Film screenings happen every Wednesday at 8pm

Outdoor Film screenings are at dusk (sundown) out on the Comfort Station lawn.

Music performances happen every Thursday at 7pm

Art openings happen the first Saturday of every month, and are displayed for the entirety of the month

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The Origins of Wit & Humor

  • Comfort Station 2579 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL, 60647 United States (map)
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Comfort Film presents:

The Origins of Wit & Humor

A comedy writer's need for approval leads him to order an elixir that bends his world into a surreal landscape of comedy tropes, which forces him to explore his own worth outside the writer's room.

Directed by : Christian Gridelli
Written by : Christian Gridelli & Hunter Norris

Joe Hursley
Steve Lemme
Runtime: 92 minutes

If you can't make the screening you can rent/own the film on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and Vudu or by going to

DIRECTOR BIO: A graduate of Columbia College Chicago, Christian Gridelli is a former producer for the History Channel and has been actively creating content for over a decade. Over the course of that decade, Christian has been cowriting, directing, and producing short films and web content with his collaborator, Hunter Norris, under the moniker of DimeStore Films. Their first, feature length comedy, “The Origins of Wit & Humor”. It has played at over a dozen film festivals and has taken home "Best Comedy" at Philadelphia Independent as well as "Best Actor" at the Hill Country Film Festival.Christian never it made it past Webelos and was born on the dining room rug.

Writers/Directors will be in attendance.


Programmged by Raul Benitez and Nando Espinosa Herrera.

Earlier Event: November 7
Prose Power: An All-Ages Open Mic Night
Later Event: November 9
Comfort Music: Parlour Tapes+