Hilarious by Default

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

Geocaching

Geocaching in Rochester: A Real Life Treasure Hunt

Looking for something different to do on a long, hot summer day? How does a real-life treasure hunt sound? Geocaching is a worldwide treasure hunt...
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...

The Great Chicken Massacre of 2016

One of the best things about living in upstate New York is the quality of chicken wings. Hot, mild, sweet, spicy, garlicy, even aphrodisiac-ly, when you...

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...
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?
photoshops

Hilarity by Default’s Top 13 Funny Photoshops of 2016

One of my great joys of writing articles and reviews on Hilarity by Default are the many Photoshops I put together to either get...

The UFO Welcome Center

Travelling through the West, there are many iconic extra-terrestrial and UFO landmarks, from the Little A'Le'Inn just outside Area 51, Nevada... ...to the International UFO Museum...
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...
walt disney

Meryl Streep vs. Walt Disney

I wish I was just reporting on the latest "Epic Rap Battles of History" YouTube video but, alas, real life can sometimes be far...

Netflix Ticks

I love Netflix. As a movie buff, I could easily spend hours scouring through its library to find every little hidden gem. As such,...

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