Friday, February 28, 2014

Friday Night Music

laura wetzel is playing @ homer's tonight! if you like singer/songwriter acoustic stylings then you don't want to miss it. hey here's a little trivia: laura has a sister who used to work at homer's, can you guess her name? (hint: it also starts with an L) if you know the right answer you'll get double punches toward a free drink today! the answer to wednesday's trivia: columbo.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Get Your Board Game On Tonight!

wednesday is here again and that means it's board game night! come out to homer's and play your favorite board game from 7-9. if you have a game that isn't played on a board like apples to apples or yahtzee, you can bring that too! oh  just one more thing, do you know who that tan coated guy is in the pic above? the chess police? the chess inspector general? columbo? if you know the answer you'll get double punches toward a free drink today! the answer to monday's trivia: you're so vain.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Clouds In My Coffee

well it's monday, and as i write this there are clouds in the sky. some of you might be adding cream to your house roast and making clouds in your coffee. i had some dreams they were clouds in my coffee is a lyric from what early 70's song? you're so square? you're so strange? you're so vain? if you know the right answer you'll get double punches toward a free drink today! the answer to friday's trivia: the archies.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Sweet Sweet Music

wailin' wall is playing @ homer's tonight starting at 7:30! songs on the playlist include: man on the moon, if i needed you, midnight special, and runaway train. and now for the trivia: what is the name of the band pictured above? the clean cut kids? the archies? the modellos? if you know the correct answer you'll get double punches toward a free drink today! the answer to wednesday's trivia: woolly bully.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Son of Game Night

if you like board games, come out to homer's tonight @ 7pm and play! game night has sort of turned into board game night, meaning that there are more board games than anything else. however there are still some standards like UNO. speaking of UNO, there was a song recorded in 1965 in which the first lyric is UNO. this song still gets played at alot of wedding receptions and holiday gatherings. do you know what it is? the chicken dance? let's stay together? woolly bully? if you know the answer you can get double punches toward a free drink today! the answer to monday's trivia: moon day.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Etymology of Monday

we all know that monday is usually the start of the work week, and we all know that monday feels like it comes too early. but how many of you know how monday got to be called monday? centuries ago our ancestors used to call it one of these names:
a) mud day
b) moon day
c) man day
d) mood day
if you know the right answer you get double punches today! the answer to wednesday's trivia: wayne fontana and the mindbenders, queen, the alan parsons project

Friday, February 14, 2014

Happy Valentines Day!

it's valentine's day, the day when you ask yourself should i buy roses, candy, and a card? well yes, those things would be nice... but if you really want to impress that special someone, bring your valentine to homer's for a flavored latté, mocha, or beverage of your choice. we also have live music tonight! the folk pop sounds of brooke ramel return to homer's starting @ 7:30!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Board Game Night Songs

hey we're breaking out the board games at homer's tonight @ 7:00! have you ever wondered how many songs have the word game in the title? probably alot. here's 3: games people play, the game of love, and play the game. do you know the bands that put these songs on the charts? (pssst, their pics are above this paragraph!) if you can name one or more you'll get double punches toward a free drink today! the answer to sunday's trivia: wire goggles

Sunday, February 9, 2014

David George Through Wire Goggles

jenny & i went to homer's last night and sat by angie at the counter. david george was playing great music, and i was experimenting with an android app. this image was the result. does anyone else have this app on their smartphone? do you know what it's called? you will get double punches toward a free drink if you know the answer. and the answer to last wednesday's trivia: no

Friday, February 7, 2014

Warm Up With Mondo Beep

tonight there will be an interactive sound experiment in the conference room next to homer's between 6-7:30. it's called mondo beep, and it usually happens on the corner of 18th and baltimore in KCMO every first friday, but tonight's temperatures are driving this endeavor indoors. we'll be pushing buttons, throwing switches, and turning knobs until it sounds like an alien invasion circa 1972. come join us if you dare. oh yeah, you plus me is the group playing next door when we're done.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Board Game Night Challenge

if you're done sitting at home, watching the snow fall, watching TV, and ditching work-- things are about to get better because it's board game night @ homer's! in addition to board games, UNO, and other goodies we have a challenge for you: whoever can solve the rubik's cube gets their drink half price tonight! see you at 7pm!

Neither Snow Nor Rain...

neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. these are the words carved on the james farley post office in new york - but does the US postal service actually have this creed or motto? double punches for everyone who trudges through the snow and tells a barista today! 

Monday, February 3, 2014

Groundhog Day Recap

yesterday punxsutawney phil saw his shadow, brent spiner had a birthday, and a lopsided score went into superbowl history: seahawks 43, broncos 8. as bad as that looks, there is another superbowl game on record that has a bigger point spread between the winning and losing teams. do you remember the score, or the teams? get double punches toward a free drink when you tell a barista today! oh, and the answer to monday's trivia: christina applegate.