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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Gun Control Jokes

The mass murder of innocent children is comedy kryptonite.
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Snapshots of the Comedy Zeitgeist

Comedy renders the leading edge of the zeitgeist as it mutates in real time.

Stres Becomes Her

Sasha Bolof’s musical journey to trans womanhood

Before I Make You Laugh

Brett Hamil confronts the ever broad landscape of comedy and makes it known that he's up for the challenge of making you laugh.
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And Now for Some Comedy News & Analysis

Like most things these days, comedy news is a good news/bad news scenario. Let’s get into it.
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‘Wormwood,’ On-Demand Disruption and Too Many Cookies

My lack of enthusiasm has me interrogating my tastes in a serious way.
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The Running Joke Is Todd Glass’s Voicemails

Todd Glass is the king of the running gag. Now a new album, '12 Years of Voicemails from Todd Glass to Blake Wexler,' (which is exactly what it sounds like) lets us all in on the joke.
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The Cringe-Binge We Deserve

'Black Mirror' scratches a very nasty itch.
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The Rage in ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

The Amazon series offers a fanciful, nostalgic look at showbiz as seen through a feminist sensibility in the act of discovering itself.

Dylan Avila Steps to the Plate

A Seattle comedian’s one-man show about a brutal assault

The Relationship Expert

I can tell within 10 seconds whether a couple will stay together.