There's probably a loaf of Wonderbread
that hasn't lost all of its wonder in the little time it took.
After a nationwide strike caused Hostess, the makers of Wonderbread
, Ho Ho's and infamous Twinkies, to sell off its assets and close operations, many wonder if the end of their favorite snacks is imminent.
My memories are still there, of traipsing over peat bogs in northern Minnesota for grouse, sitting in a duck blind on the edge of a slough, warm autumn sun on our backs, eating a Colby cheese on Wonderbread
sandwich and drinking black coffee out of an old Thermos.
Its product portfolio includes Twinkies, Ding Dongs, HoHos, Sno Balls, Donettes, WonderBread
, and Hostess Fruit Pies.
My father is a delivery truck driver for Lincoln Bread Company, better known as either Hostess or Wonderbread
GRAPHIC ART: curator David Thorp, left, and art lover Frank Cohen stand among the controversial work in Wolverhampton; SLANG WORDS INCLUDED ARE: Wonderbread
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I think it's the best thing since Wonderbread
," she said.
The through-line is Redican himself as a weird, silent professor who uses Wonderbread
and a toaster as a metaphor for what we are about to see in each mini-opera.
Which commercially-prepared products are favorites?
This is the second plant closing announced in the last two months by the Kansas City-based maker of Wonderbread
and Hostess sweet goods.
In fact, the bright, kitschy dyes, rolled-up bolts of fabric, cardboard boxes stocked with store-bought colored streamers, and even the works' titles, with their references to popular culture (The Dwarves with Snow White, Wonderbread
, Love Boat), indicate a celebration of commodified experience.
Her face drops as she spots some dried onion pieces scattered all over her counter and the almost finished loaf of `lite' Wonderbread