Default Assault

The video podcast where we take on everything - by default! Every Thursday, we delve into the crazy realms of entertainment, movies, and pop culture!

Disney Merchandisevideo

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

Default Assault reacts to the brand new teaser trailer for Disney's upcoming sequel, FROZEN 2. More of the same or are there hints of something daring?
Spellboundvideo

SPELLBOUND (1945): Hitchcock Movie Review

Suspense and surrealism combine in Alfred Hitchcock and Salvador Dali's 1945 thriller SPELLBOUND, but is it Required Viewing?
squirrel lasagnavideo

Would You Try Squirrel Lasagna?

The chef of a London restaurant has just introduced a new specialty dish - squirrel lasagna! It may be high in sustainable protein but would you try it?
New Emojisvideo

New Emojis for 2019 to Include a Waffle & Period Emoji?

Unicode has announced 230 new emojis for 2019 which include waffles, yawning faces, pinching hands, and a period emoji intended to normalize menstruation.
Ban Cigarettesvideo

Hawaii May Ban Cigarettes by Raising Smoking Age to 100?

Hawaii is looking to indirectly ban cigarettes with new bill. Proposed by Democrat Richard Creagan, HB 1509 seeks to raise the smoking age from 21 to 100.
Mary Poppins racistvideo

The REAL Reason People Are Calling MARY POPPINS Racist

Is there a deeper purpose behind the strange New York Times op-ed calling Walt Disney's original MARY POPPINS racist? Default Assault may have the answer.
Cyclist Hits Deervideo

Cyclist Hits Deer

A cyclist hits deer at 40 mph in a crazy new viral video. Default Assault reacts as TJ ponders the perils of scuba diving vs. cycling.
Zootopia Landvideo

ZOOTOPIA Land Coming to Disney Parks?

Zootopia Land is coming soon to Disney Parks! What to expect and is the trend of single-IP themed lands (such as STAR WARS, TOY STORY, & CARS) a good thing?
Funko Popvideo

Hot Wheels & Funko Pop Movies Coming Soon? First DC/Marvel Crossover?

Was THE LEGO MOVIE the beginning of an annoying new trend? Warner Bros. in talks to release movies based on Hot Wheels and Funko Pop figures.

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Default Disney: Pinocchio (1940)

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Default Disney: Bambi (1942)

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Default Disney: Fantasia (1940)

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Default Disney: “Plane Crazy” (1929)

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Default Disney: “Get a Horse!” (2013)

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