A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the "Death of the Twinkie" Photo Shoot

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Photos by Catherine Downes
Who killed Twinkie the Kid?
In this week's news feature, Observer staff writer Brantley Hargrove takes an in-depth look at the demise of Irving-based snack food company Hostess. The photos that accompany the story feature Hostess products strategically places in CSI-type scenarios. Below are a few of my favorite photos from the shoot. Also, make sure to check out the full behind-the-scenes slideshow, here.

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Anna_Merlan
Anna_Merlan

Catherine, you took these? THEY ARE SO FUCKING GREAT. 

Seriously, they're great. I love them. Nice job, dude. 

Sharon_Moreanus
Sharon_Moreanus topcommenter

Hostess is Irving based...not Dallas.

Next thing we'll see here is that they are going into partnership with the Lagrange folks and opening in Deep Ellum.

kergo1spaceship
kergo1spaceship

@Anna_Merlan

I read this post, like 6 times, and I am so confused. This isn't really AM, this is the Cultivar Coffee Facebook Button Pushing A+shole, isn't it? 


In fact, I was so confused I typed the contents "Catherine, you...." into the internet, and it shut down with a flagrant message stating "INTERNET IS NO WORKY-moderator". 

ps-I NOT excite to follow this!

greg.howard88
greg.howard88

@Sharon_Moreanus I would bet that Hostess going into partnership with the Langrange folks and opening in Deep Ellum is not the next thing you'll see here.

kergo1spaceship
kergo1spaceship

@Anna_Merlan

I tried to start the Kerg's 5000 (newest model as of 2 years ago) and the thing just shot raw sulphur, and bile into the post midnight night-thanks Merlan! It's smells like a weird and sickly amalgamation of sick farts ("fahhts", as me brother says) and July Full Sun Dumpster (pronounced "dumpsta"in ugly Yank speak). Thanks!?


ps-Now I have to inquire about buying the Kerg's 5050, which has many flaws, including uninhibited rants about the south, Craig James, Walmart and Dickey's BBQ. And it costs $5000! Worst of all.......it's built in Korea, and is certain to be dumped in a Lake Texoma field by 2014, therefore killing and damaging the fragile "Pottsboro Uplift" with mercury and hazardous third world toxins. 

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