The Comeback Kids: Twinkies and Ding Dongs!

When it was announced that Hostess (finally) went bankrupt this last November, devastation swept the nation, and yellow sponge cakes flew off shelves like Harry Potter after sighting a snitch.

Devoted Hostess fans (read: Americans) flocked to eBay, only to find blown up prices of their favorite treats.

But today – the depression ends!

Because it has been officially announced that Apollo Management Group and Metropoulous & Company have bought Hostess, and have plans for reviving the brand (and refilling all of those sad, empty shelves where cheater knock-off brands sit).

Read here for the report on PR Newser, telling us why and how the new owners plan to rejuvenate America’s favorite sponge cake and its cakes-in-crime.

But does it really matter? We’re just happy they’re coming back!

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Julia Jean Kennedy

Julia Jean Kennedy

Preferring basketball over barbies, travel over tutus, and almost any chatter that could somehow relate back to Harry Potter, Julia is always game for a beer and an impromptu booking of a ticket to a game, country, or even the latest Fast and Furious movie. Here, find random thoughts, tidbits about trips, and occasionally Seattle Seahawks propaganda.

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