Motorhead Mama Blog

How To Enjoy A Car Show In 5 Steps

One of the great things about living in Southern California is that we have a lot of car shows. Recently, the great Peterson Automotive Museum organized a Ferrari Drive-In event in honor of Enzo Ferrari’s 100th birthday. And unlike Enzo’s past few birthdays, which I usually spend watching Scooby Doo re-runs & playing X Box with Michael Schumacher, this was really fun. As a veteran...

Car Slut Confessions: Episode One

I’m a faithful wife. A totally loyal friend. But when it comes to cars, I get more action than Lindsey Lohan’s legal team. Even as I’m driving off the lot, I’m eyeing my next conquest– it doesn’t matter if I’m behind the wheel of a crappy rental car or the sweetest European supercar. But this is good news for you, Dear Reader, because if you’ve...

Evaluate Your Date (In The Driveway): 5 Clues

More powerful than shoe size! More accurate than 10 tax returns! This undocumented, entirely unresearched, purely anecdotical guide will help you decipher if your potential partner is a stud or a dud. #1 Vintage: If he shows up in a car that was made before you were born, this could go two ways. If it sounds like a power boat and smells like a gas-station,...

VW: Get Happy Yourself

All kinds of people are worked up this week with VW’s “racist” Super Bowl ad “Get Happy.” Somehow, someone got in their crazy skull that white people are uptight and often turn to reggae to mellow out. That’s crazy– I thought every college kid in America had a Bob Marley poster on their wall because they’re secretly devoted to Haile Selassie (who’s that you ask?...

PMS On Wheels: Good Times

It’s easy to argue that every day millions of irritable, irrational, bleeding bitches clog our roadways with their inept driving. However, pre-menstral driving is actually a very important contributor to female car culture. Here are the 5 Highlights: #1 Cars always think you’re hot. Even if you’re retaining water like the Hoover Dam or have a Rudoph-like zit on your nose, a car doesn’t mind....

Dude Or Douchebag: Car Upholstery

Let's face it, car upholstery has had its ups (any Mercedes before 1975) and its downs (Levi's Edition Gremlin, anyone?). But lately, it just seems like we're settling for way less than our fat asses deserve. There was a time, not so long ago, that being a Dude with your car interior was easy, because that's how it came off the line (cue Barry White):...