Category: Mama’s Lists

Get Your Moto-Mojo Back: Mama’s 5 Easy Steps

A few weeks ago, I slipped a disc in my back.  It’s such a pathetic, middle-aged tale of woe, I wouldn’t dare bore you with the details.  But it’s painful as hell and makes it impossible for me to do two of my favorite things: drive aggressively and exercise.  As a result, I noticed something about myself as of late: I lost my mojo. The...

NYIAS 2016: The Top 7 ‘Say What?’ Moments

The New  York International Auto Show is weird in so many ways. First of all, it’s held at the one place in the United States where you really don’t need a car– NYC. That’s kind of like holding a bikini convention in the South Pole, or a porn convention in North Korea– actually scratch that last one, whatever, it’s weird. Second, it’s after Geneva, LA...

Tesla Model X’s Got Some Serious, Politically Incorrect Problems

The other day, I finally saw the highly anticipated Tesla Model X on the road.  Yay! But it kinda sucked. Boo! Considering that this vehicle has been repeatedly delayed for over 3 years, I expected something really great. Here are 5 damn good reasons why it’s not: 5) It’s fat. The Model X weighs in at a hefty 5,440 pounds, even more when it’s moving.  That...

7 Reasons Why 2015 Didn’t Suck

Let’s be real, 2015 had a lot of bad news. Paris, Syrian refugees, Nepalese earthquake and shootings, shootings and more shootings.  So many icons fell from grace: Bill Cosby, VW and dare I say bacon?  My cat ran away and my mother died.  It’d be easy for me to cover myself in cocaine and Nutella and spend 2016 binging on Netflix.  But, my friends, I’m...

5 Unexpected Reasons To Get Excited About Autonomous Cars

One of the great reveals at this year’s LA Auto Show was the autonomous car concept by Volvo.  Like everything else they’re doing these days, it was sophisticated, elegant and really well thought through (words that won’t end up on my headstone, but I digress…).  However, up until recently, I’ve had a real problem embracing the autonomous driving concept. Mainly because I love to drive and...

eTrade? 5 Unexpected Reasons To Rock An Electric Car

I had a huge ePiphany today.  Everyone knows that owning an electric car requires extra attention, extra care, extra awareness, it’s something you really have to manage, and manage well or else, well, you’re screwed.  Or are you?  See, I realized today that being fully electric gives you the ability to get of almost anything by blaming your car. Here are five totally awesome examples:...