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We're always happy to shine a spotlight on local companies making interesting things?and this is certainly interesting. A dentist in Palos Verdes was apparently tired of mortifying her 12-year-old son with ass-crack overexposure, so she set to work on developing unmentionables that would guard against the dreaded "plumber's butt." Behold, PKboowear. But we're not sure if the solution is that much less egregious than the problem. But what to YOU think?
· PKboowear [Official Site]