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Northcutt, Wendy

Overview
Works: 41 works in 205 publications in 13 languages and 8,167 library holdings
Genres: Anecdotes  Humor  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: BF431, 081
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Wendy Northcutt
Publications by Wendy Northcutt
Most widely held works by Wendy Northcutt
The Darwin awards by Wendy Northcutt( Book )
73 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,965 libraries worldwide
A satirical "award" celebrating the worst examples of human intelligence features stories about the man who used a cigarette lighter to check his gas level, the terrorist who opened his own letter bomb, and other stories of human idocy
The Darwin awards II : unnatural selection by Wendy Northcutt( Book )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,308 libraries worldwide
In the spirit of Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, The Darwin Awards II : Unnatural Selection brings together a fresh collection of magnificent misadventures, honoring those who continue to improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it in a sublimely idiotic fashion
The Darwin awards 3 : survival of the fittest by Wendy Northcutt( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 893 libraries worldwide
In the bestselling tradition of The Onion's Our Dumb Century, The Darwin Awards shows readers just how uncommon common sense can be. One of the most popular Internet humor sites today--with 350.000 visitors a month & growing--DarwinAwards.com has dedicated itself to commemorating those who ensure the long-term survival of our species by eliminating themselves in a sublimely idiotic fashion from our gene pool. Winners of the Darwin Award are self-selecting: their single-minded determination to snuff themselves by spectacular means makes them candidates. With stories verified by the author & voted on by the site's readers. The Darwin Awards presents the finest examples of evolution in action, including:. The man who used a cigarette lighter to check the level of a gasoline can. The surfers who celebrated a hurricane by throwing a beachfront party & getting washed out to sea. The absent-minded terrorist who opened a mail bomb returned to him for insufficient postage. Like The Onion before it. DarwinAwards.com has a rabid, grassroots fan base eager for a book version of their favorite Web site. Filled with the winners, honorable mentions, & urban legends from Darwin Awards of years past, as well as new, never before seen material. The Darwin Awards has the pedigree to become the gift book of choice for holidays & the first must-have humor title of the twenty-first century. Named in honor of Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, the Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it, showing us just how uncommon common sense can be. Meet the absentminded terrorist who opens a mail bomb returned to him for insufficient postage. Marvel at the thief who steals electrical wires without shutting off the current. Gape at the would-be pilot who flies his lawn chair suspended from helium balloons into air traffic lanes. And learn from the man who peers into a gasoline can using a cigarette lighter. All four contend for Darwin Awards when their choices culminate in magnificent misadventures. These tales of trial and awe-inspiring error, verified by the author and endorsed by website readers, illustrate the ongoing saga of survival of the fittest in all its selective glory. Including new material never seen before, as well as favorite award winners from years past, The Darwin Awards vividly portrays the finest examples of evolution in action. One of the most popular Internet humor sites today -- with 350,000 visitors a month and growing -- DarwinAwards.com has dedicated itself to commemorating those who ensure the long term survival of our species by eliminating themselves in a sublimely idiotic fashion from our gene pool. Winners of the Darwin Award are self-selecting; their single-minded determination to snuff themselves by spectacular means make them candidates. With stories verified by the author and voted on by the site's readers -- from the surfers who celebrate a hurricane by throwing a beachfront party and getting washed out to sea, to the hunter who throws a lit stick of dynamite for his faithful golden retriever to fetch and return to him -- and filled with the winners, honorable mentions, and urban legends from Darwin Awards of years past, as well as new, never before seen material, "The Darwin Awards" has the pedigree to become the gift book of choice for the holidays and the first must-have humor title of the 21st century
The Darwin awards evolution in action by Wendy Northcutt( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
The Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it, showing us just how uncommon common sense can be. Meet the absentminded terrorist who opens a mail bomb returned to him for insufficient postage. Marvel at the thief who steals electrical wires before shutting off the current. Gape at the would-be pilot who flies his lawnchair suspended from helium balloons into air-traffic lanes. These tales of trial and awe-inspiring error illustrate the ongoing saga of survival of the fittest in all its selective glory!
The Darwin awards II unnatural selection by Wendy Northcutt( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 200 libraries worldwide
An incredible runaway bestseller and cult phenomenon, The Darwin awards returns with all new tales of trial and awe-inspiring error. More award winners, honorable mentions, and urban legends, together with personal accounts never before heard. Appealing to Darwin fans old and new, The Darwin awards II: unnatural selection audiobook proves that we aren't done yet with the ongoing saga of survival of the fittest Homo Sapiens
The Darwin awards 4 [intelligent design] by Wendy Northcutt( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
The Darwin Awards 4 commemorates those who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it, showing us just how uncommon common sense can be! Meet the absentminded terrorist who opens a mail bomb returned to him for insufficient postage. Marvel at the thief who steals electrical wires before shutting off the current. Gape at the would-be pilot who flies his lawn chair suspended from helium balloons into air-traffic lanes
The Darwin awards : 180 bizarre true stories of how dumb humans have met their maker by Wendy Northcutt( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
The Darwin awards 3 survival of the fitttest by Wendy Northcutt( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
The Darwin Awards III commemorate those who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it, showing us just how uncommon common sense can be! Meet the absentminded terrorist who opens a mail bomb returned to him for insufficient postage. Marvel at the thief who steals electrical wires before shutting off the current. Gape at the would-be pilot who flies his lawn chair suspended from helium balloons into air-traffic lanes. These tales of trial and awe-inspiring error illustrate the ongoing saga of survival of the fittest in all its selective glory! The author has appeared in USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, The (NY) Daily News, Boston Herald, Publisher Weekly, BookPage and CNN.com
The Darwin awards III survival of the fittest by Wendy Northcutt( file )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
One of America's most popular humor series returns with a brand-new collection of hilariously macabre mishaps and misadventures. Honoring those who improve our gene pool by inadvertently removing themselves from it, The Darwin Awards III: Survival of the fittest shows once more how uncommon common sense still is. From the sheriff who inadvertently shot himself twice, to the highway robbers who blocked traffic with their car and were hit by a truck; from the artist who strung a "shell" necklace of live ammunition, to the man crushed by the branch he'd just severed, The Darwin awards III proves again that when it comes to stupidity, we are the most advanced species on the planet
The Darwin Awards V : next evolution by Wendy Northcutt( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
"The latest instalment in the Darwin Awards series of books - a collection of stories about dumb people accidentally killing themselves in ridiculous circumstances."--Provided by publisher
The Darwin Awards VI : countdown to extinction by Wendy Northcutt( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Named in honour of Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, The Darwin Awards pay homage to those who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it. Most of us know instinctively that igniting a blasting cap in our mouth is a recipe for disaster. Darwin Award winners do not
The Darwin Awards next evolution chlorinating the gene pool by Wendy Northcutt( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
The Darwin awards celebrates those who have dived head first into the shallow end of the gene pool. An all new collection of gene pool belly flops
The Darwin awards. chlorinating the gene pool by Wendy Northcutt( file )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Named for Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, the Darwin Awards celebrate those who have dived first into the shallow end of the human gene pool. This fifth installment contains over 100 new tales, including science essays from guest writers and answers to FAQs about evolution in action
The Darwin awards 6 by Wendy Northcutt( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Featuring all-new stories of the human race's lowest rung on the evolutionary ladder, the new "Darwin awards 6" is the latest addition to this successful brand
Los premios Darwin by Wendy Northcutt( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Felonious failures by Wendy Northcutt( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The Darwin Awards countdown to extinction by Wendy Northcutt( file )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Named after Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, The Darwin Awards pays homage to those who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it
Zo slim als een bos wortels : levensbedreigende stommiteiten by Wendy Northcutt( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in Dutch and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Korte anekdoten over mensen die door eigen domheid het leven verloren
Intelligent design by Wendy Northcutt( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Wendy Northcutt presents a brand new collection of tales of evolution in action that commemorate those people who have improved the human gene pool by removing themselves from it in spectacularly idiotic ways
Die Darwin-Awards : die skurrilsten Arten, zu Tode zu kommen by Wendy Northcutt( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Nortkata, Vendija
Норткат, Венди
ノースカット, ウェンディー
Languages
English (139)
Polish (9)
Spanish (5)
Danish (4)
Catalan (3)
German (2)
Chinese (2)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (2)
Korean (2)
Finnish (2)
Portuguese (1)
Russian (1)
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