Thursday, August 29, 2013

Comedians, Coffee, Contest

comedians in cars getting coffee is a new web series starring jerry seinfeld and a random guest. the concept is simple: jerry picks up a friend in a cool car, and they go drink coffee somewhere. the show just finished its second season, and is hosting a coffee video contest. the winning video will air on the next episode of comedians in cars getting coffee. and even if YOUR video doesn't get on the show, you can still get double punches toward a free drink just for reading this blog! you can't lose!

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Postcards This Summer

we have a few postcards on the homer's fridge from co-workers and customers that went on vacation this summer. if you send a postcard to homer's, the address is: 7126 W 80th St., OP, KS 66204. if you want to listen to a new podcast about postcards check out this link on my other blog.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Action Lou

30 years ago today, hercules opened in theaters. lou ferrigno had the starring role as the mythological greek hero, who battles giant robots on the big screen. what prior role did ferrigno play on TV as bill bixby's alter ego? hint: look at the picture above. double punches for everyone who knows the answer!

Friday, August 23, 2013

Action Homer

able to achieve small feats of strength which include balancing himself on a normal sized avocado it's... ACTION HOMER! someone left this little blue action figure and i figured it was time to put him to work. who's your favorite action hero?

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Happy Birthday Ray Bradbury!

today is ray bradbury's birthday! sadly we lost this prolific science fiction author last year, but he lives on in books like farenheit 451, the illustrated man, and dandelion wine... all of which should be read while drinking a hot beverage on a cloudy day.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013


the name of that defunct band from sunday's trivia is: grandaddy. yep we miss 'em.

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Name That Defunct Band

i first heard this band ten years ago on WOXY, then the band broke up, and then WOXY went off the air. does anyone remember this alan parsons-y band? was it:
a) weezer
b) grandaddy
c) coward
double punches go toward a free drink if you know the answer! oh, and the answer to last week's trivia question is bakersfield.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Repurposed Cool

homer's has something new in the form of an old vending machine: an easy tiger card machine! the next time you buy a homer's gift card for someone, you can put it inside an easy tiger card!

Monday, August 12, 2013

Happy Birthday Buck!

country legend, buck owens, would have been 84 today. his brand of country music helped create a sound named after a certain california city. if you know the name of the city (or the name of the song below) you'll get double punches today! the answer to friday's trivia is a) mister guitar.

Friday, August 9, 2013

The Youngest Inductee

40 years ago today chet atkins was inducted into the country music hall of fame. at 49 years old he became the youngest inductee. his amazing guitar skills earned him the name:
a) mister guitar
b) flying fingers
c) capo chet
if you know the correct answer you'll get double punches toward a free drink today! if you want to hear another talented guitar player, charles david smart is playing @ homer's tonight 7:30-9:30pm. oh, and the answer to last week's trivia was b) wayne hancock

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

On This Day...

on this day in 1957 john lennon was playing with his pre-beatles band, the quarry men (pictured above) when he got yelled at by a club owner to "cut out the bloody rock!" apparently he was playing hound dog and blue suede shoes inside a jazz club.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Cappuccino Boogie

a couple of sundays ago i heard cappuccino boogie on the united states of americana, a show that airs on minnesota public radio. you can catch the newest show online sunday mornings. who is singing that song? click on the link below to listen. is it:
a) webb pierce
b) wayne hancock
c) willie nelson
double punches for everyone who gets it right today! the answer to tuesday's trivia is b) diner.