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Richard Whittaker


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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Daily reviews and interviews

Screens Feature, Mar. 16, 2007

Great World of Sound

Screens Feature, Mar. 16, 2007

True Tales From Cinema

The true stories behind the fictional scam in Great World of Sound.

SXSW Daily, Mar. 16, 2007 1:37 AM

"Thank You - Now Get Off Me"

What happens when a documentary film maker gets a little too close - literally - to a subject they don't like?

SXSW Daily, Mar. 15, 2007 9:51 AM

What You're Toting

So what exactly is the fashionable film conference attendee wearing on their shoulder?

SXSW Daily, Mar. 14, 2007 9:15 AM

Frag The Market

What women gamers are saying about how companies are marketing to them?

SXSW Daily, Mar. 13, 2007 6:55 PM

Everything Should be Made of Brass

There's a new contender for weirdest SXSW party so far.

SXSW Daily, Mar. 13, 2007 10:56 AM

Why Can't We All Just Get Along?

Who's complaining about all the fun we're having?

News Daily, Mar. 13, 2007 10:06 AM

Up, Up, and Away ... to SX!

Superman and the Hulk dropped by to talk about their new movie - no, not like that.

SXSW Daily, Mar. 12, 2007 6:36 PM

Don't Blog This, Or I'll Sue!

By acting like bloggers, are journalists leaving themselves open to litigation?

SXSW Daily, Mar. 12, 2007 5:39 PM

Sim Butterfly, Real Fun

What was the cool toy at the Screenburn Arcade?

SXSW Daily, Mar. 12, 2007 10:47 AM

Free Bling!

What's the fashinable gamer wearing this season?

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2007 8:35 PM

Gore to Go

Roth laid low by mystery illness, the Borderland team fill out today's horror panel.

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2007 8:17 PM

Tales of Bill Paxton

James Cameron - nicer than you know, according to Texas Film Hall of Fame inductee Bill Paxton.

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2007 5:45 PM

How To Make A Balloon Animal

Learn how to make a puppy with the people from TWISTED: A Balloonamentary.

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2007 2:22 PM

Time to Grind

What happened at this morning's Grindhouse Q&A?

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2007 2:11 PM

Shark v Zombie ... Who Would Win?

Time for some home movies with Robert Rodriguez.

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2007 9:14 AM

For the Out-Of-Towners at the Film Festival

Hint for people attending the film festival - don't just hang around the convention center.

SXSW Daily, Mar. 10, 2007 5:33 PM

Conventioneers, Start Your Panels!

So what happened at the first SXSW panel? Enquiring minds want to know.

SXSW Daily, Mar. 9, 2007 6:04 PM

Carbon Neutrality

A primer

News Feature, Mar. 9, 2007

TYC Trouble

Mounting frustration in Lege over Perry's lack of action toward allegations of sexual abuse and cover-ups within TYC facilities

News Feature, Mar. 9, 2007

Taking the 'Us' out of It

Michael Tucker hears the voices calling him back to the war in Iraq

Screens Feature, Mar. 9, 2007

Can (or Will) the Lege Fix TYC?

The Joint Select Committee on the Texas Youth Commission meets for the first time today - but will they tackle the problem, or the symptoms?

News Daily, Mar. 8, 2007 12:01 PM

Captain America, 1941-2007

RIP Steve Rogers, AKA Captain America. 1941-2007

News Daily, Mar. 8, 2007 11:16 AM

TXU: Merger or Coal, You Decide

TXU Corps. is pulling the plug on eight proposed coal-fired power plants. Maybe.

News Daily, Mar. 1, 2007 3:08 PM

... And the Horse You Rode In On

Which Texas state agency wants to make every day "bring your pet to work" day?

News Daily, Mar. 1, 2007 11:30 AM

How Texas Youth Commission Fell

The scandal engulfing the Texas Youth Commission has claimed some scalps, but will the Legislature demand more?

News Daily, Mar. 1, 2007 10:39 AM

The Future of Film on the Web

Part I: The means

Screens Feature, Mar. 1, 2007

Getting A Money Shot

John Halycon Styn on the Porn Model

Screens Feature, Mar. 1, 2007

More Inconvenient Truths for the Right

As expected, the right is laying into Al Gore again. And as expected, they're wrong.

News Daily, Feb. 28, 2007 10:30 AM

Squeegee Your Third Eye

Austin misses Beelzebozo the Clown, aka Pan the Randy Goat Boy, aka Bill Hicks.

News Daily, Feb. 27, 2007 8:59 AM

What Will They Say Next?

How will the right beat up on the Oscars? Plus - did Imus really say that?

News Daily, Feb. 26, 2007 10:30 AM

Everyone's Nancy Grace Now

Now the Anna Nicole Smith circus is winding down, what will the media do with its time?

News Daily, Feb. 23, 2007 1:12 PM

Those Crazy Brits

If the U.S.' biggest ally in Iraq is pulling out, why are they sending one of their princes there?

News Daily, Feb. 23, 2007 11:30 AM

Parsley Keeps Power Over Power

It'll be business as usual (with the emphasis on business) at the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

News Daily, Feb. 23, 2007 10:05 AM

Whole Foods Reaps Some Wild Oats

Austin-based organic superstore chain Whole Foods is buying out its biggest rival.

News Daily, Feb. 22, 2007 11:58 AM

Whose Job Is It Anyway?

Habitat for Humanity is being criticized for not rebuilding the Gulf Coast fast enough - but is it really their job?

News Daily, Feb. 22, 2007 9:05 AM

Even the People Who Make Gardasil Don't Back Perry

The manufacturers of Gardasil are no longer lobbying for states to make vaccination mandatory, but is it too late?

News Daily, Feb. 20, 2007 10:53 PM

Burka, the Patrick Booster

Why is Paul Burka betting on Sen. Dan Patrick as the next governor of Texas?

News Daily, Feb. 20, 2007 8:05 AM

Coalition of the Cargo Cultists?

It's not just in the White House where Dubya's foreign policy is an article of faith.

News Daily, Feb. 19, 2007 9:01 AM

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