Hilarious by Default

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

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

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,...

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...
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

Store Stories

The unintended hilarity of store signs with unfortunate letters burnt out or missing.

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