by Carl Hiaasen
Find the perfect quote to float your boat. Shmoop breaks down key quotations from Chomp.
Man vs. Nature Quotes
Mickey Cray was barefoot in the backyard with Beulah the python. He was admiring the markings on her skin… (3.64)
"Just do your best," Mom would say. "That's good enough for us." (3.37)
Foolishness and Folly Quotes
They had been shooting an Expedition Survival! in Cambodia when Derek had decided to play snake charmer with a spitting cobra…When Mr. Na saw what Derek was doing he leaped between Derek and the...
"Alice doesn't travel," he said. "You want Alice? Shoot the scene here."…Derek didn't want to hear about it. "Save your pretty little lake for an air-freshener commercial."Mickey said, "If it's g...
Lies and Deceit Quotes
"Making it real," Raven explained. "On Expedition Survival!, we're all about making it real. Derek considers that is sacred mission, a bond of trust with our viewers." (2.95)
Strength and Skill Quotes
The snake was chewing on Mickey's foot as if it were a rabbit. He knew better than to struggle, for that would only cause Beulah to tighten her grip. (3.77)
"I said we'd take the job. I said we could start next week.""Are you crazy, boy? Look at me, I can't see straight, I can't hardly walk, my skull's 'bout to split open like a rotten pumpkin—" (1.7...
Drugs and Alcohol Quotes
"What really happened to your eye?" Wahoo asked."I told you. I fell down."Mickey said, "That's bull. Somebody slugged her."[…]Mickey bent down and whispered, "Was it your old man?"Tuna pulled awa...