Category: Videos

Spring Training: Mama + Amberly Lago

Spring is here, people. And so is your fat ass. Let’s not kid ourselves. ‘But I have carpool’, ‘But my long commute’, ‘But I have no time.’ I know the excuses, I invented the excuses. But you know who doesn’t do excuses? Amberly Lago: Now before you go hating her rock hard abs, perfect smile and girl guns, read her recently published memoir  ‘True Grit and...

2018 VW Tiguan: The Cure For Double Buckle Blues

Of course I’ve done it. You’ve probably done it too. And if think your mom didn’t do it, you’re nuts..unless they didn’t have them back then. Yes, of course I’m talking about The Double Buckle. Every parent’s dirty little secret.  It’s the process of squeezing two kids into one seat belt. ‘Not legal’ you say?  ‘Not safe?’ you retort? Well, you tell that to Emily,...

Volvo’s 2019 XC40 & Its Ingenious Interior (video)

You know what they say about me: I’ve got A LOT of junk in my trunk. But seriously, as a mom, a dog owner, and a slob, I always carry around a lot of crap. And, as a result, so does my car.  But buying aftermarket car sorting stuff just isn’t my bag. Luckily, the new Volvo XC40 has a great system for organizing your...

First Date: 2018 Ford Expedition, Platinum Edition

It may not be a politically correct thing to say, especially in So Cal, but I love me a big, luxurious, family car. The Ford Expedition is one of those vehicles. Not only can you go to Trader Joes, Target AND Costco, but you can put all kinds of annoying kids in the back and drive along without killing even a one. With the layout...

Aston Martin

Aston Martin DB11: Because Diamonds Are For Losers

I recently drove the Aston Martin DB11.  With a 5.2L twin turbo V12 and 600 hp, you’d think that this is just another $200,000 sports car.  Something to compete with the 911 Turbo S or maybe the McLaren 570GT. And those are amazing, beautiful cars. But the DB11 is something special.  It is powerful, beautifully appointed, elegant and incredibly easy to drive. It is the...

Ford Fiesta ST

Motorhead Mystery: Trading an M3 for a Fiesta ST

So my friend Jesse recently traded his BMW M3 for a Ford Fiesta ST.  This upset me, a lot. Sure, the Fiesta is supposed to be a great car..for the money. I wrote an article about it for Driving Line which made me realize what a little rocket ship it really is. And the BMW is expensive to register, insure and repair.  And the M3...