October 2013


Later this month, David Lester’s graphic novel The Listener will be presented at Promoting Social Justice and belonging in the Classroom with Canadian Literature, a three day conference in Edmonton.

Jean Smith is selling vintage clothing on Etsy at Total Score Vintage, CRAZY Mac’s, Estate Sale Vintage and Vintage 604. The 1940s blouse above (modeled and photographed by Jean) is at Estate Sale Vintage.

Read the story behind the Mecca Normal song “Attraction is Ephemeral” on Smashpipe.

Index of Jean Smith’s online dating stories and illustrations for Smashpipe.

Mecca Normal The Observer is now in BandCamp.

Joyland Returns! at the Railway Club in Vancouver, June 9, 2013. Jean Smith reading “Odele’s Bath” – an excerpt from “The Black Dot Museum of Political Art” and a Mecca Normal song. Introduced by Kevin Chong.

New Mecca Normal – “Wasn’t Said” recorded by KRAMER at the Laundry Room in Miami Beach, November, 2012. KRAMER on organ. Video and photos by Jean Smith.

“Odele’s Bath” – live – Radio Active Records, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, November, 2012.