Saturday, August 30, 2014

Thumbs Up For RVGB!

homer's was the place to be thursday night for retro video game bash! radio hits from the 90s and 80s mingled with the familiar sounds of golden eye, mario kart, defender, and missile command. when the asteroid dust settled there were three guys left standing. ben took home the first place trophy (and a gift card to homer's and vintage stock), ian won the worst zelda game ever made (along with a free homer's drink coupon), and the third place prize was my lava lamp (ian stanford received as a proxy, the actual winner went home early). the N64's golden eye was based on the 17th james bond movie by the same name, TRIVIA: how many james bond movies are there? 20? 21? 23? double punches if you know the answer! the answer to thursday's trivia: moon patrol.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

No Quarters Required

hey put on your parachute pants, monogram shirts, and grunge flannel tonight 'cause we're going back in time for a retro video game bash @ homer's from 7-9pm! gamers will go head to head bracket style for first, second, and third place prizes! there will also be free play games for less competitive players. TRIVIA QUESTION: what is the atari 2600 game pictured above? moon base? moon patrol? stuck on the moon? double punches today if you know the answer! the answer to the last trivia question: smoke on the water.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Retro Video Game Bash!

make sure everyone is buckled up august 28th 'cause we're driving a metaphorical delorean 88 mph and going back in time for a retro video game bash @ homer's 7-9pm!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Beep Goes On Live TV

angie and i were on kc live this morning promoting a summer project called beep goes the weasel. the folks at homer's even tuned in to watch! we showed joel nichols and michelle davidson how to play vegetables like a keyboard. joel showed off his mad music skills when he tapped out a certain tune... can you guess what it was? louie louie? i can't get no satisfaction? smoke on the water? double punches if you guess right! oh and the answer to tuesday's trivia question: alot of puns.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Jeff The Painter

jeff is a regular customer @ homer's. he usually drops by in the afternoon, orders a medium sized cup of coffee, and then he sits down to paint. most of the baristas are on a first name basis with jeff, and they know that he's handy with a paint brush-- but there is something else he is prone to use. here are three guesses (if you don't know jeff): a) a number two pencil b) a bic ball point pen c) alot of puns. you will get double punches toward a free drink if you guess right! just in case you were wondering, the answer to thursday's trivia: 1943.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Stormy Weather

i took this pic from homer's right before thunderstorms rolled through overland park. we had a few storm refugees rush inside for coffee and shelter. if stormy weather doesn't push you toward a warm drink, i don't know what will. stormy weather is actually the name of an old movie. do you know what year it came out? 1966? 1943? 1932? double punches for everyone who knows! oh, and the answer to tuesday's trivia: booking flights.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Those 80s Girls

i recently found out that a blogger is interviewing women who were in some really cool 80s music videos. whatever happened to robert palmer's all girl band in addicted to love, or the girl outside the tastee freeze in jack and diane, or bunty bailey who was pulled in to a comic strip while drinking coffee in aha's take on me? is bailey currently booking flights? flipping burgers? still starring in music videos? double punches if you know the answer! the answer to friday's trivia: general foods international.  

Friday, August 1, 2014

"Celebrate The Moments...

...of your life," was a TV slogan for certain kind of coffee in the 70s and 80s. do you know which one? sanka? folgers? general foods international? double punches for everyone who knows the answer! and if you're wondering why i'm asking this question it's because "there is no present or future, only the past happening over and over again, now." - eugene o'neill. the answer to tuesday's trivia: louisa may alcott