Impending American Apocalypse: Save Our Twinkies!

Impending American Disaster: Save Our Twinkies!

The Hostess Snack Cake company has declared bankrupcy. No Twinkies? America is doomed. The Mayans were right about 2012.

The true impact of this catastrophe will be blunted by the legendary long shelf life of Hostess cakes and the Pentagon”s massive Strategic Twinkie Reserves, but the USA will run out of Ho-Hos sometime after mid-century. Freight sidings across the country are crammed with abandoned tank cars full of vanilla creme that will never see the inside of a cupcake. Someone call the EPA.


“Costly ingredients, healthier eating habits put Hostess in bankruptcy,” Mae Anderson And Michelle Chapman, AP via Detroit Free Press


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One Response to “Impending American Apocalypse: Save Our Twinkies!”

  1. Endangered Icon « NotionsCapital Says:

    […] In case you haven’t heard, Hostess Brands, maker of Twinkies snack cakes, is filing for bankruptcy. […]

  2. Some Comments on the Rise and Fall of Twinkies | CATA NEWS Says:

    […] that Hostess is in trouble once again, we’re grieving through recollection and nostalgia, humor and haiku. Some of us are even going in for one last round of Twinkie sushi, Twinkie tacos or […]

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