Wednesday, April 30, 2014

True or False?

so? whaddaya think? has this technology made it possible to get caffeine in your bloodstream before you're even dry? if you know the truth or falsehood of this product, you'll get double punches toward a free drink today! the answer to monday's trivia: a '49 porsche. congrats to josh frierdich for being the first to answer correctly! maybe you'll get a free bathe & brew for your shower!

Monday, April 28, 2014

Happy Birthday Jay Leno!

jay leno is our celebrated birthday boy today. the pic above was taken when he was on jerry seinfeld's show, comedians in cars getting coffee. in that episode leno drinks his first cup of coffee. ever. by the way can you tell what kind of car they are riding in? a '49 porsche? a '57 chevy? a '66 bug? if you know the right answer you'll get double punches toward a free drink! the answer to friday's trivia: castaway.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Robinson Crusoe

the life and strange surprizing adventures of robinson crusoe was published on this day in 1719. the novel is about a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote island before he is rescued. this story is nearly 300 years old, and has been retold many times. one of the most recent revamps was a tom hanks movie. do you know what it is? you'll get double punches today if you do! the answer to wednesday's trivia: crazy eights

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

One Out of Three

one of our customers brought this record into the shop today. he has a turntable at home, and told me that the album was in pretty good shape. we'll list 3 songs, and one of them ISN'T on the record. see if you can figure out which one it is:
a) mexican hat dance
b) harvey and sheila
c) crazy eights
if you tell a barista which song is NOT on this album, you'll get double punches toward a free drink today!

Monday, April 21, 2014

High School Reunions

ian stanford and i are listening to the grosse pointe blank soundtrack @ homer's right now. the songs are from a movie about a hired gunman who attends his 10 year high school reunion only to find out (SPOILER ALERT) he's been hired to kill his old girlfriend's father. what was your last high school reunion like? tell a barista today and get double punches toward a free drink!

Friday, April 18, 2014

Good Friday

today is good friday. it is the day that christians observe the crucifixion of christ. so why is it called good friday? double punches for everyone who tells a barista today. oh and the answer to wednesday's trivia: heat of the night.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It Takes All Kinds

many different forms of music have been played at homer's over the years in every way you can imagine possible: live, CD, digital, vinyl, and cassette. back in 1987 bryan adams released a single on cassette instead of vinyl, and it debuted at #32 on american top 40 with casey kasem. do you know the name of that song? was it heat of the night? heat of the moment? heatwave? double punches for everyone who knows the answer today. the answer to last thursday's trivia: tom waits.

Monday, April 14, 2014

The Big Dip

ok, temperatures have taken a big dip in the metro again. did anyone believe it would REALLY happen? did that snowflake just fall? did the dinosaurs really believe they would become extinct overnight? if you know the answer to any of these questions tell a barista today and get double punches toward a free drink!

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Let's Get Real

somebody once said "it's getting harder and harder to get a bad cup of coffee." do you know who it was? or why they said it? double punches for everyone who takes a guess today. the answer to tuesday's trivia: the rock bottom remainders

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Happy Birthday Barbara Kingsolver

today is barbara kingsolver's birthday. she is an author who has been writing poetry, essays, and novels since 1988. after her first book was published she played in a rock band with other notable writers. the band's lineup included names like stephen king, dave barry, and matt groening. what was the name of that band? writers on the storm? the number two pencils? the rock bottom remainders? if you know the answer, you'll get double punches toward a free drink today! the answer to friday's trivia: rocky.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Like a One Two Punch

we're bringing out our heavy hitters for music this weekend. tonight lester estelle plays amazing left handed guitar, and tomorrow it's the moon city big band! that band is so big they don't even fit on the stage! oh hey double punches if you know what movie the pic above is referencing. the answer to last week's trivia: jumpman.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Game Night: In The Cards

hey, bring a card based game to homer's tonight (it IS game night after all!) and get 1/2 off one drink! it can be anything like: UNO, phase 5, things, cards against humanity, citadels, go fish, magic, Pokemon, etc. don't forget homer's also has an easy tiger card machine if you need to buy a card for that special someone.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Sometimes They Come Back

4 years ago a suspected alien craft was seen over santa fe and pflumm in overland park. witnesses said it appeared to be scanning houses in the neighborhood using a white beam. early this morning police received phone calls from residents in old overland park. their statements matched those recorded 4 years ago, only this time someone spoke with the aliens. the sluggish extra terrestrials were trying to communicate their need for coffee with hand gestures and broken english. frightened citizens misunderstood their verbal attempts as "take me to your leader," but what they were REALLY saying was "take me to a latté." ok, seriously now... double punches for everyone who can make the alien hand gesture for coffee.