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WATCH: 'SNL' Takes On Hostess Bankruptcy

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.09.2012 | Comedy

Unappreciated Hostess dessert the ding dong appeared on Saturday Night Live to discuss his frustrations over the attention another dessert has been re...

Bonnie Kavoussi

How Hostess's CEO Dodges A Company-Wide Pay Cut | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business

The acting CEO of Hostess Brands, the failed Twinkies-maker, will not take part in a company-wide pay cut. Though he imposed an 8 percent pay cut f...

A Healthier Hostess?

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

Most likely, the Twinkie will stay the Twinkie, and perhaps that is exactly how it should be. But the doors are now open to variation, a perfect opportunity to give this little yellow cake a healthier look.

Party Like It's 1980

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.30.2012 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

Why We Should Be Hosting Slackers

Diane Kline | Posted 01.29.2013 | Fifty
Diane Kline

Blame it on the Food Network or Colin Cowie's articles in O Magazine, but we feel compelled to be the perfect hostess. Not only have women bought into impossible expectations, we perpetuate them.

Hostess Twinkies and Three Lessons About Brand & Innovation

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business
Joseph F. Coughlin

Despite demonstrating little product innovation, Hostess survived for decades. Today consumers expect something new at Internet speed.

How Ding Dongs Made Me Rich

Neal Frankle | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business
Neal Frankle

My experience tells me that lack of knowledge isn't the main reason why we don't end up where we want to be financially. The problem is lack of willingness to do what it takes. This sounds cold and harsh I know. But it is true for both you and me.

Maryland's 'Bread Man' Stocks Up On Unusual Commodity

The Capital | Sara Blumberg | Posted 01.24.2013 | DC

Jim Bowen is known simply as the "Bread Man." For the last 26 years, the Glen Burnie resident has stocked his car with as much Hostess bread as he co...

WATCH: Say Goodbye To All Your Favorite Snacks

Posted 11.23.2012 | Comedy

By now you've probably heard that Hostess, the popular pre-packaged dessert company, is closing down after failing to reach an agreement with striking...

WATCH: Twinkie-Stuffed Turkey, Anyone?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.21.2012 | Home

Oh, hey there. A turkey stuffed with Twinkies. We can't say we're surprised -- Thankgiving, after all, is the holiday embodiment of America's love aff...

Companies Race To Save The Twinkie

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | Business

* Hostess expects to wind down over next year * Lawyers, advisers see "flood" of interest in brands By Martinne Geller a...

A "Snack Cake" Like You (VIDEO)

Jenny Koppelman Hutt | Posted 01.21.2013 | Comedy
Jenny Koppelman Hutt

Here is my take on the potential demise of the Twinkie. How do you feel about it?...

Judge To Hostess: Liquidation Can Proceed

Posted 11.21.2012 | Business

Hostess's plan to wind down the company and sell off its assets has won interim approval from U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain. In a statement Ho...

Labor Union Unfairly Blamed for the Hostess Meltdown

David Macaray | Posted 01.21.2013 | Business
David Macaray

For Hostess, it's been one reckless, greedy move after another -- one management fiasco after another -- and yet they've been unwilling to blame themselves.

Hostess' Hopes Appear To Be Waning

Posted 11.21.2012 | Business

Hostess' bankruptcy mediation with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union has broken down, and the company p...

Catherine New

Health Experts Wish Twinkie Would Die Already | Catherine New | Posted 11.20.2012 | Business

The prospect of a Twinkie-free future has provoked longing for a mythologized American past, as if artificially sweetened cream and dyed yellow cake w...

Save the Twinkies!

Phil Perrier | Posted 01.19.2013 | Comedy
Phil Perrier

The changing economy has claimed more than a few victims -- such as Blockbuster Video and Woolworths -- but no, please God, not the Twinkie!

Conservative Gay Group Capitalizes On Twinkies Craze, Offers Free Cakes For Cash Donations

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

GOProud, a conservative gay group, moved quickly to capitalize on the news that there may soon be a Twinkies shortage. Mere hours after news of Hostes...

There's Already A Hostess Love Song

Posted 11.19.2012 | Comedy

It was only a matter of time before someone recorded a Twinkie-inspired slow jam. We have to admit, though, we kind of didn't expect the refrain, "I'm...

Hipster Beer Company May Save The Twinkie

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business

The owner of a hipster-approved beer company may come to the rescue of a beloved classic snack. When Hostess announced plans to liquidate, fans of...

Is Hostess Really Gone? Not Really

Tom Falco | Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy
Tom Falco


Hostess CEO Allegedly Got A Huge Raise As The Company Approached Bankruptcy

Posted 11.17.2012 | Business

CORRECTION: An earlier version of as well as an earlier headline of this post incorrectly stated that Greg Rayburn received a 300 percent raise as CEO...

Twinkie Fans Petition Obama To Nationalize Snack Cake Industry

Posted 11.16.2012 | Business

As Hostess Brands fans mourn the potential liquidation of the Twinkie (and Hostess workers face layoffs), others are taking action. A bizarre bran...

Dadmissions: RIP Twinkie

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 01.16.2013 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

It could go down as the day the snack cake died.

Should I Be Sad My Baby Will Never Eat a Twinkie?

Liz Kozak | Posted 01.16.2013 | Parents
Liz Kozak

My 13-month-old will grow up never knowing the wonders of Wonderbread! The holiness of Ho Hos! AND GOOD GOD, NO TWINKIES?!