Wade on Birmingham

black every day

Friday, November 24, 2017 by Wade Kwon

The middle class spent
their last dollars on super
bargains made abroad.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 23, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Video: A feast fit for a hamster

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all you can gorge

Thursday, November 23, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Have we eaten all
we can? Eat more. Have we thanked
everyone? Thank more.

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agenda of entitlement

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Are we doing all
we can to shame sexual
assault survivors?

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the perfect thanksgiving meal

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Buttered toast, popcorn,
pretzel sticks, jelly beans and
an ice cream sundae.

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The Birmingham channel: To 200 more years

Monday, November 20, 2017 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Brooklyn rap group SLFSH performs in September at Zydeco on Southside. From Dontr3y_Zmg.

The making of a Korean Steamed Bun at the Shindigs truck. From AMS Administrator.

Winners of the 2017 Vulcans Community Awards from earlier this month. From Starnes Digital.

The kickoff of Alabama’s bicentennial celebration in October in downtown Birmingham. From Alabama NewsCenter.

English rock band the Struts performs in October at Legacy Arena downtown. From It Is Alive.

When you can’t play “Call of Duty: WWII” (our vertical video of the week). From Madd1966dh.

Snow in 2016 (our other vertical video of the week). From Alabama Wx.

Driving past construction and an auto accident on I-20/59. From la Palmada Guerrero.

Driving on I-65. From Real Karma.

Hiking along Village Creek near Adamsville. From Freshwater Land Trust.

A look at 65 South Fest 2017 in August at Zydeco on Southside. From 65 South.

Cheerleader battle in October at the Magic City Classic Kickoff event at Bill Harris Arena in Five Points West. From Covering All River Region Sports Alabama State.

Drone footage of Sloss Furnaces. From Todd Mass.

Takeoff from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. From Roque Lara.

Commercial for Drake Law Firm. From Drake Law Firm.

Roofing work. From el Señor de el Trabajo.

Highlights from a panel on “What’s Next in Labor and Employment?” earlier this month at the Birmingham School of Law on Southside. Participants were Trent Scofield, Burr and Forman; Katrina Cade, PrideStaff; Josh Laney, Alabama Department of Education; Jeff Lynn, Alabama Community College System; and Forrest Cook, S.S. Nesbitt and Company. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Mayor William Bell at the 2017 Magic City Classic (our other other vertical video of the week). From Birmingham Hood News.

Arkansas country singer Justin Moore performs “I Could Kick Your Ass” in October at the BJCC Concert Hall downtown. From Wounded Warrior Alabama.

The 12th annual My Favorite Poem event in July at Emmet O’Neal Library in Mountain Brook. From Birmingham Art.

Nashville country singer Dylan Scott performs “My Girl” in October at the BJCC Concert Hall downtown. From Wounded Warrior Alabama.

Frost advisory. From Alabama Birmingham Weather.

Chattanooga funk band Soul Mechanic performs “America” on Halloween at Zydeco on Southside. From Live and Listen.

Rock band Chicago performs earlier this month at the BJCC Concert Hall downtown. From Julio Tabin del Pinal.

The Alabama State Mighty Marching Hornets’ halftime show at the 2017 Magic City Classic in October at Legion Field. From ShowtimeWeb.

Building an interstate overpass downtown. From Forterra BP.

Comedian Bill Burr performs in September at the Alabama Theatre downtown (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Toe Knee.

Lifting weights at Gold’s Gym. From Renewed Strength Fitness 4031.

Birmingham Thunderbolts at October’s Diamond 9 Sun Classic Fall Showcase in Orlando. From Madison Frey.

Los Angeles indie folk duo the Milk Carton Kids performs “Michigan” in October at the Lyric Theatre downtown (our final vertical video of the week). From Sean Mahoney.

UAB University Innovation Fellows candidate Haifa AlHarrasi. From Haifa AlHarrasi.

Candidate Callie Cox. From Callie Cox.

Candidate Joshua Lim. From Joshua Lim.

Candidate Alex Plazas. From Alex Plazas.

Recap of the 10th weekend of high school football earlier this month. From Starnes Publishing.

Preview of the 11th weekend of high school football earlier this month. From Starnes Publishing.

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vacancy

Monday, November 20, 2017 by Wade Kwon

The empty spaces
in my heart used to hold some
very dear partners.

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#sundayread for November 19, 2017

Sunday, November 19, 2017 by Wade Kwon

book - Lonesome Dove

Photo: Paul Domenick (CC)

My picks for #sundayread for November 19, 2017:

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t-shirt curls

Sunday, November 19, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Sometimes, the workout
is getting into the right
outfit to sweat in.

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hole foods

Saturday, November 18, 2017 by Wade Kwon

I should eat more fresh
vegetables, he thought as he
munched on a doughnut.

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let us now praise infamous men

Friday, November 17, 2017 by Wade Kwon

They built careers on
stellar reputations and
silent survivors.

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hushed skeletons

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Cruelty is silence
smothering the victims of
sexual violence.

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the march of time

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Six more weeks till a
new year. Six more hours till a
new day. Keep trying.

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tis better

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Love isn’t lost. It
hides in the crevasses of
the poor broken heart.

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The Birmingham channel: Word on the street

Monday, November 13, 2017 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Music video for “Crystalized” by Birmingham electronic duo Halter Kids. Thanks to band member McClain McKinney for the suggestion! From Halter Kids Music.

My pal Arik Sokol filmed this “man on the street” segment in Birmingham last week on the allegations against Senate candidate Roy Moore. From the Washington Post.

Lawnmower demo. From Quinton Sanders.

Road trip to Hoover and Homewood. From Ronny Boyswag.

Trains downtown. From Jackson Slater Elevator Rail Alarm Fan.

Train in North Avondale. From CSXfan4589.

More trains in North Avondale. From CSXfan4589.

Warming up at Mizu Japanese Steak House in Trussville and then performing at Side Effects in Smithfield. From J.G.

Visiting downtown Homewood, Vulcan and Five Points South. From James Harris.

Pastor Nathan Carden of the Church at Ross Bridge in Hoover shares his vision. From Nathan Carden.

Talking with Ashley Steiner of Ashley Ink and Paperie in Birmingham, winner of a Global Student Entrepreneur Award. From Robert Evans.

Vlog from participants at June’s National Speech and Debate Tournament downtown. From Nicole Andraya Costa Rica.

Nashville rapper Haystak performs in 2016 at the Nick on Southside. From Undergroundbooking Jimbo.

An F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. From Marlowobp.

Yoga session at Railroad Park downtown. From Michael Northorp.

Exploring the Tutwiler Hotel downtown. From Jackson Slater Elevator Rail Alarm Fan.

Promo for Alabama Ortho Spine and Sports clinic in Trussville. From Yellow Pages.

Rock band Foo Fighters performs “Big Me” in October at Legacy Arena downtown. From Wing Ding.

Drone footage shows before and after looks for parking lot paving at Wildwood Parkway. From Wright Construction Birmingham.

Interview with Mormon missionaries after working in Birmingham. From Lifey.

Highlight reel for Bessemer Academy junior running back Justin Jones. From Street Light Recruiting.

The Rock City Performing Arts Ministry performs at Rock City Church in Forestdale. From Rock City TV.

Hattiesburg punk band Judy and the Jerks performs in October at the Spring Street Firehouse in Avondale. From Colors of Nights.

Birmingham punk band Black Hole Kids performs at Spring Street Firehouse (our vertical video of the week). From Colors of Nights.

Punk band Small Man performs at Spring Street Firehouse. From Colors of Nights.

Mississippi band Slurp performs at Spring Street Firehouse. From Colors of Nights.

Visiting the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. From Team Clements.

Driving I-20/59 through downtown. From Antonio Salazar.

Shooting instructor Ben Stoeger holds class in October at the Brock’s Gap Training Center in Hoover. From Jimmy Owens.

Recap of the eighth weekend of high school football in October from Thompson Reynolds Stadium at Vestavia Hills High School. From Starnes Publishing.

Preview of the ninth weekend of high school football in October. From Starnes Publishing.

Recap of the ninth weekend of high school football in October. From Starnes Publishing.

Preview of the 10th weekend of high school football in October. From Starnes Publishing.

Alabama football coach Nick Saban speaks in October at the Monday Morning Quarterback Club downtown. From Charlie Potter.

The main stage at Fiesta in Linn Park downtown. From Uriel Garcia.

The Alabama State Mighty Marching Hornets performs in October at the Magic City Classic Kickoff event at Bill Harris Arena in Five Points West. From Covering All River Region Sports Alabama State.

The Alabama A&M Marching Maroon and White performs. From Covering All River Region Sports Alabama State.

Dancing for the Maroon and White. From Covering All River Region Sports Alabama State.

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