BRETT HAMIL is a comedian, writer, and political commentator. Seattle Weekly dubbed him “the city’s premier political comic” and named him Best Comedian of 2017. The Stranger called him “Seattle’s closest equivalent to John Oliver” and “a truly treasured ham.” He hosts a live political comedy talk show at the Northwest Film Forum, The Seattle Process with Brett Hamil, in which he interviews some of the city’s brightest activists, artists, and politicians. He’s also a columnist and cartoonist for City Arts Magazine. He lives on the South End with a Jewish wife, a Jewish baby and two dogs (gentile).