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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 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 | Home
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...