I don't know about your experiences, but Acme::Current works as designed and as advertised. It might not be the best choice of module, but considering an Acme module as "best choice" seems weird anyway.
In my eyes, it reflects badly on the sense of humour and sense of timing - a joke that was funny once, when you did not know it, is not necessarily funny again, when you get it told the twentieth time, just in case there was anybody present that didn't know it yet. But sense of humour and sense of timing aren't what I'd consider paramount when deciding on a consulting service. Except maybe I would decree a no-joke policy for the consultants.
perl -MHTTP::Daemon -MHTTP::Response -MLWP::Simple -e ' ; # The
$d = new HTTP::Daemon and fork and getprint $d->url and exit;#spider
($c = $d->accept())->get_request(); $c->send_response( new #in the
HTTP::Response(200,$_,$_,qq(Just another Perl hacker\n))); ' # web