The Dangerous Book for Idiots

Author(s): Chaz Nuffington-Twattt


Are you stark raving bonkers? Have you no care for life and limb? Too much adrenaline and not enough brain cells? Like hospital food? Then this is just the book for you. A collection of no-brainer misadventures, pranks, sports, jobs and dare-devil high jinks that no-one in their right mind would even contemplate trying. There's a treacherous world out there just waiting for someone with guts, a lust for adventure and absolutely no sense whatsoever. So, make sure you've got the address of your local A & E handy, make your last will and testament and get ready to roll with 100 mad fool ideas.


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Chaz Nuffington-Twattt is as wild a man of action as you'll ever meet in the village of Little Todger, where he is famed for his ability to eat and drink at the same time (while sitting down!) He has notched more failed attempts at climbing Ireland's Great Sugar Loaf mountain than any other explorer. He modelled for The Fatkins Diet (2003), was the subject of a chapter in The Retrosexual Manual (2008) and was an (uncredited) consultant on The Outdoor Book for Adventurous Chaps (2007, all Prion).

The Dangerous Book for Idiots explains just how you can try taking a holiday to one of the most dangerous places on earth; get a job where mortal danger is as near as the office water cooler; play a sport which guarantees a broken bone or ten; conduct some simple but ridiculous experiments in your own kitchen; or bring your friends into your numbskull world and endanger their lives with some practical jokes:; Russian roulette; Pulling your own teeth; Knife-throwing; Arctic nudism; Crocodile wrestling; Being buried alive; Walking on fire; Keeping killer bees; Waterfall barrel riding; Enticing a shark attack; Extreme cliff-diving; Ice-hole swimming; Motorcycle leaping; Trebuchet flight; Unexploded bomb hunting; Fire-breathing; Surgery without anaesthetic; Rough stock riding; Home-made explosives; Buzkashi; and more!

General Fields

  • : 9781853757914
  • : Carlton Books Ltd
  • : Prion Books Ltd
  • : 0.249
  • : August 2010
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Chaz Nuffington-Twattt
  • : Hardback
  • : 12-Dec
  • : 790.19
  • : 128
  • : Illustrations