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S.O.T.: Save Our Twinkies

By now, you’ve no doubt already heard that Hostess is going bankrupt, which could be the end of the Twinkie as we know it. If that scares you more than the idea of a third world war, then you’d better head over to WhiteHouse.gov and sign the petition asking Obama to help nationalize the Twinkie [...]

Beyond the Twinkie: 5 Other Hostess Products We’re Losing

The corporate future of Hostess Brands is hanging by a mere thread, and the Internet is all a-Twitter with Twinkie talk. But there’s more than just a golden snack cake at risk here. Here are five other Hostess products that could vanish forever. 1. Wonder Bread Getty Images Taggart Baking vice president Elmer Cline was doubly inspired [...]

The Internet Mourns Twinkies

You’ve probably heard by now that Hostess, the company that manufactures Twinkies, HoHos, and Wonder Bread is going out of business. They filed for bankruptcy in January, and filed a court request for liquidation this week. The loss of Twinkles is a particularly hard blow for junk food junkies, and folks across the internet wasted [...]

Twinkies Maker Files for Bankruptcy

Rumor has it that Twinkies have an infinite shelf life*, but unfortunately the maker of the famous snack may not enjoy such longevity. Hostess Brands Inc, the company that makes Twinkies and Wonder Bread, has [...]

Glo Balls

Hostess is teaming up with DC Comics to promote superhero-themed snack food, and Brenda of Geektress noticed something … well, wrong: “Glo Balls,” on the other hand, bring up images of irradiated testicles. Then I think of the Hulk… in a bad way. I realize I’m being childish and silly, but there you go. Link