Hilarious by Default

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

San Francisco

The Virgin Flight to a San Francisco Treat

In the spring of 2014, I found myself travelling cross country for a job opportunity in Santa Rosa, California. Flying via Virgin Airlines from...
Store Stories

Store Stories 2

After posting Store Stories last month, I couldn't just leave it there. There were so many more to include that I could never fit them all...

The Uber Apocalypse – Part II

As I mentioned yesterday, I have mostly found Uber drivers to be an extroverted bunch, many times dolling out conversation beyond the typical topics...
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...

The Uber Apocalypse – Part I

I'll say this much about Uber - it not only saves you money but it can give you some crazy stories to tell. I...
State

What’s the Worst State to Drive In?

Driving into work yesterday morning, I was struck by a series of events that gave me flashbacks to some of the craziest road experiences...
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...
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...

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,...
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...

Other Default Stories

Disney Merchandise Barred From Using “Let It Go”?

Has the phrase "Let It Go" from FROZEN been barred from being used on Disney Merchandise by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office?
Frozen 2video

FROZEN 2 Trailer Reaction

Cyclist Hits Deervideo

Cyclist Hits Deer