Wade on Birmingham

a thin sheet of death

Thursday, March 5, 2015 by Wade Kwon

The blacktop hid a
thin sheet of death, commonly
referred to as ice.

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a dream about carbs

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by Wade Kwon

Cupcakes and doughnuts
rain from the sky into my
smiling hollow belly.

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drive-in saturday night

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by Wade Kwon

The sun goes down, the
lights come up, the stars shine on
the luminous screen.

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The Birmingham channel: Kids, cars and causes

Monday, March 2, 2015 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Performing three-position cleans at CrossFit Birmingham in Inverness. From Rigorous Media.

Time-lapse video of the 2015 Challenger Hellcat, World of Wheels at the BJCC Exhibition Hall. From jeffscot26.

Baton Rouge rapper Boosie Badazz performing Feb. 15 at Platinum of Birmingham downtown. From Platinum of Birmingham.

A look back at the drive home during Snowpocalypse 2014. From cheesellama.

Interviews from “Separate and Unequal in 1963: How Can We Create a Fair Society?” From APT IQ Learning Network.

Making the most of a soggy snow day. From WIAT 42.

Firefighter graduation ceremonies from 1965 to 1968 on 16mm film from the Birmingham Fire Department. From Kevin Mcgough.

The role of Birmingham’s Fred Shuttlesworth during the civil rights movement. From History Classroom.

The Birmingham Neurofibromatosis Walk on May 10 raises more than $52,000 with some 400 participants at Railroad Park. From Children’s Tumor Foundation.

Bouncing around at the AirWalk Trampoline Arena in North Shelby. From Hayden Marbut.

Kids of Birmingham 1963. From Freda Potter.

So much snow, so much fun!

A video posted by Krystal M. Swain 🎀 (@krystalmswain) on

Snow! From Krystal M. Swain.
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the kids pick the menu

Monday, March 2, 2015 by Wade Kwon

He picks nuggets and
she picks tater tots and they
pick chocolate milk.

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#sundayread for March 1, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015 by Wade Kwon

Photo: Steven Guzzardi (CC)

Photo: Steven Guzzardi (CC)

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the sky a little lighter

Sunday, March 1, 2015 by Wade Kwon

Coming around the
bend, a young woman brings her
fresh spirit. It’s spring.

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all winter in a day

Saturday, February 28, 2015 by Wade Kwon

Snow and ice warnings,
bread and milk fights and canceled
plans and frozen pipes.

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the colors of the long-winded

Friday, February 27, 2015 by Wade Kwon

Easily the most
pointless debates we have are
Internet debates.

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the pettiest of concerns

Thursday, February 26, 2015 by Wade Kwon

Cable outage, long
lines, parking meters, ringing
phones, loud neighbors, dust.

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a spirited toast

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by Wade Kwon

Here’s to ego, the
cause of, and solution to,
all of life’s problems.

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as winter passes by

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 by Wade Kwon

Children pray for snow.
Parents pray for sanity.
Grocers pray for fear.

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The Birmingham channel: On their toes

Monday, February 23, 2015 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

The Flaming Lips performs “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 1″ Wednesday at Iron City on Southside. From treser62.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue Heavy Rescue 1 responding. From BFRSFAN.

Dark Star Orchestra performs “He’s Gone” Feb. 16 at Iron City. From treser62.

Navy P-8 touch-and-go at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. From John’s Flying Channel.

Friday’s Primitive Talk show at WorkPlay in Lakeview. From the Primitive Talk.

A look at the Chinese New Year Festival on Feb. 14 at Boutwell Auditorium downtown. From Jasmine Roper.

A 2014 aerial demo reel. From Pitts Media.

The East Lake Initiative’s 25-year commitment to the community. From Christ Church Birmingham.

John Lyda and Tori Caltagirone win the People’s Choice Award for “Singing in the Rain” at the Dancing with Our Stars Feb. 12 fund-raiser at the Bessemer Civic Center. Proceeds went to the Clay House Children’s Center. From Cam Video Productions.

Saturday’s Birmingham Blaze pre-season game against the Alabama Blackhawks at Carver High School. From T4Films.

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something gold can stay

Monday, February 23, 2015 by Wade Kwon

The parties fade and
the talk shows take over once
the trophies go home.

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#sundayread for Feb. 22, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015 by Wade Kwon

book reader

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