Wade on Birmingham

after employee chip insertion

Thursday, July 27, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Make them dance like the
puppets they are, then charge them
double for vending.

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a minor legal matter

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 by Wade Kwon

A Boy Scout is blah,
blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah,
blah, blah, blah and blah.

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home remedies

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Take a bee’s stinger,
mix it with ointment and brine,
inject rectally.

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The Birmingham channel: Hueytown all-stars

Monday, July 24, 2017 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos, including last week’s Sloss Fest …

Seattle electronic music duo Odesza performs at Sloss Fest. From Monica Underwood.

Nashville country musician Sturgill Simpson performs “The Promise” at Sloss Fest. From Quazzbert.

A look at Sloss Fest 2017. From Chase Swearengin.

Another look at Sloss Fest 2017. From Joseph Mikos.

Birmingham hip-hop artist Nerves Baddington performs “Lamb’s Blade” at Sloss Fest. From Melanie Tatum.

Widespread Panic performs “Honky Red” at Sloss Fest. From Jeremy Johnson.

Singer-songwriter Conor Oberst performs “Poison Oak” at Sloss Fest. From Kathy Boyce.

Los Angeles rapper Vince Staples performs “Party People” at Sloss Fest. From Eric M.

Talking with Los Angeles singer-songwriter K. Flay at Sloss Fest. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Talking with Birmingham rock band New Devils at Sloss Fest. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Promo for Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe, Southside/UAB location. From AC Marketing.

Promo for T-Bones restaurant in Five Points South. From AC Marketing.

Preaching at the fountain (our vertical video of the week). From GMS Quick and Powerful.

Hooping with Jordan Junes and Stella the Kitty at June’s Birmingham Erotic Art Party in North Avondale. From Lil Wild Child.

Casey visits Birmingham. From Casey Neistat.

Meeting speaker Casey Neistat at Sloss Tech. From AllGODbuddy.

Huge storm earlier this month, From Jay Burnham.

Music video for “Indigo” by Birmingham singer-songwriter Matthew Mayfield, filmed in part at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in the Greystone neighborhood in Hoover. From Sean Patrick Kirby.

Promo for last week’s Sleepover dance party at Magnolia House in Five Points South. From Sleepover the Official Party.

Raleigh hip-hop artist J. Cole performs “Neighbors” in June at Avondale Brewing Company. From Hidn Trackz.

UAB professor James McClintock discusses climate change. From GASP.

Getting rid of insulation contaminated by animal waste (our other vertical video of the week). From Rid-a-Critter Inc.

Bluebird Homecare customer Sharon Lowe of Birmingham discusses her father’s situation. From Bluebird Homecare.

Commercial for AllSouth Appliance at Wildwood North in Homewood. From AllSouth Appliance.

Making a Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport at home. From Joseph Bentivenga.

Virtual minor league action, Birmingham Barons at Tennessee Smokies. From Peyton and Cal Loan.

Picking up EWTN’s shortwave radio station WEWN in Irondale from Uruguay. From CX2ABP.

Demo reel for Alabaster director of photography Jason O’Brien. From Fast Lane Productions

Birmingham News photographer Joe Songer and sports columnist Clyde Bolton on Hueytown racer Davey Allison’s 1993 fatal helicopter crash at the Talladega Supersppedway. From Robert Clay.

Evangelizing outside Mi Pueblo SuperMarket in Homewood. From LLDM NEWS Agencia de noticias.

A visit to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. From Travel Companion.

Los Prisioneros del Norte perform at Roman’s Night Club in Homewood. From Manuel Mendez.

Rep. Terry Sewell talks with media in June during a tour of Fairfield’s tornado damage. From Rep. Sewell.

Highlights from a June exhibition opening at North Birmingham art gallery Studio 2500. From Liz Dial.

“NFL Total Access” report on Hueytown native Jameis Winston’s second annual Dream Forever Youth Camp earlier this month at Miles College. From Marlena B.

Men’s high jump at Samford’s track during June’s National Senior Games. From High Jumpers Rule.

Birmingham’s Jake Peter hits a triple against the Jackson Generals earlier this month in Jackson. From Minor League Baseball.

Los Angeles band Grupo Maravilla de Robin Revilla performs “Tu Recuerdo.” From Grupo Maravilla de Robin Revilla.

Drone footage of Vulcan, Lyric Theatre, Alabama Theatre and the Thomas Jefferson Tower’s mooring mast. From Steve Dunlap.

Drone footage of downtown Birmingham, Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa and downtown Columbus, Miss. From Smash Mouf Enterprises.

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kids’ matinee

Monday, July 24, 2017 by Wade Kwon

They marched into the
theater single file and
watched without a peep.

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#sundayread for July 23, 2017

Sunday, July 23, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Pataphysical Winter Art

Photo: Fabrice Florin (CC)

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perhaps a second intermission

Sunday, July 23, 2017 by Wade Kwon

The tenor declares
mild weather in a 20-
minute aria.

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heads, we’re good

Saturday, July 22, 2017 by Wade Kwon

The choice to be nice.
The choice to be kind. The choice
to be fair. Take it.

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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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