Monthly Archives: April 2015

Notes from Real People — Conversations with a Legit Standup & SNL Assistant

THE ALUMNI CONNECTION This past weekend is the hallowed Johns Hopkins tradition of Alumni Weekend. Using the magic of email and bribery the Black and Blue Jay was able to get two LEGIT alumni to stop by and chat with … Continue reading

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‘Writing a Masterpiece’ — My Experience Rewriting AIRPLANE! (pt. 1)

A WEEKEND PROJECT As per usual, I was perusing Reddit this past week when I had a moment of inspiration. I’ve mentioned before the story (perhaps apocryphal) that Hunter S. Thompson rewrote the entirety of Great Gatsby, word for word, … Continue reading

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The Open Mic Diaries — Lessons from My First Experiences in Standup

The Bug Whenever I start learning about something new, one phrase always pops up from the veterans: ‘catching the bug.’ Over the past couple of weeks I have found myself saying the same thing about standup. It’s fucking exhilarating. For … Continue reading

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