festival Winners 2017

The critics and people have spoken

Food Daily, Aug. 21, 2017 7:00 AM

Live Music This Weekend, Aug. 18-20

Soundtracking this weekend’s sweat-fests

Music Daily, Aug. 18, 2017 10:30 AM

My Obsession: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Streaming the wildly popular video game and discovering a randomly generated reality show

Screens Column, Aug. 3, 2017

Rooster Teeth Debuts Battlesloths 2025: The Great Pizza Wars

The party game you never knew you needed

Screens Feature, Jul. 6, 2017

Jennifer Raye's Boa Retina Explores Messy Gender Uncertainty

Tech old and new explores trans issues

Arts Feature, Jun. 15, 2017

Index Fest Announces Its Beer List

The fest formally known as Untapped drops it like it's hops

Food Daily, May. 2, 2017 10:00 AM

Confessions of a Cheapskate Posing as an Environmentalist

Mother Earth better have my money

Features Feature, Apr. 20, 2017

Austin Music Awards' Industry Accolades Announced

Best radio station, record store, club, and many more

Music Daily, Mar. 6, 2017 7:45 PM

SXSW Announces Gaming Award Nominees and Hosts

WWE star Xavier Woods to co-host ceremony in March

Screens Daily, Jan. 25, 2017 10:00 AM

Top 10 Local Video Games

From majestic vistas to mundane offices, it's time to play

Screens Feature, Dec. 29, 2016

Council Member Greg Casar Makes Statement on Trump

"I won't call for healing. I'm calling for resistance."

News Daily, Nov. 9, 2016 2:10 PM

ACL Fest Transportation Guide

Minimize the hassle of getting to and from the fest

Music Feature, Oct. 6, 2016

ACL Fest Transportation Guide

Minimize the hassle of getting to and from the fest

Music Feature, Sep. 29, 2016

ACL Fest Transportation Guide

Minimize the hassle of getting to and from the fest

Music Daily, Sep. 21, 2016 1:58 PM

Fantastic Arcade Announces 2016 Lineup

Interactive arm of Fantastic Fest probes video games' outer limits

Screens Daily, Aug. 10, 2016 1:42 PM

VIDEO: Playing Pokémon Go at the Texas Capitol

We chat with a few players catching them all on the Capitol grounds

Screens Daily, Jul. 28, 2016 5:04 PM

Austin Police Warn Citizenry About Dangers of Pokémon Go

“Don’t run into trees.”

Screens Daily, Jul. 13, 2016 3:04 PM

Bedside Manner: Making and Experiencing Video Games

Boss Fight Books gives the medium the biography treatment

Arts Daily, Jun. 16, 2016 9:00 AM

Local Tech You Didn’t Know You Needed

Globotix and Party Time! Hexcellent! make stuff no one else is making

Screens Daily, May. 11, 2016 8:00 AM

Making VR Look Good

Local personalities show you how to rock those awkward headsets

Screens Feature, Mar. 10, 2016

Local Game Poems

Big things come in small interactions

Screens Feature, Feb. 11, 2016

SXSW Interactive Announces More Featured Speakers

J.J. Abrams, Susan Glasser, Winklevoss twins, Geena Davis top the list

Screens Daily, Feb. 8, 2016 3:00 PM

One in a Crowd: Sword of Gary 6000

Local Renaissance man Zach Hall looks to Kickstart a video game

Screens Daily, Feb. 3, 2016 8:00 AM Helps Predict Local Commute Times

Local site aggregates past traffic to help you get there on time

Screens Daily, Jan. 29, 2016 3:51 PM

SXSW Interactive Adds Featured Speakers

Doctors, scientists, athletes, and more

Screens Daily, Jan. 11, 2016 11:52 AM

Top 10 Video Games

Whether you wanted intimate tales or cars being blown back from explosions, 2015 had you covered

Screens Feature, Dec. 31, 2015

Gaming Gifts That Aren’t Games

We ask local retailers for suggestions

Screens Daily, Dec. 10, 2015 7:00 AM

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