WTF Product: I Really Hope LoveLice Are Real
Everyday the internet exists, it seems another sexual fetish springs into existence. According to “Rule #34″, “if it exists, there is porn of it“; and this definitely appears to be the case. LoveBugz.net is a website that supposedly supports the practice of keeping a specially bred strain of Japanese “pet” pubic lice in your pubic hair and sharing them with your sex partner. There are a million reasons to believe this is a hoax, but only one reason to believe it’s real; and that one reason is that it’s amazingly hilarious.
According to the website:
“…they just live happily in your underwear. It’s so COOL! They grow, and have families. You can feel em living and crawling around. It’s like having personal Sea monkeys in your pants Seriously, though, they really are my personal pets that go everywhere with me. You get attached to them like any pet.”
Indeed, sounds lovely. Read on for the whole story:
I’m all for personal liberty and freedom. You should have the freedom to do whatever you please with your sexual partner, and if that includes cultivating a miniature tribe of pubic lice in your crotch and infecting a willing partner with said lice… have a blast. But I’m not going to pretend like it’s not FREAKING HILARIOUS.
I think the comedian Louis CK hit the nail on the head with a similar line of reasoning:
So LoveLicers are funny, that much we’ve established. The question is, are these mythical crab-bearers real, or are they just a hilarious invention of the inerwebs?
Well, a blogger named BugGirl wrote a post a while back about the Lice Lovers, debunking their Louse Lovery. She actually sent away for the “specially bred Japanese lice” and got an envelope in the mail containing pube clippings, sand, a letter, and some other random non-louse related sprinkles. She looked at everything under a microscope and found zero louse related goodness. Oh well, Santa Claus isn’t real either.
and here is the letter that came with is: