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5 Years Ago Today

After struggling to stay alive, the original Hostess Brands, originators of the modern mass-produced, pre-packaged treat, gave up the ghost in 2012 (even the preservatives they put in their snacks couldn’t keep them alive). And America mourned the loss of Wonder … Continue reading

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Wonder Dead?

Four years ago the old Hostess company filed for bankruptcy. But even the preservatives they put in their snacks couldn’t keep them alive. By that November they’d fallen with the last of the autumn leaves. So I scribbled the above cartoon … Continue reading

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