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Freak Of The Week: Viva Zapata!

A few months ago, they had to install concrete pillars in front of my local Trader Joe’s after a senior citizen put it in D instead of R and plowed straight through the floral section.  Because of that, I’m often on high alert when passing the handicapped zone. Gotta watch those naughty seniors!  But today, I pulled in and saw this:   A VW Squareback...

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Tuesday Test Drive: VW Golf TDI

Sometimes I can’t help but wonder if I could join the ranks of those groovy, European moms that joyfully stuff their stuff and their kids into a sexy little manual diesel hatchback like the VW Golf.  So I did what any smart, vaguely desperate woman would do, I called VW and begged for a test drive.  Here are the highlights: Oh snap, sorry! Those are...

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Mama’s Movietime: 10 Reasons Josh Duhamel Is A Dude

I recently caught up with Josh Duhamel on the set of his new film The Wrong Stuff, a biopic about famed baseball player and eccentric personality, Bill Lee.  And did his co-star is a VW Bus!  Here’s what I learned about JD: 1. He’s a car guy The Wrong Stuff is a period piece.  During our interview, Josh (unprovoked I might add) started listing all...

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Give It To Her, Baby

Trust me, she wants it.  What’s that? I don’t know what to get!  My husband tries that same lame-o excuse on me every Mother’s Day.  Guess what? If I can squeeze little people out of my who-hah, then feed, clothe and hose them down for over a decade, I think you can belly up to the gift bar once a year.  So pay attention boys,...

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Dear Car Sales Dude, Let’s Douche It Down A Little

Here’s the thing about being in sales—I get it.  I get that you need to meet your numbers; I get that you work on commission; I get that there’s a douche bag in the back room asking you for your “funnel.” I’ve been that douche bag! But it’s now the 21st century, and women are making close to 70% of the car buying decisions, so...