Emo Forever: Hawthorne Heights

I have wanted to publish an article on Hawthorne Heights for quite some time, but haven’t had a lot of non-automotive motivation as of late until now. I have been writing and performing music for years and like most people in their late 20’s that grew up in the early 2000’s era of hardcore punk…

Stay Golden: Mal’s Pony Car

Some of you probably think that I’ve dove head first into the deep end by posting a Ford Mustang, but fear not I’m still kicking it poolside with my Volkswagen shirt on and my brain is working just fine. I love incorporating variety into my articles and as someone who traditionally stays far away from…

It’s been a while..

I remember growing up and driving to Tahoe and being stuck in traffic for hours in my dad’s orange Bizi Body van. I also remember never wearing seatbelts and roaming around the van looking for any type of snacks to keep me occupied on the long drives to Tahoe. What I remember most about my…

The OG of OEM: John Williamson

If you’re a die-hard water-cooled Volkswagen enthusiast like myself you are aware of the ever popular moniker that is OEM+. Rarely do you see this style of modification outside of the VAG and euro community, however other marques have followed suit at times. Essentially, styling a car in an OEM+ fashion denotes applying various parts…

End of an Era: Canibeat

The phrase “all good things come to an end” couldn’t be more relevant than the recent announcement made by the founders of Canibeat.  The tarmac of New Jersey’s Princeton Airport would be seeing the East Coast’s heaviest hitters for one last time this fall. The blog that took off in 2009 with the creative minds…

Roger Federer: Becoming the G.O.A.T

Typically at Fatlace we feature content that revolves around the automotive industry, extreme sports, hip hop, and the like. There are always opportunities to bring new flavor to an already thriving site and this is one of them. Tennis is a sport that I not only enjoy spectating, but have played and taught for the…