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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Fatigue Break

Bad celebrity impersonators, the genius of Jason Bateman, a terrible cat and more.
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Sweet Tooth for Low-Hanging Fruit

Dave Chappelle, trans jokes and bad first takes.
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Alternatives to the Blue Angels

Some thoughtful suggestions for a compromise.
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Standup is a Hall of Mirrors

Testing the tensile strength of the human ego with comedy.
Creative Writing

Sniffin’ Around with Biscuit

A column for dogs, by a dog. As told to Brett Hamil.
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What Are White Dudes Like Me So Angry About?

Of all the things to rebel against, the most crucial is the space you occupy.
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Susan Hutchison’s Civil Disobedience

A future account of the GOP chair's brave acts of resistance against the “millionaire tax."
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Unintended Consequences of the Minimum Wage Increase

Alternative findings on the controversial policy.
Creative Writing

Mutiny on the Escape Ship

An onboard account of the billionaires’ thwarted getaway.
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What Do All Comics Have in Common?

We've got plenty of good comics. We need more good people.
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Totem Star and ‘The Resistance Mixtape’

"Before you’re an artist, you’re a human, and Totem Star teaches you how to do that."