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Brand Slam is a new show about fast food and wrestling

The fast food feud starts tonight at 7PM EST

Patrick Gill (he/him) has been making serious and unserious videos for Polygon since 2016. He also co-hosts & produces Polygon’s weekly livestreams on Twitch.

Brands. They’re all around us, and their power is beyond measure. But which brand is best? We can make feeble attempts to rank fast-food chains, gaming franchises and ’90s sitcoms, but there has been no way to know for sure. Until now. Welcome to Brand Slam.

Using the hyper-accurate simulations offered by modern computing, we can create entirely accurate representations of our favorite (and most feared) brands, and pit them against one another in the cleanest, most honest form of competition known to man: professional wrestling.

In our first season, we’re stress testing a team of eight powerful fast-food brands. Panda Express, Papa John’s, Domino’s, Burger King, Wendy’s, KFC, Taco Bell and McDonald’s will lay it all on the line to be crowned the king of fast food.

In our premiere episode above, you’ll see the opening bout between the Burger King and the dreaded Domino’s Noid, as well as a hair-raising confrontation between the Panda Express Panda and Wendy’s own Dave Thomas.

New episodes of Brand Slam will arrive every Monday at 7 p.m. ET. You can watch Brand Slam on Polygon’s YouTube Page.

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