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January 23, 2013

The day the Twinkie died

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Reno artist Nancy Peppin is obsessed with Twinkies and uses them as the basis for a burgeoning career.

Above, her "In Memoriam" for the iconic treat, a staple of my upbringing and never-ending source of Proustian madeleine-like time travel.

Below, what you look like after eating a Twinkie every day for 64 years:

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My kingdom for a Twinkie.

January 23, 2013 at 12:01 AM | Permalink


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Shame that you don't have a hi-res version of the "Never Forget" picture otherwise I could sense a new desktop background in my future!

Posted by: Rattlesnake Jake | Jan 23, 2013 8:14:32 AM

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