Category: Mama’s Lists

How To Love A Land Rover: Part One

Thus Sunday marks a truly sad day in Automotive History.  As of January 29, 2017, it’ll be exactly one year since Land Rover stopped making the Defender.  Remember when that happened? People completely freaked out. ‘No more Defender’ they cried. ‘OMG this is THE END’ they screamed. ‘Buy, buy, buy’ called every collector with an extra pile of cash.  Because of this, I’ve noticed more and...

5 Cool Car Things To Do With LA Kids

School’s out, for..winter?  Yeah, as all LA Unified parents are deftly aware, LA Kids will be on the loose in our fair city for 3 chaos filled weeks beginning today!  I can hear the Merlot pouring from here. But don’t panic people, Mama’s got 5 amazeballs solutions to keep your little people outta your hair and away from their iPads. Caution: they may even learn...

7 Best Driving Songs of 2016

Cars + Music= Love It’s a pretty simple equation people.  So illustrate this, I’ve paired some of my favorite rides from 2016 with some of my favorite driving tunes.  Plus, I’ve given you guys a little context so you can fill in your own blanks. Enjoy.. Best Driving While You’re Pissed Off Song Lizzo: Good As Hell Pairs well with: Range Rover Sport HSE TD6...

Mercedes Benz Pick Up? 5 Hell Yeah Reasons!

Automakers have to do a lot of crazy stuff to create buzz in between new car debuts.  One of these “stunts” a few years ago included Mercedes Benz teasing a pick up truck concept. The reaction in many cases, was full on eye roll status.  Now, MB has both confirmed the truck’s development and recently showed the production version in the flesh: So this is happening...

6 Unbelievable Things I Did At The Track

I recently went to Willow Springs, a well-known, well-respected raceway here in So Cal for the Motor Press Guild‘s Track Days.  It is a two-day event where a group of automakers bring their vehicles to the track for auto journalists to drive. When the Steel Market Development Institute contacted me and asked if I’d cover it for them, and I responded, “Hell yeah!” So here’s...

5 Cars To Steal From Your Grandpa..Now

The exploding vintage car market is one of those subjects like New York real estate, that if you think about ‘what would’ve been if you just held on’, you’ll make yourself crazy.  But, unlike New York real estate, all is not lost in the car market.  There are still some real gems out there and I refuse to let you, my beloved reader, lose out...