Posted in To Do | music on May 3, 2011

Osama

According to Yahoo!, The Top Searched Questions on Osama bin Laden are (based on Sunday, 5/1):
1. Is Osama bin Laden dead?
2. How did Osama bin Laden die?
3. Who killed Osama bin Laden?
4. How old is Osama bin Laden
5. Who is Osama bin Laden
6. Where was Osama bin Laden killed?
7. Is Osama bin Laden dead or alive?
8. How tall is Osama bin Laden?

News of Osama bin Laden's death seemed to have struck a chord with younger folks who grew up during the war on terrorism.
- On Yahoo!, 1 in 3 searches for "how did osama bin laden die" on Sunday were from teens ages 13-17.
- According to Yahoo!, 40% of searches on Sunday for "who killed osama bin laden" were from people ages 13-20.
- However, it seems teens ages 13-17 were seeking more information as they made up 66% of searches for "who is osama bin laden?"
[via Boing Boing]

today in NYC
* Nikki Sixx @ Borders
* Michael Brown @ Barbes
* Slavic Soul Party @ Barbes
* Our Mountain @ Cake Shop
* Tell Your Friends @ Lolita Bar
* Kylie Minogue @ Hammerstein Ballroom
* Chapter, Folk Music From Swiss @ Zebulon
* New Villager, Cruisin USA, Deluka @ Pianos
* Bruce Cockburn, Jenny Scheinman @ City Winery
* J-Roddy Walston & The Business, The Features @ Maxwell's
* The Airborne Toxic Event, State of Decline @ Mercury Lounge
* Phonetag, Flower Orgy, Birthdays, Le Sphinxx @ Cameo Gallery
* Peter, Bjorn & John, Bachelorette @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Nurit Tilles plays new piano music by David Mahler @ The Stone
* The Black Ryder, The Big Sleep, Translations, GHXST @ Glasslands
* Dream Police, Household, Teardrops, Easter Vomit @ Death By Audio
* Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Koo Koo Kanga Roo @ The Rock Shop
* Noxious Foxes, Life in Vacuum, Secret Heart Attack, Silicone Sister @ Party Xpo
* Maria Chavez, Pauchi Sasaki, Sandy G Lea B, Caftan, Future Shuttle @ Silent Barn
* Erik Deutsch Band, Ulysses S. Grant, Chrissi Poland, Gedeon Luke @ Rockwood Music Hall

Cat's Eyes are not playing Bowery Ballroom tonight, but their new record is out and we talked to them about it.

What else?

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Comments (18)

he plays bass for this band called arcade fyre

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 3:50 PM

I spend way too much time on the internetz, been on reddit whoever posted this? I have a very boring job.

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 3:51 PM

Caught Household last night at Bruar Falls...if you like YellowFever/Grass Widow/Liliput type stuff...highly reccomended. At Death by Audio tonight.
http://www.trntbl.me/household

Posted by bill p | May 3, 2011 3:51 PM


Who is Nikki Sixxx and why didn't he die?

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 3:52 PM

Yo Nikki Sixx gonna be at Borders brah? I want to show him my ink, then get him to sign my arm, and then get that autograph inked.

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 3:56 PM

awesome, i officially feel old

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 3:57 PM

Oh Boy! Jay Leno is gonna have a blast with these statistics! I'll definitely be tuning in to his monologue!

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 3:57 PM

One: where's the fife? And two: gimme the fife.

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 4:03 PM

braid is touring!

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 4:08 PM

Wow.

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 4:21 PM

I guess this is the running theme for the week.

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 4:29 PM

the singer in the 5th wave ska revival band, Oskama Bin Laden and the Two Tone Taliband.

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 4:59 PM

I believe it was Oskama Bin Laden and the Jihad Jammers

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 5:36 PM

they say he lived in "the suburbs." who/what are "the suburbs?"

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 6:19 PM

hep hep hep chickitup chickitup

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 6:27 PM

Wheres Nikki Six tonight? I want him to autograph my double D's and spread peanut butter on my labia.

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2011 11:41 PM

he was a hummus queen

Posted by Anonymous | May 4, 2011 12:59 AM

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