Interview with Smiths Indeed founder Mark Taylor. I’m pretty sure I contributed a short piece to issue 8 or 9 of the fanzine. I know for sure that I got tons of mail via the penpals section. In these days of instant messaging and bit torrents, it’s hard to imagine writing letters by hand and mailing cassette tapes overseas, but that’s exactly what we did back then. It was hard work to be an obsessive fan before the internet.