Nerd Culture

The Sports Fan’s Guide to Nerd Culture Series

Bridging the gap between nerd culture and sports to achieve harmony in breakrooms and watering holes around the world!
Coco

How FROZEN Ruined My COCO Screening

My two different attempts to see Disney-Pixar's COCO and how FROZEN inadvertently ruined both of them. From scary Olaf fanboys to flying Elsa projectiles...
Road

On the Road Again…

There's nothing quite like the great American road trip (given that you don't break down and have to visit a mechanic with great American overcharges).
dozen

The Desserty Dozen and the Kale Curse

The comic tragedies of kale-flavored "temptress" doughnuts, a dozen premium "yum yums," and the menu pricing from a sugary hell.
horrors

Little Date of Horrors

The unfortunate tale of a LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS screening gone horribly wrong. It’s not often that one can say that they destroyed someone’s childhood...
Top 13

Hilarity by Default’s Top 13 “Out-of-Context Posters”

A countdown of my Top 13 Favorite Out-of-Context Movie Posters! Movie posters often use their most iconic scene as their focus but what would happen if...
jurassic park iii

Out-of-Context Posters #35: Jurassic Park III (2001)

JURASSIC PARK III - what may honestly be our ultimate JURASSIC PARK Out-of-Context Movie poster. Certainly more terrifying than anything in the movie...
Roger Rabbit

Out-of-Context Posters #34: Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT - a true product of the 80's when kid's fare was prone to having more mature themes. As we countdown to the 35th & final regular...
hound

Out-of-Context Posters #33: The Fox and the Hound (1981)

Today's Out-of-Context Poster is a reader request: Disney's 1981 animated release, THE FOX AND THE HOUND (a.k.a. less gutsy BAMBI!). Now there's a poster...
Tarzan

Out-of-Context Posters #32: Tarzan (1999)

Disney's Tarzan strikes an uncharacteristic pose in today's Out-of-Context Movie Poster. Debuting right at the tail-end of the beloved Disney Renaissance...

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THE LION KING: Do We Really Want a Shot-for-Shot Remake?

Default Assault reacts to the new trailer for Disney's live-action remake of THE LION KING. Do we really need a shot-for-shot remake of a masterpiece?
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HAWKEYE Series Announced! What To Expect

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Johnny Depp as DOCTOR STRANGE?

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BEETLEJUICE 2 Dead?

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Florida Man Birthday Challenge

Default Assault takes the Florida Man Birthday Challenge with a trio of stories involving cross-dressing puppy theft, Florida zombies, & restaurant rope.
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Boy Trades Xbox to Buy Mom a Car

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JOKER Teaser Trailer Reaction

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Jim Carrey as Rocket Raccoon in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY?

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Deleted Disney: “If I Never Knew You” & “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”

Should "If I Never Knew You" have been cut from POCAHONTAS? Plus, the dreadful alternate version of "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" we almost got.
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Verizon Worker Saves Cat, Gets Suspended & Florida Man Pigeon Rescue

Animal Rescue Fails? Verizon worker suspended for rescuing Philadelphia neighborhood cat. Plus, Florida Man meets a shocking fate trying to rescue pet...