Fun & Stuff

From Bhamwiki
Revision as of 09:40, 1 April 2013 by Alarob (talk | contribs) (Sale to CL)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Fun & Stuff (originally Food, Fun, and Other Stuff) was a monthly, free, alternative newspaper published in Birmingham from 1985 to 1998. The Southside-based paper was launched by Stephen Guesman and primarily printed restaurant and entertainment listings, along with a few news items, commentaries and reviews.

In 1992 Guesman sold the paper to Dugan's bartender Bobby Humphreys. Columnist Dorah Rosen was one of the first to publicly warn of the emerging Jefferson County sewer construction scandal in 1993.

Humphreys died unexpectedly in 1996. His brother, Steve, an Atlanta attorney, kept the paper afloat for two more years, then sold the paper to Creative Loafing, with the proceeds benefitting Bobby Humphreys' children.