Wade on Birmingham

and on earth peace and goodwill towards some

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 by Wade Kwon

That uncle on the
Facebook won’t stop jabbering
about foreigners.

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The Birmingham channel: Follow the bouncing balls

Monday, December 4, 2017 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

“Fantasia for Karen Alone,” written by Dorothy Hindman and performed by Karen Bentley Pollick. Recorded in 2010 at the Birmingham Museum of Art downtown. From Stuart Diamond.

“Subcarrier” episode with Birmingham rock band Holy Youth performing at Saturn in Avondale. From Subcarrier.

“Young Blood: Art in Our City.” From UAB Media Studies.

A look at the columbarium at Homewood’s Trinity United Methodist Church. From Trinity UMC.

A trip to Vulcan. From Life in Bama.

A walk through the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. From Sir Howard Productions.

More at the gardens. From Deirien Howard.

Angela May of the Birmingham Museum of Art shows the re-opened Dutch wing (our vertical video of the week). From De Museum Docent.

Basketball: Wenonah at Ramsay in November. From Christopher Cooper.

Belladonna Magazine third anniversary party. From Belladonna Magazine.

Birmingham Kickball Allstars vs. the Tragic City Rollers. From Cardboard Titanics.

Birmingham-Southern senior Bridget Adams’ recital in November. From Liz Dial.

California rock band Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real performs in November at Saturn in Avondale (our vertical video of the week). From Kim Bourgeois.

Clip from EWTN’s “At Home With Jim and Joy” with hosts Jim and Joy Pinto of Fairfield. From Spiritual GPS.

Columbus, Ohio, rock band Starset performs “Telepathic” in October at WorkPlay in Lakeview. From Stephanie Amber.

Commercial for the Birmingham Water Works. From Josh Director.

Drone footage of construction of a HealthSouth facility in Birmingham From Wayne Degan.

Erian says thank you. From STAIR of Birmingham.

Football: Centre at Birmingham-Southern in November. From Centre Athletics.

Having fun in Birmingham. From Kabell987.

Highlights of the Center Point Eagles. From John Dysart.

Los Angeles band Voz de Mando performs “Muchacho de Campo” in November at Rancho El Centenario in Mt. Olive (our vertical video of the week). From Tito A.

Mario Addison, North Birmingham native and defensive end for the Carolina Panthers, delivers more than 250 turkeys for Thanksgiving. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Mustangs vs. Red Storm in a November softball tournament. From Frankie Upchurch.

Promo for Birmingham band Bonus Round. From iMusicAcademy.

Promo for the Auburn Community Church gathering in November at South Highland Presbyterian Church in Five Points South. From Nathaly Marques.

Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks in November at the Birmingham Marriott on U.S. 280. From Live Satellite News.

REV Birmingham’s 2012 name announcement. From REV Birmingham.

Rolling downtown. From Jackson Ross.

Showing off at the Saturday morning Cars and Coffee at Hoover Tactical Firearms. From Sinister.Shelby.

Skateboarding under the Red Mountain Expressway. From Faith Skate.

The 1991 Iron Bowl at Legion Field. From Alabama Historian.

The documentary “Lives of Courage, Voices of Hope: Women Seeking Freedom and Justice in a World of Black and White,” on Alabama women in the civil rights movement. From the Media Center @ SU.

This year’s Veterans Day parade downtown. From National Veterans Day.

The Spyder Ryders in the parade. From Michael Cozzi.

More from the parade. From Jcargus.

Even more parade footage. From Life in Bama.

Evening fireworks for Veterans Day over Red Mountain. From Tim Smith.

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demotivational speaker

Monday, December 4, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Inspirational
quotes couldn’t match the murmur
of cruel depression.

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#sundayread for December 3, 2017

Sunday, December 3, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Dog in Charge

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thirdhand

Sunday, December 3, 2017 by Wade Kwon

They say you never
get a second chance to make
a first impression.

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trauma on the reg

Saturday, December 2, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Every time she peeked
online, she re-lived horrors
from past and present.

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a big eastern syndicate

Friday, December 1, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Christmas isn’t a
season or a warm feeling.
It’s raw consumption.

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an open secret

Thursday, November 30, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Everyone in the
office knew he was a cad
but kept it private.

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let’s get rid of

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Nazis, gaslighters,
colluders, sex predators,
tax dodgers, bullies.

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sensible names for pets

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Constance, George, Wilma,
Matthew, Irwin, Fran, Justine,
Luther, Kate, Danny.

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The Birmingham channel: A November to remember

Monday, November 27, 2017 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Who wins the grand prize at the Sidewalk $10K Party earlier this month at WorkPlay in Lakeview? From Cardboard Titanics.

“The Cornerstone Way,” a promotional video for Woodlawn’s Cornerstone Schools of Alabama. From Cornerstone Schools of Alabama.

Recap of the 11th weekend of high school football earlier this month at Hoover High’s Buccaneer Stadium. From Starnes Publishing.

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

A delivery to U.S. Steel in Fairfield. From Lawrence Nicholson Jr.

A 100m freestyle race at the CrossPlex in Five Points West. From Elvin Sabanadzovic.

The 76th annual Magic City Classic in October at Legion Field, with the Alabama A&M Bulldogs vs. Alabama State Hornets. From Alex Hines.

Trains in Irondale. From Carson Bean.

Jana May and Taunea Green of Keller Williams Realty explain the Real Estate Consumers Agency and Disclosure Act. From Jana May, Birmingham Real Estate Agent.

Birmingham rap group MoMoney Gang performs “Circle K.” From Niles Bryant.

Hip-hop soul artist Mary J. Blige performs “Be Happy” in September at Legacy Arena downtown (our vertical video of the week). From C. Marie.

Hoops. From Anthony Strickland.

Riding two-wheel, three-wheel and four-wheel motorcycles in Woodlawn. From Film Headz.

CNN coverage of Senate candidate Roy Moore speaking to the Mid-Alabama Republican Club on Veterans Day at the Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest. Protestors and members of local and national media were on hand. From Lone Wolf Sager.

Highlight reel for Homewood junior pitcher/fielder Justin Perreault at October’s Fall Top Prospect National Showcase in Emerson, Ga. From Skill Show Videos.

A tour of the Negro Southern League Museum downtown (our vertical video of the week). From Wake up the Black Nation.

A model of a piano key at Alabama Piano Gallery in Vestavia Hills. From Dr. Mary Crowell.

Bhuvan Unhelkar, associate professor at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, presents on “Big Data Technologies Meet Semantic Web: Illustration of Applications in Managing Urban Crises” earlier this month at the Society for Design and Process Science conference at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on Southside. From Bhuvan Unhelkar.

Flamingos at the Birmingham Zoo. From Jeremy Bowling.

At the downtown bus station (our vertical video of the week). From Trucker Murray.

Gloria Gallardo takes a penalty kick for the Chivas F.C. of Ft. Walton Beach. From Lidia Gallardo.

The French family poses downtown. From Angela Blake Photography LLC.

In the audience at the Syndicate Lounge on Southside. From Catastruphie.

Campaign video for Ashley Peinhardt for the Birmingham Bar Association’s executive committee place No. 1. From Hare Wynn.

A bowling tournament at Oak Mountain Lanes in Pelham. From Hung and Ha Nguyen.

A look at Birmingham Dance Theatre in Vestavia Hills. From Beyond Technology.

Jacksonville blues-rock Tedeschi Trucks Band performs in September at the Alabama Theatre downtown. From Outside in Alabama.

New York rock band Living Colour performs “Open Letter (to a Landlord)” earlier this month at Iron City on Southside. From Mike Perry.

Commercial for Hawthorne at Lake Heather apartments in Hoover. From Hawthorne Residential Partners.

A look at Starnes graphic and Web designer Matt Crawford. From Starnes Digital.

Buffalo death metal band Cannibal Corpse performs “Code of the Slashers” earlier this month at Saturn in Avondale. From Blood and Brutality Records.

Demo reel for Mountain Brook production company Vulcan Media. From Vulcan Media.

Atop the Redmont Hotel downtown with Dan Solomon, co-executive producer of “Bigger” which is filming in Birmingham. From Grace Solomon.

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wisdom of the crowd

Monday, November 27, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Sometimes the angry
mob with pitchforks and torches
is exactly right.

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#sundayread for November 26, 2017

Sunday, November 26, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Adventures of Bindle

Photo: Io. Lagana (CC)

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garden raiders

Sunday, November 26, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Vermin creep through the
rows of tender seedlings in
search of freebie food.

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shun local

Saturday, November 25, 2017 by Wade Kwon

The old shopkeeper
braced for the impending wave
of no customers.

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