Friday, December 26, 2014

12 Days Of Canadian Christmas

back in the 80's rick moranis and dave thomas were better known by their canadian alter egos, bob and doug mckenzie. as the mckenzie brothers, moranis and thomas recorded a comedic version of the 12 days of christmas. in this version the mckenzie's list the 12 days as: christmas, christmas eve, new years day, new year's eve, boxing day, 2 saturdays, and 2 sundays. what do they call the 3 remaining days? double punches if you know the answer! the answer to tuesday's trivia: head of the household.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014


today is festivus, a holiday alternative to christmas created on seinfeld. on this day we make a contribution to the human fund, put up an undecorated metal pole, air our grievances, and compete in the feats of strength. TRIVIA: who is wrestled and pinned to the floor during the feats of strength? double punches today for everyone who knows! the answer yesterday's trivia: merry christmas (i don't want to fight tonight) by the ramones.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Christmas Week Already

christmas is just a few days away now. we've already had our first snow of the season, christmas decorations are up, christmas cards are arriving in the mail, and christmas music will be playing until christmas eve @ homer's. here's a lyric from one of those songs that i played on my shift last week: christmas ain't the time for breaking each other's hearts. if you know which song has that lyric you'll get double punches today! merry christmas!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Oak Tree

as i was sipping my first cup of coffee this morning, i watched a 1985 music video by morris day where he was doing a dance called the oak tree. the video is pretty cheesy, but that's why i like it. hey if you can do the oak tree (hint: look at the pic or watch the video), you'll get double punches toward a free drink today! the answer to last wednesday's trivia: true

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

True or False: Nintendo Coffee Table

TRUE or FALSE: if you have $1300 lying around you can purchase a working nintendo coffee table for that special someone this christmas. if you know the right answer you'll get double punches toward a free drink! the answer to last wednesday's trivia: pat benatar

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Tuesday Jams

angie came over to our house to work on music with me before our afternoon shift today. we're playing @ homer's in a few months and we've been building up our setlist on tuesday mornings. when you see beep goes the weasel scheduled to play @ homer's, that's us.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Put Up Your Dukes...

hit me with your best shot is usually NOT a request heard in coffeehouses (although it should be), this phrase is more likely to be associated with: a)paul newman b)pat benatar c)muhammed ali. if you know the right answer you'll get double punches today! oh and hey, big thanks to angie for being an idea consultant to the blog!

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Thanksgiving Reflections

it was a good thanksgiving this year, and i'm still reflecting on things like this sunset in mccook, NE (about 40 miles away from my wife's hometown) where we ate dinner inside an old railroad building. do you have good memories or stories to share?