Inspired by Slate.com media columnist Jack Shafer's piece about generic news headlines that we see over and over again, I thought I'd compile my own list of generic headlines, an arts and entertainment edition (disclosure: I'm sure I've been guilty of a few of these):
Is [Insert Artistic Medium Here] Dead?
Are We Living In The Golden Age Of TV?
Movie Star To Appear On Broadway
Movie Star Who's About To Appear On Broadway: "Live Performance Is More Fulfilling Than Film And TV"
A-list Celebrity Or Filmmaker To Do Web-Related Project
A-list Filmmaker Who Just Did A Low-Budget Project: "I Like It When It's Not Such A Huge Crew And No Studio Breathing Down My Neck And It's Just Me And A Camera And I Can Do What I Want"
Burlesque Or Other Vintage Art Form Enjoying A Revival
Underage Celebrity Does Provocative Photo Shoot
Oscar Ceremony May Move To Different Date
Racist Remark Made On Radio
Awards Show Gets Disappointing Ratings
Lots Of New Films And/Or TV Shows Address The Subject Of Our Bad Economy
Play Or Musical Revived On Broadway Because It Relates To War Or Bad Economy
Facebook Or Other Social Networking Site Bigger Than Ever