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...
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?
Disney

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...
Super Bowl

Naked Celebrities, Talking Babies, and Watching It Live: Super Bowl 50

The Super Bowl - it's a night of pyrotechnics, elaborate concerts, and jets flying at supersonic speeds over mass stadiums packed to the brim...
hilarious road

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...

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...
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...
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...
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...

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?