Thursday, November 27, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014

Monday Match Up

here we see three mugs from three baristas. some people would have you believe that you that a coffee mug reveals alot about a person... i don't think that's the case today. however, if you know which mug belongs to jerry, dave, or nate you'll get double punches toward a free drink today! oh and the answers to last tuesday's match up trivia: A2, B3, C1.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Live Plastic Dinosaurs

tuesday morning i was listening to NPR on my way to homer's. i heard a story about a new book called what the dinosaurs did last night. two kansas city parents wrote this book for their children. since 2012, refe and susan tuma have positioned their children's toy dinosaurs to appear as if they have come to life overnight.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Tuesday Match Up

yesterday we played a few monday songs @ homer's: manic monday by the bangles, monday monday by the mamas and the papas, and i don't like mondays by the boomtown rats. today we'll see if you can correctly match up the tuesday song with the recording artist.
the songs are: a) ruby tuesday b) tuesday afternoon c) tuesday's gone
the artists are: 1) lynyrd skynyrd 2) the rolling stones 3) the moody blues
if you match up the song with the artist correctly, you'll get double punches toward a free drink today! the mystery customer in last thursday's throwback photo: jeff todd

Friday, November 14, 2014

Seinfeld's Ferrari

jerry seinfeld picked up amy schumer in a ferrari yesterday on his web series, comedians in cars getting coffee. the sporty ride vroomed, sputtered, smoked, and eventually stopped. they walked to a nearby diner for coffee and breakfast.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Throwback Thursday!

this guy is one of our regular customers. this dazed and confused pic is from 1977. double punches today if you can correctly identify him! the answers to monday's trivia that we would have accepted: hammerhead, depth charge, black magic, red eye, bellringer and just about any other name that can be imagined for a coffee espresso mashup.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Kick In The Face

late sunday afternoon jenny & i drove to gardner for the groundhouse coffee experience. she ordered an egg nog latté, and i ordered a kick in the face. every coffeehouse has a different name for this drink that combines espresso and drip coffee. this blog listed at least 10 alternate names for a shot in the dark (that's what it's called @ homer's) over the last couple of years, if you can name one of those other names you'll get double punches today! the answer to last week's trivia: joust.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

More Shows About Nothing

jerry seinfeld picked up kevin hart in a 1959 porsche today to start off season five of comedians in cars getting coffee. this is only show where you can see espresso shots being packed and pulled in every episode. don't look for it on TV, comedians in cars getting coffee can be seen on its own website, youtube, or crackle.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

900 Retro Arcade Games

eric is a regular customer @ homer's. he always orders a big mint mocha. last night he posted a link on my facebook wall to an internet arcade. i clicked on it and found out the internet archive has over 900 classic arcade games. if you have a computer and internet access, you can go back in time faster than marty mcfly. double punches for every customer who knows what game the screenshot above comes from.