Author: motorheadmama

7 Reasons Why Fate Of The Furious Is The Year’s Best Family Movie

I’ve never been a huge fan of the Fast and Furious franchise. It’s just not my thing.  But after seeing Fate of the Furious last night, I can hardly wait to watch it again..with my kids.  I know what you’re thinking– Vin Diesel, Jason Statham and Ludacris aren’t exactly ‘family friendly’ celebrities. Chasing  Russian nuclear codes isn’t exactly a storyline appropriate for the Pixar playbook, but...

5 Cars Freya Is Into & Why You Should Care

This is Freya, my 10 year old daughter: I know what you’re thinking 1) OMG, she’s adorable. Thanks, I know.. 2) This seems like nepotism. You betcha! It’s a great American past time;  I’m just being patriotic. & 3) This doesn’t seem relevant. Not what you expect from a first class automotive journalist like myself.  (insert laugh track)  But listen people, this young lady is our future....

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Dude Or Douchebag: Minor Mods

Do you ever see a car and just want to yell, “CALM THE HELL DOWN!”  Life is crazy enough, we don’t need all of the visual noise of this nonsense: In a town filled with attention whores, it’s really refreshing to see people pulling off a minor modification to their vehicle without having to scream about it.  As any vaguely-working actor in LA will tell you, we...

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Get A Grip! How To Hold Your Steering Wheel

Dear Steering Wheel User, You’re wrong! All wrong! Totally wrong! But I was too.  But I’ve seen the light. Changed my ways. And I wanna change yours too (cuz I love you). So listen up! Let’s start with this: This is no ordinary Drive-Your-Prius-to-Trader-Joe’s kind of steering wheel.  In fact, if you’re thinking it looks like something out of Playstation, you’re close.  It’s a steering...

Freak of the Week: Laker Fan Van

So you think you’re a Laker fan. Really? Why is that? Because you bought a season pass?  You slapped a bumper sticker on your Prius? A vanity plate on your Merc? Or perhaps your ass has a Laker tattoo? Well, this guy laughs at you: When this guy drives down the road, you don’t sit back and wonder what he watches on ESPN. There’s no...

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How To Drive In The Rain Like A Boss-lady (video)

Driving in the rain. Everyone thinks they’re good at it and almost no one is.  Except maybe the English.  But I digress. It’s Springtime and with that comes Spring Showers. So Mama’s here with a little refresher on how to rock a wet ride. But let’s get something straight: light rain can be as much of a problem as a heavy downpour. Here I am...