Friday, June 27, 2014

No More Kicks

route 66 was removed from the US highway system on this day in 1985. the legendary road ran through  california, arizona, new mexico, texas, oklahoma, kansas, missouri, and illinois for almost 60 years. do you know which state still has this coffee-esque sign? double punches toward a free drink if you do! the answer to wednesday's trivia: batman

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

It's Everywhere

just like chicken man, soccer is everywhere, it's everywhere. if you want to watch the US game we will have it on the TV @ homer's tomorrow. trivia question: what mid-60s series was chicken man inspired by? Batman? Get Smart? Beverly Hillbillies? double punches toward a free drink if you know the answer today! monday's trivia answer: roxanne.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Don't Stand So Close To Me... the song playing @ homer's right now by the police. the album cover above has their first hit on it. hint: it's a woman's name. do you know what it is? Roseanne? Roxanne? Rosie? double punches toward a free drink if you know the right answer! the answer to last week's trivia: the pixies.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Where Is My Pixie

last friday we had a successful fundraiser for heather kirkwood @ homer's. one of the groups that took the stage was made up of myself, kristen shedor, glenn winkler, and zach payne. if you know the connection between the picture on the left and the one on the right, you'll get double punches today! the answer to the last trivia question: 1748.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Western Week?

if you were to gauge the music this coming weekend by the fliers you might think it was western week @ homer's. well... jim mathis does play western music, and some songs in the four trick pony arsenal do have the word west in them (goin' out west, el caminos in the west, etc.) we hope you can pull up your bootstraps, saddle up & make it down this weekend and catch one (or both!) show(s)!

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Peachy Keen Ice Cream

hey! there's a new ice cream flavor @ homer's: peach frozen yogurt! it's just in time for summer, and tastes great with a white chocolate macadamia nut cookie (i tried one!)

Monday, June 9, 2014


last monday i wore a bandana that my mom gave me. it doesn't look like any bandana i currently have, but it DID look like a bandana that brent'lee wore that same day. maybe tomorrow i'll wear a different bandana and find another twin. do you have a twin? double punches for everyone who has a twin today!

Friday, June 6, 2014

New Ice Machine

the original homer's ice machine was carried away wednesday, presumably to chill drinks in that great coffeehouse in the sky. this means that homer's has a NEW ice machine just in time for summer! my grandmother used to ask me to grab something out of the icebox for her, and the term icebox always confused me as a kid. do you know when the first ice maker (ever) was made? 1748? 1850? 1906? if you know, you'll get double punches toward a free drink today! the answer to wednesday's trivia: ET.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Speak N' Spell

ashley picked up a speak n' spell for me and dropped it off @ homer's. we used to work in the afternoon together. she knows that i'm going to take this thing apart and circuit bend it. hey, what little alien used this toy to phone home in the 80s? alf? qbert? ET? double punches for everyone who knows the answer today! the answer to saturday's trivia: gran torino.

Monday, June 2, 2014

1978 Auto Coffee Maker

jerry ponzer gave me this coffee maker that is powered by the cigarette lighter in your car. it was made in 1978. he found it at a garage sale. i can't wait to try it out. he thinks the whole process looks interesting, but scary. i think it could take me back in time like john cusack in a hot tub time machine.