Marilyn, one hit wonder and Boy George sycophant, looked in poor shape. He tried to sell me two steam irons. When I told him I didn't want them he became rather upset. His sallow faced "friend" then became aggressive. We had to threaten to call the police. It was a surreal scene. I remembered Marilyn on the original Band Aid video. He wasn't quite so agitated in those days.
Behind the counterculture is a recurring series of celebrity encounters or near encounters in or close to a West London used book and record store.
Behind the counterculture episodes compiled by Lake
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Kirk Lake is a writer, musician and filmmaker. His published books include Mickey The Mimic (2015) and The Last Night of the Leamington Licker (2018). His films include the feature films Piercing Brightness (2014) and The World We Knew (2020) and a number of award winning shorts.
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