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.

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Tweets

Tweets of the Week

Seattle's funniest tweets this week. This batch includes reflections on the Mars rover, observations on the Olympics, and various dark thoughts that get tweeted in the dead of night.
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Gabriel Rutledge: Comedy and Family Life

Gabriel Rutledge is one of the funniest comics in Washington. He lives in Olympia with his wife, Kristi, and their three young children. Kristi and Gabriel record a podcast, The Rutledges, where they hold forth on every possible topic with an honesty...
Tweets

Tweets of the Week

Seattle's funniest tweets this week. This week's batch includes Olympic Fever, Blue Angels Nausea, Social Media Existential Dread, and other postmodern maladies.
Tweets

Tweets of the Week

Seattle's funniest tweets this week. This week's tweeters respond to the death of Sherman Hemsley, gun nuts running rampant on the internet in the wake of the Colorado shootings, and the usual potpourri of pop culture observations and generalized...
Creative Writing

Hamil’s Fables

Instructive Tales from Tree City. One summer day in Tree City, Tortoise was driving his green Subaru Outback down Croaking Toad Lane, listening to public radio and drumming his scaly paws on the steering wheel. Down the block, Rabbit was hopping back...
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Andrew Sleighter at Naked City Brewery

Andrew Sleighter is one of the funniest young jokewriters in the current crop of recent Seattle emigrants to Los Angeles. His jokes have an effortless arithmetic that is the hallmark of a great technician. Beneath the plain-spoken delivery and...
Tweets

Tweets of the Week

Seattle's funniest tweets this week. In this batch, Tweeters respond to comedy legend Fred Willard's Pee-wee-esque arrest in an adult theater, followed by much darker news from a movie premiere in Colorado. Also: the usual self-loathing, gender...
Tweets

Tweets of the Week

Seattle's funniest tweets this week. This week the Twitterverse exploded with commentary on Daniel Tosh's rape jokes. Also included: thoughts on the Cruise/Holmes divorce, Free Slurpee day, and the upcoming Olympics.
Tweets

Tweets of the Week

Seattle's funniest tweets this week. This week's batch includes ruminations on Independence Day, intimations of failure, and a preoccupation with the (finally) warm weather.
Essay

Public Ridicule: Seattle’s Golden Hour

It’s hard to hate in the Seattle Summertime. It’s too beautiful outside. The Seattleite’s natural defenses against joy and spontaneity break down and warm, alien feelings swarm the heart like a virus attacking a cell. It’s a Vitamin D rave up...
News

The Incomparable Kyle Kinane at Re-Bar

Kyle Kinane is one of the best comics working today. He's the ultimate everyman storyteller, dismantling the pretense of audience/performer with an unassuming whisky voice. In due course you’re just a person in a bar, listening to the funniest guy...
Tweets

Tweets of the Week

Seattle's funniest tweets this week. This week's batch includes the usual navel gazing and pop culture riffage, but we start with John Roderick's dystopian vision of a nation at war with itself after the Supreme Court upheld Obamacare.