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  1. taste test
    Twinkies Cereal Is America’s Next Great Stoner FoodYes, this is a real product and yes it’s actually good.
  2. wine pairing of the week
    Drink the World’s Best Dessert Wine With a TwinkieSauternes: Great with Twinkies and with foie gras.
  3. such sweet sorrow
    Hooray, Americans Can Now Stress-Eat Twinkies Ice CreamHostess is angling to destroy America before Trump does.
  4. cashing in
    Twinkies-Maker Hostess Gearing Up for an IPOFinally, a chance to invest in Ding Dongs.
  5. aging gracefully
    Here’s What a 40-Year-Old Twinkie Looks LikeNot bad!
  6. Sweet
    Now You Can Gorge on Deep-Fried Twinkies in the Comfort of Your Own HomeHostess has given the world a prepackaged version, and it’s available at Walmart.
  7. Deals
    The Hostess Owners Believe They Can Flip the Company for $2 BillionAre Twinkies worth that much money?
  8. Crumbs
    Americans Eat 24 Percent Fewer Cookies Than They Did a Decade AgoCakes, pies, doughnuts, and all kinds of other pastries, too.
  9. Closing Time
    Original Twinkies Factory Will Close After 84 YearsIt’s all Little Debbie’s fault.
  10. Beer Sale
    Pabst Brewing Company Is Most Likely for SaleThe beer-maker might fetch as much as $1 billion.
  11. Token Sales
    Chuck E. Cheese Sells to Hostess and PBR Owner for $950 MillionVertical integration: Twinkies, PBR, skee ball.
  12. Snack Attack
    Twinkie Expert Suggests Twinkies Most Likely Aren’t So EvilA snack-food icon returns, and some questions are raised.
  13. Sunday Twinkie Sunday
    Here’s a Look at the Brand-New ‘First Batch’ Twinkies BoxSure to be a collector’s item, maybe, someday.
  14. Twinkie Back
    Those New Twinkies Are Going to Be Healthier, Maybe, EventuallyWhole grains? Stevia? Seriously?
  15. YOLO
    Little Debbie Says Drake’s Cakes May Return by ‘Early Fall’Thank goodness, the suspense has been killing us.
  16. Twinkie Back
    Twinkies Make Triumphant Return to Stores July 15It’s once again time to load up the imitation-cream filling in the hydraulic spray nozzles!
  17. Twinkie Back
    Should the Newly Revived Hostess Brand Go the Way of the Cronut?“You’ve got to run and test product and train (workers) and all of that stuff.”
  18. Twinkie Back
    Twinkies to Return in July, But With Some Stiff CompetitionKnockoff Hostess snacks may hit shelves first.
  19. Twinkie Back
    New Twinkies Owner Obviously Wants Will Ferrell to Star in Ads“Mom! The Ding Dongs!”
  20. Twinkie Back
    Twinkies, Ding Dongs, and HoHos Spared by Maker of Pabst Blue Ribbon [Update:And the soon-to-be owner says everything will be back on shelves by this summer.
  21. YOLO
    Drake’s Cakes Reportedly Sold to Little DebbieThat’s the yodel on the street, anyhow.
  22. Twinkie Back
    Pabst Blue Ribbon Is Really Maybe Buying TwinkiesAs long as they’re packaged in bundles together.
  23. Save Hostess
    Can Fan Art Save Twinkies?’Day of the Dead Twinkies’ is a masterpiece.
  24. Save Hostess
    Tastykakes-Maker Is Buying Hostess Bread Brands: Will Twinkies Be Saved?Flower Foods Inc. comes to the rescue.
  25. Good Buy
    Wal-Mart May Buy Hostess, Bring Back TwinkiesPhew. We were really worried for a minute there.
  26. Where’s the Cream Filling?
    Hostess Drew on Pension Funds to Cover Operating CostsThough not necessarily illegal, it’s still pretty scummy.
  27. Twinkies
    Hot Dispatch From The Twinkie DeskGiving away 12,000 Twinkies.
  28. Farewell Cream Filling
    Twinkies Takeover? Tastykake Maker Is Top Contender to Bid for HostessGeorgia’s Flower Foods recently freed up cash, signaling that a bid for Hostess assets could be coming soon.
  29. Video Feed
    Six Degrees of Snack Cakes: Watch This Montage of Twinkies in the Movies“This Twinkie represents the normal amount of psychokinetic energy in the New York area.”
  30. Sno Ball Apocalypse
    A Sno Ball’s Chance in Hell: Here Are Some Alternatives to Hostess CakesLike methadone, but for Twinkies.
  31. Farewell Cream Filling
    The (Possible) End of Twinkies: Hostess Will Close ForeverThe company couldn’t reach a deal with striking workers.
  32. Ding Dong Apocalypse
    Twinkie Trouble: Hostess Facing LiquidationThe ballad of Twinkie the Kid is suddenly bittersweet.
  33. Expiring
    ‘Last-Ditch’ Deal Might Save Twinkies for All of UsBut if the deal goes south, Twinkies lovers will be SOL.
  34. Quote of the Day
    Twinkies: Nearing Expiration?Things are not looking good in Hostess’s bankruptcy battle against its own union.
  35. Mediavore
    Jamie Lauren Jumps Vodvil’s Sinking Ship; Gordon Ramsay Opening New Concept inGordo will open a new concept inside of Sin City’s Paris Hotel.
  36. Mediavore
    NJ Wine Bill Awaits Christie’s Signature; ‘Flex-Casual’ Is NowPlus: Police arrest a South Jersey hockey fan in connection to the brutal beating of a Rangers fan in front of Geno’s; and the Humane Society gobbles up Carl’s Jr and Hardee’s, all in our morning news roundup.
  37. Mediavore
    Boston Launches Food-Truck-App Contest; the Humane Society Invests in Hardee’sPlus what to do with your excess Twinkies and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  38. Junk Food
    Ding Dong: Hostess Going BrokeBecause it’s the hostess without the most-est.
  39. The James Weird Awards
    The James Weird Awards: Twinkie Crimes, Public Zit-Popping, and Ukrainian BearsPlus: Larry Flynt gets the O.J. Simpson treatment, Rick Ross goes down the Flavor Fav route, and more, in our weekly roundup of weird restaurant news.
  40. Mediavore
    Niche Recycling Inc. Develops Food-Composting Units; The Twinkie Diet Is BunkPlus fast food wrappers leak toxins into food, and Sara Lee is selling off its bakeries to Grupo Bimbo, all in our morning news roundup.
  41. Birthdays
    Happy 80th Birthday, TwinkieIt’s been over 80 years since it was created by James Dewar.