Hilarious by Default

Adventures in pure randomness and utter insanity. Mostly devoid of cat videos.

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...
Disney

What If Disney Renamed Its Classics to Be Like Frozen and Tangled?

With Disney renaming the tales of "Rapunzel" and "The Snow Queen" to Tangled and Frozen I have to wonder: what if they did this to the classic Disney films?
Store Stories

Store Stories 3

Store Stories returns! What would happen if one of the letters on a store front burnt out or went missing? Even worse, what if due to that missing letter, the sign spelled something completely different?
video

The Return of Super Sunday

Super Sunday is upon us. Time to break your New Year's resolutions and pig out on wings, Cheetos, and a selection of the finest craft beers such as...

Robot Trump Wants to Make Disney World Happy Again

Donald Trump will soon be starring in a Disney World attraction. Which makes me wonder: What would robotic Trump's speech be like...
lion king

Is The Lion King Secretly a Remake of Bambi? [INFOGRAPHIC]

It has often been referenced that Disney's The Lion King is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet set in the African Savannah - but is it...
Ended

Hilarity by Default’s “How It Could Have Ended” 2016

2016 is at an end and while many may not look fondly back at this year, I'd like to leave it on an optimistic...

Other Default Stories

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI pulls off the neat trick of meeting all expectations - for better & worse. A mixed bag of shining moments within a disjointed plot.