Hilarious by Default

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

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The Long and Hilarious Road

2016 may be coming to an end but it's only the beginning for Hilarity by Default. As the site grows and changes, expect some...
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...
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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...

Inside the Default Studio

For years, one of my favorite television shows was Inside the Actor's Studio. Unlike most brief, and many times obviously scripted, appearances on talk...
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?
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The Dumbest Thing I Ever Heard at Disney World

As far as childhood memories go, few are fonder than those first trips to Walt Disney World - trips that usually featured preludes of...
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...

The Cornhole Conundrum

Every job has its own set of specific quirks yet, in my experience, nothing has come close to the fanatical cornhole mania that possessed a travel job...

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...
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...

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ALADDIN (1992): Disney Movie Review

With another Disney live action remake coming out this week, we thought it was about time that we take a look at the studio's 1992 classic – ALADDIN.
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No More Pixar Sequels?