About Kylie Jane Wakefield

I'm a comedian and writer living in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with my boyfriend Danny Lobell and our two dogs, Miko and Juno. I do stand-up, improv, write my own blog called Living with Lobell, and freelance for the Greenpoint Gazette. I'm originally from Baltimore, Maryland and love staying up late, eating Challah bread and avoiding Manhattan.

Comedy Benefit Show

Comedy Benefit Show
By October 6, 2011

On Monday, Oct. 10th, from 8-10 p.m., Danny Lobell is throwing a benefit comedy show at Stand Up NY for his good friend, Etta Malkah, a 32-year-old Jewish writer with a life-threatening disease, polychondritis. The acts include: Todd Barry (Flight … Read More

Becoming Jewish: First High Holidays

Becoming Jewish: First High Holidays
By October 3, 2011

I was incredibly moved by Rosh Hashanah. It’s a beautiful and exciting holiday and I had a great first experience. My faith in the conversion is definitely back in full swing. I can only hope that it keeps getting better from here on out. Read More

Becoming Jewish: Conversion Can Be Lonely

Becoming Jewish: Conversion Can Be Lonely
By September 20, 2011

All I want is that warm, happy feeling back. I’d love to wake up tomorrow and see all these feelings vanish, but right now I’m worn out. Read More

Becoming Jewish: Pre-Shabbat Trips To Hasidic Williamsburg

Becoming Jewish: Pre-Shabbat Trips To Hasidic Williamsburg
By August 25, 2011

From my last Shabbat experience, I learned two valuable lessons: Buy a dress and a pair of black (or maybe pink!) tights before going back to Haassidic Williamsburg, and always do my shopping on Thursday. Or else I’ll have to go and rob some pigeons next time. Read More

Becoming Jewish: Conversion Conflicts

Becoming Jewish: Conversion Conflicts
By August 9, 2011

When you’re converting, the first thing that happens is (hopefully) the warm welcoming from the Jewish community. I think I’ve focused mainly on the community aspects of it because, quite frankly, how I feel about G-D is complicated, as it should be. Read More

Becoming Jewish: Orthodox It Is

Becoming Jewish: Orthodox It Is
By July 13, 2011

It looks like our convert has chosen which path she wants to go down. Read More

Becoming Jewish: The Path Of Most Resistance

Becoming Jewish: The Path Of Most Resistance
By June 22, 2011

In times of hardship, it isn’t always easy to focus on your soon-to-be new religion. Maybe read some Marc Maron to help out? Read More

The Big Jewcy: Rachel Fershleiser – Literary Community Organizer

The Big Jewcy: Rachel Fershleiser – Literary Community Organizer
By June 14, 2011

With the publishing world in such a state of flux, it needs people to mobilize the writing communities that provide the foundation for the world of letters to advance, and Rachel Fershleiser is doing just that. Read More