In what seemed like a nifty piece of ribald marketing, Powers -- star of HBO's "Eastbound and Down" -- used Twitter to declare his iPhone only marginally operable after being crumpled by a stripper's behind.
Oddly, he used that very opportunity to beg HTC and AT&T to offer him a new HTC One.
He tweeted: "A stripper sat on my iPhone and it's on its last leg - can someone at @HTCUSA or @ATT help me get a @HTC ONE before I'm phoneless?"
This cannot have been a random request. It's not as if the man who styles himself Kenny F***ing Powers couldn't perhaps use more private channels to secure himself a new phone.
Surely this was another attempt by HTC to create "outrageous" humor around its new product. You might remember its Funny O... [Read more]