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Focusing on the red herring

Whenever I make teaching rounds with my medical students, I always tell them to look out for a “red herring”.

Red herrings are clues that are intended to be distracting or misleading. 404 more words

Question: What's the MacGuffin?

Answer: The Maltese Falcon

Alfred Hitchcock is the master of the MacGuffin. It’s a plot device that carries the story along, but really is of no interest to the viewer. 200 more words


What I wore to work this week #37

I had a bit of an interesting week outfit wise. I really liked my outfit on Monday but then a random man that I often see in Starbucks told me I looked pregnant. 71 more words


A Brief Article on Writing

Before continuing with my Se7en‘s analysis, I think it’s time to talk a bit about writing, namely Chekhov’s gun, red herrings and MacGuffins – only the first is relevant for my… 536 more words


The Master of Horror: Wes Craven & the Red Herring Fallacy

Remembering Wes Craven

In 2015, the cinematic world lost a key player with the death of horror director, Wes Craven. Craven, best known for directing… 660 more words


REVIEW: Cultural Dinner at The Red Herring

By Clare Kocher

A safe haven for vegetarians and vegans alike, The Red Herring Vegetarian Restaurant was recently voted to have the best vegetarian menu options in the Champaign-Urbana area. 344 more words


Who Remembers Ginny from Chamber of Secrets?

This week in class, we discussed Chapters 6-12 of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. On Tuesday we did some film analysis and on Thursday we briefly talked about Adaptation Theory. 828 more words