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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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.
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Holiday Mixed Bag of Horror and Hilarity

A few data points to illustrate the fractured nature of our current comedy reality.
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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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Surprising New Republican Beliefs

A look at some of the most unusual mainstream conservative notions.
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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.'

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