Death of 'Mr. Food' tops food-related Google search terms
- Published: 29/11/2012 at 02:55 PM
- Online news:
The death of Art Ginsburg, who taught audiences in the US how to cook easy recipes in 90-second segments between TV shows, drove people to look up his life on Google this week, driving up traffic for his pseudonym, "Mr. Food," to the top of food-related searches.
Screenshot from Art Ginsburg's video "How to Handle a Power Failure" Art Ginsburg, aka Mr. Food, died last week at the age of 81. ©2012 YouTube, LLC
Ginsburg, 81, died November 21 of pancreatic cancer in his Florida home.
According to The New York Times, Ginsburg attracted nearly four million viewers to his rapid-fire cooking lessons and sold eight million cookbooks in his lifetime.
The last video segment uploaded on his official YouTube channel dates back to two weeks ago and shows viewers how to carve a Thanksgiving turkey.
Other top-rising food-related Google terms over the last seven days include searches for different food processor brands and leftovers from the US Thanksgiving holiday, with sweet potato and turkey continuing to trend.
Here are the top rising food-related search terms on Google over the last seven days, as of November 28 at 11 am GMT.
1. Mr. Food +750%
2. Mr Food +450%
3. Cuisinart food processor +110%
4. Cuisinart +90%
5. Kitchenaid food processor +70%
6. Dehydrator +60%
7. Food processor +50%
8. Sweet potato +50%
9. Turkey +50%
10. Christmas food +40%
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