TUSCALOOSA LOCALS PROFILE THE STRIP IN NEW DOCUMENTARY
In 1865, with Confederate troops having deserted the University of Alabama campus, the Union Army set the place ablaze. That was more than 150 years ago, but Taylor Watson feels like that’s about as long as he’s been in Tuscaloosa.
“The Yankees had just left when we got here,” Watson said.
BAMA FANS CAMP OUT ON 'GUMP TWITTER'
Celebrities have stan Twitter. The Crimson Tide has Gump Twitter.
Gump Twitter, like most other corners of the internet, hosts a spectrum of personalities, from devoted Finebaum callers to current UA students. They’re what two-time University of Alabama grad Lacey Cencula would call “a different tier of people.”
INT. BIRMINGHAM - FILM INDUSTRY
A few days before she was due on set in Naples, Florida, Virginia Newcomb sat at one of the many tables in Birmingham’s Pizitz Food Hall, raking her chopsticks through a Poké bowl and settling in for her eighth interview of the week.
“This is probably the third thing today and the eighth thing this week where I’m talking about this kind of stuff,” Newcomb said. “It’s my world right now.”