Motorhead Mama Blog

Mama’s Monterey Shopping List 2018

August is my favorite month to abandon my children. Sorry, but it’s true. I do a lot around here, so I think it’s perfectly cool if my husband is in charge while I head to the Bay Area to sip champagne on a seaside golf course to look at priceless cars. Good luck with that back-to-school stuff, honey. Mama’s got a date in Monterey! But...

The Weirdest Cars I’ve Seen Lately (video)

We both know that means a lot 😂 because I see some crazy stuff here in LA.  But maybe what you don’t know is that I have an arsenal of friends who travel and keep an eye out, a posse of Mini Motorheads sending me cool stuff and readers like you, that share with me the glorious, the goofy and Godawful. So here, my excellent...

Badass Women Of Automotive: Jaclyn Trop

Jaclyn Trop is the kind of woman that is easy to envy. She’s smart, beautiful and has a globe-trotting, flawless-faced Instagram feed that makes you want to stick an ice pick in her forehead. The problem is, she’s genuinely nice and super cool.  So why would I give more air time to someone so incredibly aggravating?  Because, my friends, Jaclyn Trop is shaking stuff up–...

Drivebys: The Cars of VidCon 2018

This week, I attended VidCon for the very first time. What is VidCon? You may want to ask your kids..they’ll tell you after they squeal with delight. It’s a conference for anyone who works in online video, but more recently it’s become a fanboy/fangirl festival for kids who worship YouTubers. So, of course I was there! Actually, I was there to up my video game...

Review: Nissan’s Soul-Crushing Kicks CUV

I have a joke with one of my friends that my Out Of Office reply should be “If you’re looking for an affordable car, just buy the Kia Soul. You’re welcome.” I swear. It’s the easiest car to recommend. It’s cute, it’s practical, it’s efficient and the value is undeniable. But guess what? It’s not perfect. Guess who else figured that out? Our friends at...

ICON 4x4

Mama’s Car Stories: ICON’s Jonathan Ward

Last week, I went to Icon 4×4 to drive with founder, Jonathan Ward. If you don’t know about Jonathan, you can read my Dude or Dbag on him here. Or you can look at these FJs: That’s right, he’s the guy that took your uncle’s most badass beater and made it into a super-cool modern off-road machine.  Or how about this one? Yup. If you...