Wade on Birmingham

the dearest of dunderheads

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 by Wade Kwon

Prattling with close pals:
Familiarity breeds
hilarity. Ha!

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The Birmingham channel: Holidays hangover

Monday, January 22, 2018 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Joe Calamusa, managing director of the University of Alabama Sales Program, speaks to Verizon salespeople in March. From Joe Calamusa.

Kickboxing fight. From Garage Kickboxing.

“American Idol” winner Fantasia performs on New Year’s Eve at the BJCC Concert Hall downtown. From Keyla Katri.

Birmingham blues group the Sassy Brown Band performs “Fire.” From Actress Gabrielle.

Nashville country singer Chris Janson performs “White Trash” in 2016 at Rogue Tavern downtown. From Brian Trippe.

Celebrating the third night of Kwanzaa at Family Life Center in South East Lake. From OTTV25 DA8TV.

The January edition of “Alabaster Living.” From Video Visions Media Marketing.

Cars in the city. From Alabama Whipz.

Checking out Railroad Park and Kelly Ingram Park downtown. From Hum of the Earth.

Music video for “Alabama Anthem (East Birmingham)” by Birmingham rapper Monrow Herrod. From BosInControl Mafia.

Drone footage of downtown. From Mike S.

Pensacola Southern hip-hop artist CremRo Smith performs in December at the Nick on Southside. From UndergroundBooking Jimbo

Drone footage of Railroad Park, Southside and Vulcan. From Jerad Watson.

Ziplining at McWane Science Center (our vertical video of the week). From Toy Specialists.

More fun at the exhibits (our other vertical video of the week). From Spectrum Kid 225.

Nashville country/hip-hop artist Struggle Jennings performs in December at the Nick on Southside. From UndergroundBooking Jimbo.

A family Christmas in Birmingham, including a trip to Sloss Furnaces and the construction of a gingerbread house. From Lisa Files.

More Christmas celebration. From I Do Random Stuff.

Visiting the Birmingham Museum of Art. From Hum of the Earth.

Author Mary Stanton presents “African American Masonry in Alabama: Birmingham’s Prince Hall Temple Grand Lodge” in April in Montgomery. From Alabama Department of Archives and History.

Looking back at 2017 at Rock City Church in Forestdale. From Rock City TV.

My pals Amber and Russell from Happenin’s in the ‘Ham spend New Year’s Eve at the Redmont Hotel downtown. From Happenin’s in the ‘Ham.

Driving through the December snow. From Real Karma.

And walking through it (our other other vertical video of the week). From Wilmer Arredondo.

Fun at Sloss Fest in July. From Christine Jones.

Hessam Taherian, UAB assistant professor of engineering, presents “Addressing Challenges of Renewable Energy Integration in Residential Applications Using Thermal Energy Storage” at November’s II International Energy and Environment Summit in Dubai. From Subhadra Energy.

Promo for Vestavia Hills organization People First of Alabama, which supports people with developmental disabilities. From Sara Walker.

Rapper Mr. 359 performs in December at the Nick on Southside. From UndergroundBooking Jimbo.

Birmingham musician Guntram Anderlik performs in Five Points South. From Guntram Anderlik.

Anderlik performs at the Nick on Southside. From Guntram Anderlik.

Commercial for Birmingham real estate agent Rob Drum at 205 Realty. From Rob Drum.

Visiting Birmingham restaurants Pita Loco and Moe’s Original Bar B Que, plus Ghost Train Brewing Company. From Hum of the Earth.

Promo for Liberty Crossings United Methodist Church in Vestavia Hills. From George Harris.

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the x factor

Monday, January 22, 2018 by Wade Kwon

No bumps in the road
until a giant pothole
derails everything.

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double trouble

Sunday, January 21, 2018 by Wade Kwon

I met another
me the other day. Kinda
strange if you ask me.

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#sundayread for January 21, 2018

Sunday, January 21, 2018 by Wade Kwon

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mt. inadequacy

Saturday, January 20, 2018 by Wade Kwon

Testing each foothold
while climbing the great indoors
1 yard off the mat.

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kids’ marathon

Friday, January 19, 2018 by Wade Kwon

Endless wailing for
McDonald’s for 26
minutes in the car.

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the hole proverb

Thursday, January 18, 2018 by Wade Kwon

People who live in
glass dictatorships shouldn’t
throw stones. (Or insults.)

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severe management alert

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by Wade Kwon

The threat of snow is
an excuse for the working
class to shun labor.

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The Birmingham channel: The bowl unseen

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Commercial for Changing Spaces Moving. From Joe Planson.

Christmas Eve wreck on the interstate near downtown. From the Sajeffe.

The Grand Atrium at the Riverchase Galleria during Christmastime. From Grabando.

A spring day. From Gowestusa.

Celebrating the first night of Kwanzaa at Z’s Restaurant downtown. From OTTV25 DA8TV.

Fun in the December snow. From Get Off the Grid Guy.

Tirade at the Apple Store at the Summit (our vertical video of the week). From Yellow Hammer.

December’s Birmingham Bowl at Legion Field, featuring Texas Tech vs. South Florida. From Tim Bliss.

Birmingham Bowl pep rally at Uptown. From Lubbock Avalanche-Journal – A-J Media.

“Red Raider Show” at Legion Field. From Lubbock Avalanche-Journal – A-J Media.

The Goin’ Band from Raiderland halftime show. From Nick James.

The Herd of Thunder halftime show. From Nick James.

A South Florida player does the splits. From ABC Action News.

Texas Tech’s postgame media conference. From Texas Tech Red Raiders.

Presenting the trophy to the South Florida Bulls. From USFBlogDotCom

Highlight reel for South Florida. From USF Athletics.

Highlight reel for Texas Tech. From Texas Tech Red Raiders.

Walking through downtown Birmingham and Pensacola. From Hum of the Earth.

“Near, far, wherever you are …” From Nico Leon.

The Holy Wonders of Birmingham. From Mr. Johnson.

Flying to Birmingham for November’s HowtoLife student religious rally at the Pelham Civic Center. From Lauren Faith M.

Promo for Friday’s Rising Star Road Show at the Lyric Theatre downtown. From Come Together Create.

Promo for the Deeper Gathering weekly Christian meetings in Chelsea, Homewood and Trussville. From Dale Forehand.

Music video for “Stressin” by Treedee and Kett. From J.J. McLovin Vlogs.

Highlight reel for Jersey Intensity junior third baseman Angelina Mayers at the Birmingham Thunderbolts Five-Star Showcase. From Angelina Mayers.

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to get more candy bars

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 by Wade Kwon

Boys go to Jupi-
ter to get more stupider.
Girls go to Mars …

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Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

Monday, January 15, 2018 by Wade Kwon

Video: People share their “I have a dream” thoughts.

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Buzzfeed filmed a handful of participants who speak out on their dreams for America. Take a look, and share your dream in the comments.

extended hibernation

Monday, January 15, 2018 by Wade Kwon

With the icy wind
and bitter cold, we find our
shelter in plush quilts.

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#sundayread for January 14, 2018

Sunday, January 14, 2018 by Wade Kwon

Stockholm Public Library

Photo: Mini Malist (CC)

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a cure for the unexpected

Sunday, January 14, 2018 by Wade Kwon

An acute case of
irony deficiency
needs only bluntness.

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