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.

The Big Jewcy: Rachel Kramer Bussel – Cupcakes And Sex

The Big Jewcy: Rachel Kramer Bussel – Cupcakes And Sex
By June 6, 2011

Rachel Kramer Bussel, a New York City-based writer, has been involved with erotica and the sex literature industries for over 10 years. Read More

The Big Jewcy: Dan Naturman – Stand-Up Comedian

The Big Jewcy: Dan Naturman – Stand-Up Comedian
By June 1, 2011

Dan Naturman is, by most standards, a successful standup comedian. Now he’s trying to conquer France. Read More

Becoming Jewish: The Conversion Conundrum

Becoming Jewish: The Conversion Conundrum
By May 23, 2011

Modern Orthodox or Conservative? Which is right for me? Read More

Becoming Jewish: Post-Passover Thoughts

Becoming Jewish: Post-Passover Thoughts
By May 2, 2011

This wasn’t my first Passover, but now that I’m converting, it’s a different ballgame. Read More

Becoming Jewish: It Ain’t Easy Almost Being Hebrew

Becoming Jewish: It Ain’t Easy Almost Being Hebrew
By April 14, 2011

Converting is certainly not an easy path, but becoming the person you imagine yourself to be one day never is. But it’s the only way I know how to really live. Read More

Becoming Jewish: Meeting Queen Esther And The Gang

Becoming Jewish: Meeting Queen Esther And The Gang
By March 28, 2011

Spend a weekend cursing out Haman in Long Island, and you will probably enjoy your conversion process a bit more. Read More

Becoming Jewish: “Shiksa Frustration: Escape to Judaism… in 3D!”

Becoming Jewish: “Shiksa Frustration: Escape to Judaism… in 3D!”
By March 18, 2011

I’m sick of being called a shiksa. One time, after a guy broke up with me, he told me his sister said that, “Shiksas are just for practice.” Knowing how frustrated I was, one of my friends triple dog dared me to convert to Judaism. And that’s where this column comes in. Read More