A Barrel of Sex Lube Currently Costs 28 Times as Much as a Barrel of Oil

Introducing a powerful new economic indicator: the Lube Crude Index (LCI). Today, a 55-gallon barrel of Passion Natural Water-Based Lubricant, “the ultimate lube keg,” is purchasable for $1,175.82 on Amazon, with free shipping. Meanwhile, a standard barrel of crude oil costs $31.78. Today, the LCI is 28.25.