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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 11.19.2012 | Gay 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...

Don't Cry For Twinkies Just Yet

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business

DETROIT -- Twinkie lovers, relax. The tasty cream-filled golden spongecakes are likely to survive, even though their maker will be sold in bankruptcy...

Is Hostess Really Gone? Not Really

Tom Falco | Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy
Tom Falco

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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?!

Twinkies On Sale For $200,000

Posted 11.17.2012 | Money

After Hostess Brands announced it's going out of business following a labor dispute, panicked consumers have rushed to stores to stock up on their fav...

PHOTO: Twinkies Are Gone, and It's All Our Fault

Foodbeast | Posted 01.16.2013 | Food
Foodbeast

The way I see it though, all this fuss is just a case of not knowing what you've got 'til it's gone. Kinda the same way everyone started wearing Michael Jackson shirts a few summers back. But let's not beat a dead horse, and let's certainly not pay $5000 for a single freaking Twinkie.

WATCH: Christie Gets Feisty When Asked About Twinkies

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie refused to answer a question about Twinkies after Hostess Brands Inc. -- maker of the snack -- announced Friday it ...

Will They Live On?

Reuters | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

* Attorney calls process 'credible and sad' * Liquidators already lining up to bid * Company veteran says brands 'certai...

Dave Jamieson

Union Takes Blame In Twinkies' Demise

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business

Until the company announced Friday that it intended to liquidate and lay off most of its nearly 19,000 employees, Hostess Brands, the maker of iconic ...

PHOTOS: 13 Delicious Hostess Products In Danger Of Extinction

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business

Sure, everyone will miss Twinkies and Wonder Bread if they end up disappearing after Hostess' liquidation, but the company makes many other, albeit le...

Twitter Explodes As Hostess Bankruptcy Leads To Fears Of Twinkie Shortage

Posted 11.16.2012 | Money

Hostess Brands Inc., the makers of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, says it's going out of business, leading some Americans to stock up on the ...

Everything You Need To Know About Twinkies

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business

The maker of one of America's favorite snacks is dying, so inevitably it's time for us to sing the Twinkie's praises. Twinkies, which have been aro...

Twinkie The Kid, Dead At 85

Posted 11.16.2012 | Weird News

Twinkie The Kid, a sweet, golden, creme-filled wrangler made of cake thought by some to have an infinite expiration date, is dead. He was 85. Twink...

Hostess Closes Bakeries, Blames Striking Union

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business

Following a nationwide strike by its bakers union, Hostess Brands, Inc., said Monday it is permanently closing three of its bakeries. The closures ...

10 Homemade Snack Cakes: Twinkies, Ding Dongs And More

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 11.16.2012 | Taste

Forget the store-bought kind. (They're running out of them anyway.)

Dave Jamieson

What Romney 'Wants To Annihilate'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The way Teamsters President James P. Hoffa sees it, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney would be happy if an already weakened Amer...

House Guest Season

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 09.29.2012 | Style
Nancy Rubin Stuart

Certain guests are less welcome than others. They include: the Night Owl, the Nonstop Talker, the Complainer, the Lingerer, the Do-It Yourselfer and the Slob. Each have certain foibles which work well for them in their own homes, but tend to rankle even the most easy-going host.

Dave Jamieson

Twink-ruptcy: Hostess May Go Under In Labor Dispute

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business

Marking the peak of a heated labor dispute, Hostess Brands and the Teamsters union are squaring off in bankruptcy court Tuesday in a case that could d...

More Trouble For Twinkies Maker

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 04.15.2012 | Business

DALLAS -- The company that makes Twinkies, Wonder bread and Ding Dongs says it's making a final offer to workers to accept cost-cutting before it asks...