So, Hostess is dead. But, dammit, they went out, advertising-wise, with a loud guffaw.
These “Reach For The Gold” ads are pure low-budget champions. No, Twinkies were not the official shit food of the US Olympics team (That was McDonald’s). But Hostess pulled off a wonderful bit “ambush” marketing with this effort. An effort that will — maybe — outlive the the last spongy, disgusting Twinkie.
Ad agency: Bernstein-Rein.
- Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany has for the first time said that she backs proposals for a partial ban on burqas.
- Mike Pence says the next attorney general will decide whether or not federal charges against Michael Slager will remain.
- The UK prison service is suppressing evidence of corruption among its guards which is fueling violence behind bars.
- Grammy nominations are out. Beyoncé has earned 9, including Album of the Year. Drake, Rihanna, and Kanye West each got 8 nods 💿🎶