Wade on Birmingham

either/or

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by Wade Kwon

A few hours of
voting can transform the world
for better or worse.

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from all sides

Monday, November 5, 2018 by Wade Kwon

Tribalism takes
its hold on the extremes and
squeezes the middle.

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#sundayread for November 4, 2018

Sunday, November 4, 2018 by Wade Kwon

Poetry from the Edge book

Photo: Pavel P. (CC)

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no campaigning within 30 feet

Sunday, November 4, 2018 by Wade Kwon

With eager waves and
greetings, they make a last-ditch
effort to win votes.

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the paycheck-to-paycheck stranglehold

Saturday, November 3, 2018 by Wade Kwon

Ignore bill, ignore
bill, pay a little, do with
less, then start again.

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retail ghost town

Friday, November 2, 2018 by Wade Kwon

The empty storefronts
interrupted by a vape
shop and boutique gym.

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squiggles and sticks

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by Wade Kwon

Each punctuation
mark has a name. Who knows what
they are period.

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The Birmingham channel: All dressed up

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

On Southern Research’s work in “green chemistry.” From Alabama NewsCenter.

All dressed up for Boo at the Zoo earlier this month at the Birmingham Zoo. From Tŏng Yé.

Looking at the skyline from Red Mountain. From Harvie Woolley.

Commercial for Grille 29 restaurant at Brookwood Village in Homewood. From Means Advertising.

Stuck in nighttime traffic on I-65 near the Pelham/Helena exit (our vertical video of the week). From Alex Eaton.

A look at Vulcan and the skyline. From Buffett2010.

Matthew Whitaker of GKHouses property management in Homewood on customer reviews. From GKHouses.

And looking at industries that drive house rentals. From GKHouses.

Austin guitarist Eric Johnson performs earlier this month at WorkPlay in Lakeview. From Actress Gabrielle.

UAB at Air Force in a battle of mascots in “NCAA Football 13.” From Intrust Games.

And UAB at University of Akron. From Intrust Games.

Birmingham musicians perform at 100 Drummers Drumming earlier this month in Selma. From Jerry Hines.

Promo for Birmingham Parent magazine’s video content. From Video Visions Media Marketing.

Gadsden hip-hop artist Yelawolf performs in 2017 at Avondale Brewing Company (our other vertical video of the week). From UnderGroundBooking UGB.

Examining squirrel damage to the second story exterior. From Rid-A-Critter, Inc.

Feature on Birmingham artist Maria Kalaff. From Forever Films Alabama.

Host Sarah Silverman visits activist group Woke Vote in Birmingham, talking with founder DeJuana Thompson and other members. The segment is part of Hulu’s series “I Love You, America.” From I Love You, America.

Promo for D.R. Horton home builder’s Rocktoberfest earlier this month in Hoover. From DR Horton’s Rocktoberfest 2018.

Birmingham bluegrass band Over the Hillbillies performs at Birmingham-Southern College. From Open Art Studio of Cynthia Parsons.

Interview with Noah Kirkland, chef garde manger/line cook at Highlands Bar and Grill in Five Points South. From APT IQ Learning Network.

Drone footage includes downtown at night. From Conoce Films.

A look at the Porsche Driving Experience at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds. From Margo Siewert.

Exploring the Roebuck Shopping Center. From Chris Travels.

Testimonial from UAB student Farrah-Amoy Fullerton for online science tutorial Osmosis. From Osmosis.

Miami’s Moto Studio motorcycle builder earlier this month at the Barber Vintage Festival. From Black Mambo.

Jacksonville country singer Riley Green performs “Bury Me in Dixie” in August at Legacy Arena downtown. From Timothy Larsen.

Drone footage of a quarry. From Justin Real.

Trains downtown. From Great American Railfan.

Looking at Raymond Kaskey’s sculpture “Three Ministers Kneeling” in Kelly Ingram Park downtown. From Buffett2010.

Birmingham rapper G.Q performs earlier this month at the Nick on Southside. From G.Q Official Booking.

Patrick McDonald of WVTM-13 on his background as a Marine and working with the TV station. From Hearst Television Careers.

Fun at the Teshua Farms pumpkin patch in Westover. From Megan Pettus Videography.

Commercial for Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland at Birmingham Greyhound Racing in Liberty Highlands. From Shadrack Productions.

The making of “Everywhere All the Time,” performed by New York’s Seán Curran Company and Chicago’s Third Coast Percussion. Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center and Brooklyn Academy of Music commissioned the piece. From BAM.

A virtual train chugging through Birmingham in the video game “Trainz.” From Deep South Railfan.

Baton Rouge rapper Kevin Gates meets fans on the red carpet before performing earlier this month at the BJCC Concert Hall downtown. From Kevin Gates Uploads.

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The Birmingham channel

Happy Halloween!

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by Wade Kwon

Video: A “Jimmy Kimmel Live” holiday tradition, the 7th annual
I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy
YouTube challenge

Happy Halloween! Protect your candy at all costs …

cuter looters

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by Wade Kwon

At the door are quite
a few short weirdos looking
for candy to snatch.

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disguise discovery

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 by Wade Kwon

This mask we wear comes
off but once a year to show
the world our true selves.

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at the corner of fourth and 18th

Monday, October 29, 2018 by Wade Kwon

No better way to
meet people than at the scene
of a big car crash.

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#sundayread for October 28, 2018

Sunday, October 28, 2018 by Wade Kwon

monk reading in Ethiopia

Photo: Rod Waddington (CC)

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the loner at the patio bar

Sunday, October 28, 2018 by Wade Kwon

The long drawn face tied
to slumping shoulders. How life
has beaten him down.

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a dog when someone rings the doorbell

Saturday, October 27, 2018 by Wade Kwon

Alert! Alert! A
stranger is coming in. Let
me sniff him and pounce.

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