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.

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Comedy Benefit Show

On Monday, Oct. 10th, from 8-10 p.m., Danny Lobell is throwing a benefit comedy show…

Becoming Jewish: First High Holidays

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.

Becoming Jewish: Conversion Can Be Lonely

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.

Becoming Jewish: Pre-Shabbat Trips To Hasidic Williamsburg

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.

Becoming Jewish: Conversion Conflicts

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.

Becoming Jewish: Orthodox It Is

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

Becoming Jewish: The Path Of Most Resistance

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?

The Big Jewcy: Rachel Fershleiser – Literary Community Organizer

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.