Raise a Glass of Pabst Blue Ribbon to the Savior of the Twinkie

The rain has subsided, the clouds slowly dissipate and the forecast for this summer is golden-yellow sponge cake with creme filling, as private equity firms Apollo Global Management and Metropoulos & Co confirm a $410 million winning bid for the Hostess brand. » 3/13/13 7:15pm 3/13/13 7:15pm

Free Wii U With $5,000 Box of Twinkies? Now There's a Bargain.

Why spend a ridiculous amount of cash on one thing that's not as scarce as people think it is when you can get two in one stupid eBay auction?


Sent to us by reader Chris, this timely twofer combines the joy of milking a potential Christmas Wii U shortage with the chance that Hostess will close its doors forever and… » 11/19/12 4:30pm 11/19/12 4:30pm

Snacktaku Special Report: Hostess Struck Down, Fate of the Twinkie…

Stop reading this and go to the store. Buy all the Twinkies, Ho-Ho's, Ding Dongs, Fruit Pies and chocolate cup cakes with the swirly line of "frosting" on top that you can afford. Take out a loan if you must. Hostess Brands, Inc., a national snacking institution for more than 80 years, is closing its doors for good. » 11/16/12 10:15am 11/16/12 10:15am

We Fear a World Without Twinkies as Hostess Files For Bankruptcy Again

Being a comic book fan in the 80s I grew up thinking there was no problem that couldn't be solved by golden flaky crust or delicious cream filling. Apparently that doesn't apply to financial insolvency, as snack cake maker Hostess Brands files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for the second time. » 1/11/12 11:30am 1/11/12 11:30am