Jelly: a Musical Odyssey

Along with collaborator and lyricist John Delore, I wrote a spoof song about jelly for this week’s “The Sporkful” episode. On the special episode, host Dan Pashman explores the musical history of jelly, from the Harlem Renaissance to Beyonce and beyond. Along the way, we hear the story of a famous moment in internet history, explore depictions of black women in music, and learn how jelly because an affirmation for LGBTQIA+ identity. And it all culminates in the original song!