Hilarious by Default

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

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...
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...

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...
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...
Road

On the Road Again…

There's nothing quite like the great American road trip (given that you don't break down and have to visit a mechanic with great American overcharges).
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.
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...

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 Great Chicken Massacre of 2016

One of the best things about living in upstate New York is the quality of chicken wings. Hot, mild, sweet, spicy, garlicy, even aphrodisiac-ly, when you...

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?