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Morning Update Show — Tuesday, March 23
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Continue reading The Morning Update Show — 3/23/21
by Brett Hamil
Last night my wife tucked the toddler into bed as she normally does then headed out for a meeting. I sat in the studio downstairs and listened to him scream for his mommy for about 15 or 20 minutes, a feral, throat-shredding yowl that didn’t let up. I tried to go in and comfort him several times but he wasn’t having it. “I want Mommy! I need mommy!” he wailed, kicking his legs and flailing his arms and clawing at his face.
Continue reading Parenting in the Shadow of American Concentration Camps
After a difficult election, how can Progressives come together and bounce back stronger than ever? Emerald’s Chief Comedic Strategist Brett Hamil has a plan.
Continue reading Brett Hamil: My 3-Point Plan for Progressive UNITY!
Seattle’s looking to build a $160 million three-story police station that would be among the most expensive in the country. Comedian Brett Hamil takes you behind the scenes for a sneak peek into what absolutely necessary amenities those dollars might buy.
Continue reading Brett Hamil: Seattle’s New Police Bunker (Sneak Peek!)
Who are among Seattle’s new breed of “superheroes”? Brett Hamil, investigative comedian, digs deep to find out in this new video. Continue reading Brett Hamil: Seattle’s Newest Superheroes
by Michael Primavera
Brett Hamil is a comedian based in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. He performs standup comedy all over the U.S. and Canada, writes a regular humor column for City Arts magazine, does a monthly video commentary on city politics for the Emerald, and hosts his own talk show focused on local politics, The Seattle Process. Brett was kind enough to sit down with me and discuss his career in comedy. Continue reading South End Based Comedian Brett Hamil: “The Grower”
In his latest video, Brett Hamil offers some constructive advice for those recently elected to the Seattle City Council.
Continue reading Brett Hamil: New Seattle Councilmembers – Don’t Be “The One”
In his latest video, Brett Hamil takes on Comcast and its franchise agreement with Seattle, which is set to be renewed for another 10 years in December.
As Comcast thinks up new ways to screw over its customers, the City of Seattle prepares to renew their franchise agreement for 10 more years. Meanwhile, Seattle’s Chief Technology Officer, Michael Mattmiller, comes up with excuses for why he won’t pursue municipal broadband.
CALL YOUR COUNCILMEMBERS:
Continue reading Brett Hamil: Comcast, Data Caps and CTO Mattmiller’s Cave-In
Brett Hamil’s latest video report employs complex scientific formulae to estimate just how far left Seattle’s City Council President really lands on the spectrum. Continue reading Brett Hamil: Tim Burgess, Quantum Progressive