Motorhead Mama Blog

Mama’s Playlist: Hey Nissan, Can I Kick It?

This week, I’m heading to San Diego to drive the new Nissan Kicks. This is exciting because a) I get the hell out of my house and leave my husband with the end of school year nonsense, b) the Kicks is an adorable, affordable crossover so it should be fun and c) it’s called Kicks! If you’re not in love with this name the way...

5 Tips For Aging Well: Courtesy Of My Car

This is me with one of the most beautiful things I know. This is my car. She and I have a lot in common: we both love to go fast, we both look great in black and we both are.. women of a certain age.¬† She’s actually only 8 years old but BMW M car years are kind like dog years– they are awesome, but...

Dude or Douchebag: How To Do The Bu

Malibu, CA is a beautiful, affluent place. Like many other beautiful, wealthy places, it attracts people who are into cars. Malibu also has the added bonus of having some of California’s most beautiful roads. It is, in short, a car lover’s paradise. Oh yeah, it’s got a beach too. That’s nice also. Living in Malibu is a source of pride for many, which is often...

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Test Drivepalooza: Fast, Dirty & Topless In Malibu

Of all of the terrible, awful, very bad things I am FORCED to do as Motorhead Mama, perhaps the worst of them all is being forced to participate in the annual Droptops & Dirt in Malibu, CA.¬† This event, produced by the Motor Press Guild, features automakers’ latest and greatest off-road and convertible vehicles. Hosted at the Calamigos Ranch, this is a grueling day of...

Kiss My Carpool! A Mother’s Day Manifesto

A few minutes ago, my daughter uttered some of the most dreaded words a mother can hear, “Hey Mom, what do you want for Mother’s Day?” Ug. Seriously? We spend basically every waking hour together. You don’t have a clue? Ok, fine kid, how about any of the following: A medically induced coma, a Ferrari 812¬†Superfast, a full-time masseuse, a magic spell that makes my...

Mama’s Plug In Comparo: 4 Motorhead-Worthy Options

Hooray for Tesla! All hail the Prius! I say that with little to no sarcasm. Those vehicles have transformed the way that Americans see electric cars. Period. And that’s wonderful. But committing to one right now is kind of like marrying the first guy you have sex with– it’s lazy and discounts the fact that there’s a big, wide world out there filled with other...