Americans Go Twinkie Crazy

KTRH- Houston - 'I think it ridiculous, its pure lunacy that someone would put a case of Twinkies up for that much money,' says Texas Tech pop culture expert Rob Weiner. 'They want to make a buck, and I understand that, but I'm not sure that this is really the end of the Twinkie, or the end of the Ding Dong.'

With Hostess Brands now in limbo, a Twinkie craze has spread across America.  Some online auctions have starting bids for a box of Twinkies at $50 or $100.
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"I think it ridiculous, its pure lunacy that someone would put a case of Twinkies up for that much money," says Texas Tech pop culture expert Rob Weiner.  "They want to make a buck, and I understand that, but I'm not sure that this is really the end of the Twinkie, or the end of the Ding Dong."