Who’s Upset About No More Twinkies? [Twitter Reacts]


This morning’s news that Hostess (makers of those delightful, radiation-resistant Twinkies) will be closing its doors has caused a wave of existential depression across social media sites like Twitter.

In what amounts to the tearing of one’s digital robes, the confectionery’s announcement of insolvency and closure has caused an outpouring of sadness on Twitter. Though at least 18,000 workers made the tough choice of “no job” versus “crap job” today, many more feel their pain and lament the almost certain loss of Twinkies.

The posts ranged from fun pop culture humor:

To helpful suggestions:

Political commentary:

And good old fashioned pain and suffering:

And a YouTube video t’boot:

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What say you, readers? Are you sad about no more Twinkies?


Dusten Carlson
Dusten has written for web and print and currently spends his time working on his upcoming graphic novel. He is also almost 30 and still has all of his hair.

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