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Remember Hostess Choco Bliss?

I was recently at the grocery store with my wife looking at the snack cakes. I was deciding between Zingers or Ho Hos when the memory hit me of a Hostess product I used to eat in my youth that … Continue reading ?
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Hostess Bankrupt; Ding Dongs in Peril [Snacks]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (3 years ago)

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 bla... Read Post

The Adventures of Happy Ho Ho

Age Groups / Gen X : The Retroist (3 years ago)

This Hostess gem from the Waffle Whiffer might be the very first appearance of Happy Ho Ho, the Ho Ho mascot. I loved when foods have little comics on them. I would read them all at the store and if … Continue reading ? Read Post

Hostess Snack Cakes Mean Caring

Age Groups / Gen X : The Retroist (3 years ago)

I am a lifelong devotee of the Hostess Snack Cake and I can remember when this ad ran. Why I remember has nothing to do with loving the cakes. Instead, even as a kid, I thought the cake that they … Continue reading ? Read Post


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