Thursday, February 28, 2013

The Coffee Car

high gas prices got you down? guess what, someone made a vehicle that runs on COFFEE! the bean machine only took two months to build, and it's already breaking speed records in the UK. how fast do you think it was going?
A) 65.5 mph
B) 98.2 mph
C) 77.6 mph
if you know the speed that got the bean machine in the guinness world records book, you'll get double punches today!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Little Big Drink

if you're reading this, you must have power (or batteries)... that's good! count your blessings! if you're tired of being at home and can dig yourself out of the snow, maybe you can swing by homer's today! and if you have a smartphone, maybe you can get a large drink for the price of a small one because that's one of the things you can win using front flip. the last time someone got a large for the price of a small i asked him "what will it be little big man?"
if you know the actor pictured above OR this 1970 movie that also starred faye dunaway, you'll get double punches today! the answer to last week's trivia? coffee.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

No Tab, No Pepsi Free...

tab and pepsi free aren't in the refrigerator at homer's. they weren't around in 1955 either when marty mcfly tried to order one in back to the future. the beverage he was given instead is something you can get every day at homer's... what was it? if you know the answer you'll get double punches toward a free drink today (or tomorrow)! special thanks to billy ford for researching today's trivia.  

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Let There Be Mercy

hope everyone had a good weekend. the answer to last week's trivia is B) they are all left handed. there will be a back to the future related trivia question later this week, but right now check out mercy by ben kyle:


Friday, February 15, 2013

Lester Estelle Returns to Homer's!

what was the answer to yesterday's trivia? C) executed. hey! lester estelle is playing here tonight at 7:30! today's trivia question: what does lester have in common with slim whitman, and paul mccartney?
a) they all have an alias
b) they all are left handed
c) they all come from england
if you know the correct answer you get double punches toward a free drink today!

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Tough Love

happy valentine's day from homer's! before we go any further, the answer to yesterday's trivia is: palms from palm sunday. ok, back to the present... according to wikipedia, valentinus gave the first valentine right before he was:
a) ordained
b) married
c) executed
if you know the answer, you'll get double punches toward a free drink today!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Ash Wednesday

first off, the answer to monday's trivia question is 1936. secondly, most people know that ash wednesday is the day that some christians receive the mark of the cross on their foreheads. this mark is made from ashes as a reminder of our short time on earth. BUT, do you know where those ashes come from? what do many churches burn up to use on ash wednesday? if you know the answer you will get double punches toward a free drink today! if you haven't made plans to attend one of these services yet, homer's is hosting an ash wednesday service tonight at 6:30pm.

Monday, February 11, 2013

The Wienermobile

the oscar mayer wienermobile was at our local post office this morning. laura & i couldn't resist taking our pictures with it. when i told the driver "it's not every day you see a wienermobile!' she replied, "it is for me." and then she gave us each a wiener whistle. so when did the first wienermobile go on the road? was it:
a) 1936
b) 1954
c) 1968
if you know the right answer, you'll get double punches today!

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Wailin' Wall... Back for More

wailin' wall returns to homer's at 7:30 tonight. dan, griffin, matt and i will play songs like: passionate kisses, things we said today, deep river blues, and copperhead road. come early if you want a good seat!

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Wokka Wokka Gulp!

so laura posted this pic a couple of hours ago. the pac man latté is truly a sight to behold (howard cosell's voice here). believe it or not, there was a song about pac man that made it into the billboard top 40. was it:
a) White Dot Eater
b) Run From the Ghosts
c) Pac Man Fever
if you know the correct answer you will get double punches today! good luck!

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Seniors and Coffee

monday's trivia question was, "who is that old guy?" the answer is professor farnsworth from the TV show, futurama. today's trivia continues in the senior citizen thread: in what two countries is the oldest person always served their coffee first as a courtesy? we'll give double punches toward a free drink if you know the answer!

Monday, February 4, 2013

The Soy Is In

good news everyone! homer's has soy milk again! we've been running low (and sometimes out) the last few days, but TODAY all of your lactose intolerant friends can drink up! today's trivia: who is that shriveled old guy in a lab coat that starts all of his sentences with 'good news everyone!'? if you know the answer you get double punches toward a free drink today! and that's good news... for everyone!

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Moon City Tonight!

moon city big band is back at homer's tonight. if you love the music of count basie, duke ellington, and buddy rich, you'll dig moon city.