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


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

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!
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Low Profile: Q&A with Kortney Shane Williams

The Seattle comedian on opening for Chappelle, making his own lane and the greatness of LeBron James.
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Killing Comedy to Get Real

On self-censorship, better known as good judgement.

Costume Trends Reveal Cultural Phenomena

A dispatch from Champion Party Supply.
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Rationalizing Summer Regrets

I wasted my summer and I don’t feel bad about it.
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A List of Forbidden Words

Mess with the goose and you’ll get bitten.

Meet the Mayor’s Arts Award Winners: Seattle Music Partners

SMP provides instruments, instruction and mentorships to low-income students in the Central District.