The End is Near (and we deserve it) . . . The Twinkie is Dead

After two bankruptcy filings and a bitter strike, Hostess Brands, Inc. is liquidating. I don’t know about you, but as soon as I post this blog, I’m heading out to buy up all the Twinkies for my Apocalypse Survival kit. Dear God, what’s next? Spam?

Image by Larry D. Moore, used under a Creative Commons ShareAlike License

Click here for the full story. Twinkies Maker Hostess to Liquidate Company after Strike

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Wendy Williams did her part to Save the Twinkie when she hosted opera singer Hai-Ting Chinn, who sings us all of the ingredients we can find in a Twinkie. No wonder the cockroaches will be feeding off of these for thousands of years after the human race is gone. Via my hometown friend, Bob Farkas.

So inquiring minds want to know . . .

All the best to all of you for having what you need.

Piper Bayard–The Pale Writer of the Apocalypse