In 1982, he was pounding — and getting a pounding from — the Italian Stallion in “Rocky III.” From 1983-87, he was a proud member of the “A-Team,” and a cultural phenomenon. Now, in 2013, Mr. T has entered the digital generation, with his own advice show on YouTube, and a smartphone app.
Pity the fool who doesn’t keep up with Mr. T.
“Ask Mr. T” only has one episode thus far, but there’s plenty of promise and lots of attitude in his take-no-prisoners style, where he stands against a blank wall and answers submitted questions. This week: “The copier at work is broken again. What shall I do?” Partial answer: “Don’t let no machine take you for a ride!”
Anyone can submit questions on the bouncer-turned-actor’s new app, which is “reduced price for a limited time only fools!” according to the copy on the iTunes preview page. That low, low price? Just .99 cents. With the app, a person can T-ize their photos (adding chains, a feather and facial hair to an already-existing snapshot) and download other information about the man and the myth. (Mr. T promises, in his YouTube comments, that an iPad version is “coming soon suckas!”
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