Gabrielle Bluestone · 06/23/13 03:15PM

Did you miss Twinkies? Because they're baaaaack. Ripped from the shelves after Hostess filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2012, Hostess plans to reintroduce the snack (and other perennial favorites like Ho Hos and Ding Dongs) on July 15.

MTanzer · 12/22/12 11:04AM

The world's largest bread company, Grupo Bimbo, is considering a last minute bid to buy Hostess. In their name we pray.

MTanzer · 11/20/12 09:00PM

Hostess and its union have failed to agree during mediation talks. The Twinkie is now actually doomed.

Hamilton Nolan · 11/19/12 03:13PM

Hostess and its union agree to mediation, averting a liquidation of the company. Let the accusations of lying begin.

Don't Worry, Hostess' Top Executives Still Got Richer As Company Collapsed

Jordan Sargent · 11/17/12 11:27AM

Like the rest of you, I've been worried sick this week about the fate of Hostess' top executives. Will they leave their bankrupt company with the millions of dollars they deserve? If not, who will provide for their families as they hit the unemployment line? Thankfully, we can all have a happy, stress-free weekend: Hostess executives gave themselves raises up to 300 percent even as they were preparing to file for bankruptcy.

Hostess Threatens to Liquidate Itself If Strike Doesn't End Today

Hamilton Nolan · 11/15/12 11:35AM

Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, Ho Hos, Ding Dongs, and other forms of American health food, is currently the target of strike by its workers. If you're interested in the particulars of the issues at hand, the union's side can be found here, and the company's side can be found here. ("The walkouts began after bakery union employees rejected a unilaterally imposed contract that included wage and benefits cuts of 27 percent to 32 percent.") Regardless, as a fan of artificially flavored cakes, you may be interested to know that management has threatened to shut down the entire company if a deal is not reached today.

Hostess Bankrupt; Ding Dongs in Peril

Hamilton Nolan · 01/11/12 10:42AM

Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, Suzy Q's, Sno Balls, Zingers, and Donettes, among other god damn delicious products, is bankrupt. For the second time in eight years. Labor costs, debt load, flour prices, blah blah blah. What will it take to save Hostess? Will it take Hostess sending out cases of its delicious products out to various popular online media sites, to "build buzz?" Now is the time to find out.

Snarky Website Drives 'Grey's Anatomy' Star To Binge Eating

Douglas Reinhardt · 04/16/08 05:15PM

This photograph of Katherine Heigl was taken after she received word that once again she was the punch line of a joke on gossip site. She then proceeded to eat all the sweets that the craft services table had to offer, including one quickly devoured Hostess cupcake. Reportedly, Heigl phoned her friend and asked why she would be the victim of constant attacks. "I'm a good person. I'm not perfect, but I'm a pretty decent person," Heigl was overheard saying. "Just ask Joshua."