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Behind the Counterculture #7: Mel Smith

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by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: February, 2005
Anecdotes from Behind the Retail Frontline

Mel Smith stood looking in, stuffing his face with a cake from Starbucks. We used to have a photo of Smith on the wall with two Nurofen tablets where his eyes were but it had long since fallen off.

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Previously on Behind the Counterculture Pete Wylie ⇨

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the first journalism Lake ever had published was a history of Johnny Thunders for Record Collector magazine, since then he has written for publications including the Guardian, Dazed and Confused, the Idler and more recently, outsideleft.com as you have just seen.

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