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The Birmingham channel: The great escape

Monday, September 25, 2017 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

When the movie lets out … (our vertical video of the week). From Large Marge.

Talking with Hurricane Irma evacuees in Birmingham. From WIAT-42.

A look at the Greater Birmingham Humane Society. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Caught in rush hour traffic. From Amilcar Portillo

Birmingham rapper King David holds court. From King David.

Highlights from the Alabama A&M vs. UAB game earlier this month at Legion Field, marking the Blazers’ return to football after 3 years. From HBCU Gameday.

The view from the stands. From Landon Kauhn.

More from the game. From University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Feature on UAB’s Timothy Alexander. From UAB News.

At Red Mountain Park (our vertical video of the week). From Damian Laster.

Trains in Irondale. From Carson Bean

Drone footage of an abandoned mill. From MBWalter TV.

Drone footage of Uptown, the Westin Birmingham, the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex and the downtown skyline. From MBWalter TV.

Drone footage of Vulcan and the Saturn 1B rocket in Elkmont near the Alabama-Tennessee border. From DandJjohnson.

Alcorn State vs. Florida International earlier this month at Legion Field, a game moved from Miami because of Hurricane Irma. From Covering All River Region Sports Alabama State.

On the beach at Sidebar in Lakeview. From Crooked Tree Productions.

A look at Barons’ pitcher Jordan Guerrero, a prospect for the White Sox. From Sox TV.

Promo for General Seti’s event, “The Art of Leadership During the Time of Crisis,” Saturday at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Birmingham on Southside. From Sara Suten Seti.

Visiting the Sheraton Birmingham and Uptown. From ShadowSavage Gaming.

Dancing at the nightclub (our vertical video of the week). From Catedratico DJ.

The squirrel family (our vertical video of the week). From Rid-a-Critter Inc.

A trip to the Birmingham Zoo. From La Palmada Guerrero.

More from the zoo. From La Palmada Guerrero.

Promo for the FXmmXs Fatales Fest fund-raiser, held this past weekend. From Haleigh Black.

Promo for UNITE, a Shelby County missions camp by the Shelby Baptist Association. From SBA.

Preview of the third weekend of high school football earlier this month. From Starnes Publishing.

Highlights from the Indian sibling duo Salim-Sulaiman concert earlier this month at Samford University. From Onejamat Diamond Jubilee.

Driving on Preserve Parkway in Hoover. From Paradox Films.

A July birthday trip to Washington via the Amtrak Crescent. From Catherine Graham.

July’s Alumni Classic at Lawson State Community College in Industrial Center, featuring Ensley, Jackson-Olin, Parker and West End. From Arkadia Films.

Former UAB quarterback Sam Hunt tells a story at the UAB House Party earlier this month at Uptown (our vertical video of the week). From Bigworm6917.

Train. From Railroad Fan Number One.

Vlog from Florida’s Corn Cob Piper. From Corn Cob Piper.

Visiting the Briary in Homewood. From Corn Cob Piper.

Kamtek auto parts plant grand opening in the Echo Highlands neighborhood. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Birmingham’s quest to land Amazon’s second headquarters. From Alabama NewsCenter.

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teach to the test

Monday, September 25, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Learn to fill in those
bubbles in the allotted
time or get left back.

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#sundayread for September 24, 2017

Sunday, September 24, 2017 by Wade Kwon

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keeping score by the decibel

Sunday, September 24, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Shouts rang out up and
down the street as each team’s fans
groaned and cheered their fates.

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unregulated monsters

Saturday, September 23, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Supervisors looked
with disdain at free spirits
who slipped through somehow.

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shakacon

Friday, September 22, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Nerds would gather to
discuss the finer points of
picking up Klingons.

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woman’s best friend

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Her sidekick wanted
nothing more than a few pats
and full loyalty.

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hand in hand, step by step

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by Wade Kwon

We take time to mark
the little milestones as we
share the path forward.

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caravan of crazy

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Slowly winding up
the interstate, yelling at
each annoying jerk.

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The Birmingham channel: Iron and nine

Monday, September 18, 2017 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Promo for Homewood’s Rob’e Mans Automotive Service. From Rob’e Mans Automotive Service.

In the tunnel at Sloss Furnaces (our vertical video of the week). From Steve Jordan.

Promo for the Pirate Red Diamond Express Train Ride at the Birmingham Zoo. From Thomas Coiner.

August’s Birmingham Track Club Surprise Social at Brookwood Village in Homewood. From DmMedia.

Summer fun in Birmingham, Atlanta, on the water and at the beach. From Laine Phillips.

Birmingham band the Brook and the Bluff performs “Redbone” in August at the Caledonia Lounge in Athens, Ga. From Athens, Ga., Live Music.

Dash cam footage of a truck crash on I-65 downtown. From Newsflare Clips.

Roland Martin promotes charter schools in August at Bethel Baptist Church in Pratt City. From OTTV25 DA8TV.

Promo for Fonteneau and Arnold law firm in Five Points South. From Yellow Pages.

Time-lapse footage of Birmingham artist Patty B. Driscoll working on a still life painting (our other vertical video of the week). From BMA Docents.

Dance battle! From Van Stephens.

Durham singer-songwriter Iron and Wine performs “The Devil Never Sleeps” in August at Saturn in Avondale. From David Gunnells.

Scenes from the 2015 Sickle Cell Walk at Kelly Ingram Park downtown. From Sickle Cell.

Music video for “In the Mirror” by rapper Birmingham J featuring Venus. From Tig Knight.

Birmingham-Southern College cuts tuition 50 percent for fall 2018. From Birmingham-Southern College.

Looking for houses to flip in Center Point. From SimplePasiveCashflow dot com.

Flipping a house in Crestwood North. From SimplePasiveCashflow dot com.

Birmingham’s Mason Robbins game-winning RBI in the 11th inning against the Tennessee Smokies in August at Regions Field. From Minor League Baseball.

Preview of the second weekend of high school football earlier this month at Homewood’s Waldrop Stadium. From Starnes Publishing.

Welcome video for the 2017 JCC Maccabi Games opening ceremonies. From LJCC.

Highlights from the JCC Maccabi Games. From LJCC.

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the end of privacy

Monday, September 18, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Eventually,
the hackers get our eighth grade
diaries and rhymes.

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#sundayread for September 17, 2017

Sunday, September 17, 2017 by Wade Kwon

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unending embrace

Sunday, September 17, 2017 by Wade Kwon

I hold on tight to
her with all the love I can
muster. I hold on.

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hypocritical oaf

Saturday, September 16, 2017 by Wade Kwon

He asked others to
stop posting political
junk. Then he does it.

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should’ve ordered moscow mules

Friday, September 15, 2017 by Wade Kwon

A snowflake and a
cuck walk into a bar. They
gag on White Russians.

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