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August 28, 2003 6:51 AM   Subscribe

It's brilliant, or at least reflective and translucent. Fetosoap.com has started selling body products containing little fetuses. But don't worry; no children were harmed in the making of this soap, or this bar with conjoined twins. The creator doesn't claim any political motivation, but that's easy to superimpose. Good idea? Poor taste? Both?
posted by spaceboy86 (14 comments total)

 
Never had my mouth washed out, but I'm sure it tates bad.
posted by tomplus2 at 6:53 AM on August 28, 2003


Yeah, poor taste...but so are lots of things that can be amusing, sarcastic, or pointed. Still -- I suspect it's a gag site of some sort.
posted by davidmsc at 6:53 AM on August 28, 2003


(I with I could spell, and proof.)
posted by tomplus2 at 6:53 AM on August 28, 2003


Fetopia
posted by shoepal at 7:09 AM on August 28, 2003


A good way to make people angry. Other than that, I don't think it accomplishes anything worthwhile.
posted by Wallzatcha at 7:11 AM on August 28, 2003


Incredibly poor taste, not particularly funny, and who the hell would want to wash with this? "I just lost the baby. Down the drain. Oops." Pretty sick.
posted by Dasein at 7:26 AM on August 28, 2003


Mr Bubble is not yo' baby's daddy.
posted by bradth27 at 7:38 AM on August 28, 2003


I find them rather odd, but not exactly tasteless. The site honestly doesn't seem to have any sort of political agenda on abortion. their FAQ says:
Q: Are fetos pro-life or pro-choice statements?
A: Fetos were not meant to be symbolic of the pro-life, nor the pro-choice campaign. We at FeTO just think fetos are neat. Fetos are meant to represent neither living nor dead fetos. They are clay.

They have Canadian, French, Italian, Punk and Emo Hipster fetus beads. It just seems to me like some people with a rather odd sense of humor who like making clay fetuses. The only political type thing they sell is gay pride bracelets and necklaces, which doesn't exactly scream "pro-life" to me. And I don't see how little fetus beads really say anything for the pro-choice side, either. I think they are kinda cute, but then again, I'm pregnant and hormonal. I don't know that I'd wear fetus earrings to the grocery store, though.
posted by Shoeburyness at 8:08 AM on August 28, 2003


Mr Bubble is not yo' baby's daddy.

Best comment on this post. We can stop now.
posted by konolia at 8:37 AM on August 28, 2003


it cute, and educational. those of you who find this tasteless and offensive need to get out more. and stop politicizing everything.
posted by glenwood at 9:25 AM on August 28, 2003


I'm totally buying this for people this Christmas. Maybe I have horrible friends, but I think they will apreciate this as a nonpolitical and strange way to get clean.
posted by jennyb at 11:09 AM on August 28, 2003


>hose of you who find this tasteless and offensive need to get out more.

Please follow this person's advice.

From the site: "Pictured on the left is "Sweetest Fetus""

These are kind of funny too. Tasteless, but there is such a thing as tasteless humor and people who appreciate it.
posted by skallas at 3:31 PM on August 28, 2003


You people make me sick! Fetuses must be taken seriously! Never take a fetus in vain - that's the Bible there - You might (possibly) all roast in the fires of HELL !........ ( ! )
posted by troutfishing at 8:02 PM on August 28, 2003


No one's going to hell over a polymer clay fetus.

Heck, maybe.
posted by konolia at 8:45 PM on August 28, 2003


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