Did you know that there are less than ten hours until “Pantsless O’Clock?” Neither did we, until we were introduced to the official website, that is.

The site proclaims that “Pantsless O’Clock is a daily reminder to take time to enjoy life unrestricted by pants, trousers, or similar leg coverings. Too often we keep our lower bodies covered and constricted.” That’s cool. A little funny, we suppose. But perhaps the simple act of shedding one’s pants is representative of much more: For anywhere from several moments to an entire hour, being pantsless flies in the face of the societal necessities demanded of us at all other times. It could be, essentially, the ideal of perfect psychological liberation.

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