Brett Hamil is a standup comic, writer, cartoonist and political commentator. He performs at clubs and festivals all over the U.S. and Canada and hosts a live political comedy talk show at Northwest Film Forum, The Seattle Process, where he interviews politicans, activists and artists. Hamil lives in the southend with his wife, two weird-looking dogs and a baby.

Recent Articles

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Are Fascists Killing Irony?

Irony is meaningless to those who can’t perceive it; satire is pointless when it’s outpaced by reality.
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Hari Kondabolu’s ‘The Problem with Apu’ Holds Comedy Accountable

In his new documentary, the comic tackles the most problematic character from 'The Simpsons.'
News

Live Music Fills the Laser Dome

An unexpected creative tornado swirls Inside the Pacific Science Center.
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That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore

Shame-stained memories of comedy juvenilia
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Kortney Shane Williams’ Stand-Out Comedy

How comedian Kortney Shane Williams maintains a low profile and high standards.
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Comedy Drips and Drabs

Solomon Georgio on 'Conan,' Christina Walkinshaw on audience harassment and the inimitable Andy Kindler
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Thanksgiving Ground Rules

Precautionary measures for a peaceful family meal.
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The Sublime Wrongness of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

When people say “It’s open season on white men,” they’re right—and it’s hilarious!