Hilarious by Default

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

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...
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...
Hill Valley

Mysterious Object Spotted in the Sky Over Hill Valley, CA

HILL VALLEY - At 4:29 PM, a flash of light overhead downtown Hill Valley interrupted commuters finishing an otherwise normal workday. Some witnesses have...
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?

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...
Twitter

The Only Way I Would Accept Disney Buying Twitter

It has been reported this week that Disney is possibly circling a bid to purchase Twitter. One is a world-reaching empire known for its trolls and...

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...
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...
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...
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.

Other Default Stories

EVIL DEAD II (1987) – The Best Horror/Comedy?

This week, we’re taking a return trip within the woods with Sam Raimi’s acclaimed horror/comedy sequel, EVIL DEAD II. Will Ash be dead by dawn?