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battle of the networker stars

Friday, July 21, 2017 by Wade Kwon

He passed out business
cards like candy, the kind that
rots your will to live.

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a soul so light

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Unburdened with lies
and mistakes, grasping for love
and understanding.

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flash film binge

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by Wade Kwon

They watched a bunch of
nobodies bring everything
to life in 2 days.

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the mask of zero

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Sometimes, character
is revealed under the most
mundane conditions.

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The Birmingham channel: A place for everyone

Monday, July 17, 2017 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Birmingham’s Trey Michalczewski extends the Barons’ lead over the Biloxi Shuckers with a two-run single in June at Regions Field. From Minor League Baseball.

Birmingham’s Nick Basto hits his 11th home run of the season against the Montgomery Biscuits at Riverwalk Stadium. From Minor League Baseball.

Let’s Play session from Hawaiian YouTube gamer Joe Winko on “SimCity 4,” making a virtual Birmingham. From Winko567.

Tryouts for the Birmingham Blitz at the CrossPlex in Five Points West. From Sebastian Cuevas Minotta.

Promo for food delivery app Waitr entering Birmingham. From Waitr.

Promo for the Certified International Property Specialists training this month in Birmingham at the Birmingham Association of Realtors in Homewood (our vertical video of the week). From Ron Phipps.

A look at the Avian Adventure Free-Flight Bird Show at the Birmingham Zoo. From Alabama NewsCenter.

A police stop. From Birmingham Entertainment.

Alleged suspects hit police car in West End Manor while streaming on Facebook Live in June (our other vertical video of the week). From WIAT-42.

Birmingham Hammers at Knoxville Force in June. From Scruffy City Syndicate.

Promo for Christina Lowry James at Re/Max Southern Homes in Vestavia Hills. From Yellow Pages.

Talking with Lily Bolton attending June’s Queer Prom at the Magic City Acceptance Center on Southside. From Matt Wolf.

West Palm Beach rock band Surfer Blood performs in June at Saturn in Avondale. From Robby Stewart.

Rapper Ether performs at the High Note on Southside. From None But Music.

A triple against the Birmingham Thunderbolts 03 in the 2017 Bolts Five-Star Showcase in south Alabama (our other other vertical video of the week). From 2 Big Girlz.

Fork in the Road performs at the Relay for Life fund-raiser at the Gardendale Civic Center. From Big Gaskets.

Time-lapse footage of a June sunset seen from Red Mountain. From WVTM-13 News.

Birmingham rock band the Burning Peppermints perform “I Need to Be Alone (With Him)” in June at the Birmingham Museum of Art downtown. From Jay Dexter.

Looking for a business development manager at Swift Staffing in Homewood. From Dion Turner.

A look at Birmingham’s black radio personalities. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Talking with a health care protester in June in front of the Robert S. Vance federal courthouse downtown. From Blu.

Memphis rapper Finese 2 Tymes performs in June at the Birmingham Entertainment Center in the ACIPCO-Finley neighborhood (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Big Bwa Bama.

Southwest RoadRunnaz performs in June at the Birmingham Entertainment Center.

Location scouting in North Birmingham. From Create Birmingham.

More location scouting while driving in North Birmingham. From Create Birmingham.

The Wailers perform in June at Saturn in Avondale. From Jay Burnham.

Highlights from the 2001 Barry-Guyton family reunion. From Jfyp Production.

Hooping at June’s Birmingham Erotic Art Party in North Avondale. From Lyric Oksana Hallford.

Big cats at the Birmingham Zoo (our other other other other vertical video of the week). From Guapo Chapin.

Nashville country singer-songwriter Tyler Farr performs in June at Rogue Tavern downtown (our other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Emilly King.

Volleyball match with teams from Birmingham and Hattiesburg playing in Birmingham. From Parth Patel.

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winky face heart eyes

Monday, July 17, 2017 by Wade Kwon

The journey of a
thousand texts begins with a
single emoji.

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#sundayread for July 16, 2017

Sunday, July 16, 2017 by Wade Kwon

beach reading

Photo: Thomas Sturm (CC)

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finite jest

Sunday, July 16, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Considering how
stupid life is, it’s better
that we are mortal.

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an introvert in hell

Saturday, July 15, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Just need that one lone
hour away from people
and charts and mingling.

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the blogging fairy

Friday, July 14, 2017 by Wade Kwon

The blogging fairy
brings good ideas and lots
of site visitors.

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the good place

Thursday, July 13, 2017 by Wade Kwon

The friend zone is where
I want to be, gossiping
laughing and scheming.

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on the road to gratitude

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Hospitality
in strange places, a kind heart,
inviting cuisine.

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a grateful spirit embiggens the smallest soul

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Grateful for things that
last, relationships that grow,
a heart that accepts.

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The Birmingham channel: Family free-for-all

Monday, July 10, 2017 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Fireworks!

Thunder on the Mountain (our vertical video of the week). From GardenGoddess11.

(Our other vertical video of the week.) From Amber Faye.

(Our other other vertical video of the week.) From Main1999.

Time-lapse footage. From Greg Randall.

Time-lapse footage from downtown. From Greg Randall.

A glimpse of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus in January at Legacy Arena downtown (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Lexus Bowman.

Birmingham’s Sisters With Voices Gospel Singers performs “On the Right Road Now” and “Sweeping Through the City” (our other other other other vertical video of the week). From Jonathan Slaughter.

Elevator at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Fultondale (our other other other other other vertical video of the week). From the Gatson Openings Fan 14.

Trains passing through Irondale. From Carson Bean.

North Carolina’s Triangle Rock Club youth climbing team competes at June’s sport and speed divisionals at High Point Climbing and Fitness in Inverness. From Henry Ritterpusch.

Praise Team performs “More Than Anything” at Ephesus Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Smithfield. From Be Encouraged.

Performing at a June NAACP rally in History Park downtown. From AllGODbuddy.

Hanging with the family at Ensley Soho. From Siza Hanz.

The Lea family poses at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. From Angela Blake Photography LLC.

National Speech and Debate Association 2017 awards video, held in Birmingham. From Aftermontana.

Highlights from Pridefest 2017 in June at Sloss Furnaces. From Horror Queen.

San Francisco roots-rock band Train performs “Drive By” in May at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham. From Greatness063.

Motorcycles at the Nick on Southside (our other other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Jay Burnham.

The 2016 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds. From Geneva Barker.

Birmingham’s Cameron Seitzer hits a double against the Jackson Generals at Regions Field downtown. From Minor League Baseball.

Visiting Vulcan and its museum. From Michael G.

Glimpses of Birmingham. From Devon Harris.

A June panel discussion in Philadelphia on the 1963 bombing of Birmingham’s Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. Participants are Sarah Collins Rudolph, survivor; Steven Levingston, Washington Post editor; Hannibal Lokumbe, Philadelphia Orchestra composer-in-residence; and moderator Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center. From National Constitution Center.

A World Changers mission team spends a week in Birmingham fixing up a house. From World Changers.

Another World Changers mission team in Birmingham. From World Changers.

Scenes from the first Grace Church Vacation Bible School in Smyrna, Tenn., run by Vestavia Hills’ Shades Mountain Baptist Church. From Tom Agnew.

A visit to Ruffner Mountain. From Gowestusa.

Driving through Bessemer in a downpour. From la Palmada Guerrero.

Driving I-65 through downtown in the rain. From la Palmada Guerrero.

Gospel performances (our final vertical video of the week). From Marilyn Rice Grace.

Birmingham app developer LikelyAI launches iPhone app. From Alabama NewsCenter.

A trip to OvenBird in Pepper Place in Lakeview. From Vicki Winters.

Talking with Brandon Cain, owner and chef at Roots and Revelry restaurant downtown. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Steve Spencer, CEO of the nonprofit organization Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, discusses the group’s new headquarters next to Railroad Park. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Celebrating Filipino Independence Day with the Filipino American Association of Greater Birmingham. From Team Clements.

Playing at the Birmingham-Southern high school basketball camp. From Charles Redding.

Closer angle on Fairfield tornado on June 22. From Live Storms Media

Dashcam footage of June 22 tornado in Fairfield. From Live Storms Media.

Reuters report on June 22 tornado recovery. From LoneWolf and the Three Muskadoggies.

Turkey Creek flooding after Tropical Storm Cindy in June. From Chase Thompson.

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are you not grateful to be entertained?

Monday, July 10, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Peak television.
Audiobooks on demand.
Superhero flicks.

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