There’s a documentary in the works about the Sheetz vs. Wawa rivalry
April 25, 2019 – Hannah Lynn – Pittsburgh City Paper

Pittsburgh City PaperHow strong are these allegiances, and what do they ultimately say about our desire for identity and rivalry? This is the topic of Sheetz vs. Wawa, a documentary by local filmmaker Matthew Fridg, currently in the middle of a Kickstarter campaign to fund the project. [Read More]




“Sheetz vs. Wawa: The Movie” Director Matthew Fridg
April 18, 2019 – Freakz In The Sheetz

Freakz In The Sheetz PodcastWhat better way to par-tay than to interview Sheetz vs Wawa filmmaker, Matthew Fridg? We venture (in our imaginations) to Jimmy Stewart country where MTO Regionalism reigns and subs are called… hoagies? Have a seat and a hardboiled egg because you’re gonna need the protein to digest this guest! [Listen Now]




‘Sheetz vs. Wawa’ Documentary Explores PA’s Favorite Food Rivalry
April 8, 2019 – Emily Kovach – PA Eats

PA EatsIn Pennsylvania, there is one rivalry to rule them all, and that is Wawa vs. Sheetz…[but] why would anyone care about one chain versus the other? The answer to, or at least an exploration of, that question lies in a new documentary, Sheetz Vs. Wawa, by Emmy Award-nominated local filmmaker Matthew Fridg. [Read More]




Sheetz Vs Wawa Rivalry Heads To The Big Screen – Podcast
April 8, 2019 – Hosted by Jeff Lenard & Donovan Woods – National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)

National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)The friendly rivalry between U.S. convenience store giants Sheetz and Wawa has seeped deep into the culture of Pennsylvania. Team Sheetz or Team Wawa? But if you ask the people in the area, you can’t have it both ways. Filmmaker Matthew Fridg sets out to settle the debate once and for all and in the process learn why the fierce love of a convenience store in Pennsylvania matters to people everywhere. [Listen Now]



Things get a little intense in the Sheetz vs. Wawa turf war
May 17, 2018 – Daniel Moore – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sheetz Vs Wawa Turf WarJoe Sheetz doesn’t know where it all came from, the convenience store turf war pitting Sheetz, the Western Pennsylvania supplier of hot dogs and coffee, against Wawa, the Eastern Pennsylvania supplier of hot dogs and coffee. But he’s pretty sure this is a fight that both sides are winning. [Read More]





Wawa vs. Sheetz debate: Twitter analysis picks a winner
May 1, 2018 – Danya Henninger – BillyPenn.com

Sheetz Vs Wawa Twitter Battle

The battle has been raging for decades. Which is better, Wawa or Sheetz? According to a new analysis, Twitter likes Sheetz better — unless you only look at tweets near Philly. And even then, it’s debatable. [Read More]






Upcoming Documentary Wants To Settle Sheetz Vs. Wawa Debate
April 27, 2018 – KDKA – CBS Pittsburgh

An upcoming documentary wants to settle the debate between two major Pennsylvania convenience store chains “once and for all.” [Read More]



Sheetz Vs. Wawa Documentary Planned
April 27, 2018 – Convenience Store Decisions

Convenience Store Decisions - Sheetz Vs Wawa DocumentarySheetz Vs. Wawa documentary aims to settle age-old debate. A new documentary is looking to get to the bottom of one of Pennsylvania’s hotly debated topics—which convenience store is better: Sheetz or Wawa. The two fiercely loved c-store chains both have headquarters in Pennsylvania, and both have huge fan followings. [Read More]



‘Store Wars:’ A third player in state rivalry grows in Altoona
April 26, 2018 – Katie O’Toole – WJAC

Pittsburgh filmmaker Matthew Fridg has set out to end the rivalry once and for all. Fridg is directing a new film called “Sheetz vs. Wawa: The Movie.” The advertisements show a split outline of Pennsylvania with the words, “We settle this here. We settle this now.” According to the film’s website, sheetzvswawa.com, Fridg is a Pennsylvania native and is “keenly aware of the unique rivalry.” [Read More]



New Documentary Pits Sheetz Fans Against Wawa Loyalists
April 25, 2018 – Peggy Lee – WNEP

In a battle of epic proportions, a Pittsburgh-based filmmaker has thrown Sheetz and Wawa into the boxing ring. Set to be released in 2019, the new documentary is aptly titled “Sheetz vs. Wawa: The Movie.” [Read More]



Sheetz vs. Wawa: Pennsylvania’s convenience store rivalry will get its own documentary
April 24, 2018 – WTAE

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Sheetz or Wawa? The question draws such a heated response from Pennsylvania residents, it’s getting its own film. Sheetz began in western Pennsylvania, while Wawa got its start in the eastern part of the state. [Read More]







A new film will take on the Wawa vs. Sheetz debate. Here’s how you can weigh in
April 24, 2018 – Frank Ready – Centre Daily News

Centre Daily News - Sheetz Vs Wawa DocumentaryFull disclosure: there’s a good chance that Matthew Fridg — the documentary filmmaker intent on pitting those two titans of convenience, Wawa and Sheetz, against each other for our entertainment — will be reading the comments on this story. [Read More]






Wawa vs. Sheetz debate coming to documentary
April 23, 2018 – Sarika Jagtiani -The News Journal

In Delaware, there are smaller factions to consider, but there are two major convenience store camps: Team Wawa or Team Royal Farms. But cross the state line into Pennsylvania and things get trickier. That’s when Sheetz enters the conversation. A new documentary is focusing on one of the Keystone State’s most heated rivalries: Sheetz vs. Wawa. [Read More]



Coming Soon: Sheetz vs. Wawa, the Movie
April 20, 2018 – Alaina Lancaster – CSP Daily News

CSP Magazine - Sheetz Vs Wawa DocumentaryThe City of Brotherly Love is being torn apart by a decades-long faceoff: Sheetz vs. Wawa. In fact, filmmaker Matthew Fridg is planning a 2019 release of a documentary about the rivalry with the tagline, “We settle this here. We settle this now.” News of the upcoming movie has prompted Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to take on a peacekeeping role and share where his loyalties lie. [Read More]






VIDEO: With film in the works, fans fight over Wawa, Sheetz debate
April 20, 2018 – WFMZ
WFMZ - Sheetz Vs Wawa Documentary
A filmmaker in western Pennsylvania is working on a documentary called Sheetz vs. Wawa to break this debate to its core. It will examine the rivalry between fans of Altoona-based Sheetz and Delaware County-based Wawa. One thing is for sure, the question divides friends and families alike.







Sheetz or Wawa? This Pittsburgher’s documentary will examine Pennsylvanians’ loyalties
April 20, 2018 – Lancaster Online



Wawa Or Sheetz? New Documentary Aims To Crown a Convenience King
April 20, 2018 – Max Bennett – Philadelphia Patch
Lancaster Online - Sheetz Vs Wawa DocumentaryCan a filmmaker from the Pittsburgh area objectively weigh in on the Keystone state’s greatest debate in his upcoming film, Sheetz Vs. Wawa? [Read More]







Is Sheetz or Wawa better? New documentary plans to find out
April 20, 2018 – Maddie Crocenzi – York Daily Record
Are you team Sheetz or team Wawa? A new documentary aims to examine the heated topic, the Morning Call reported. Matthew Fridg, a Pittsburgh-based filmmaker, wants to test which store is better using taste tests from fans in western and eastern Pennsylvania. “The rivalry is not between the stores, the rivalry is really between the fans,” Fridg told the Morning Call. [Read More]



Governor Wolf weighs in on the Wawa vs. Sheetz debate in the most central Pa. way possible
April 20, 2018 – Julia Hatmaker – PennLive.com
PA Governor Weighs in On Sheetz Vs WawaLoyalty to a convenience store is a Pennsylvania trait, and each has their fierce fans — which is why the Wawa vs. Sheetz debate is one that continues to this day. It’s even the subject of a new planned documentary. Now, Governor Tom Wolf has weighed in. [Read More]






‘Sheetz Vs. Wawa’ documentary claims it will settle Pennsylvania’s great convenience store debate
April 19, 2018 – Stephanie Farr – Philly.com
Sheetz Vs Wawa DocumentaryIn Pennsylvania, residents must pick a side. Philadelphia or Pittsburgh? The Flyers or the Penguins? The Eagles or the Steelers? But perhaps no statewide rivalry ignites the passion in Pennsylvanians’ stomachs quite like that of Wawa vs. Sheetz. Now, one Pennsylvania filmmaker is developing a documentary called Sheetz Vs. Wawa about the beloved convenience store chains and the rivalry that’s developed between their fanatical fan bases. [Read More]





Is Wawa Better Than Sheetz? A Documentary Will Explore the Convenience Store Rivalry
Food And Wine - Sheetz Vs. Wawa DocumentaryApril 19, 2018 – Mike Pomranz -FoodAndWine.com
In Pennsylvania, one of the big debates is Wawa versus Sheetz—two convenience store chains with many similarities, including offering sandwiches and other food that most would consider far better than your typical convenience store fare, but with the significant difference that Wawa was launched near Philadelphia on the eastern side of the state while Sheetz was founded in Altoona, a bit closer to Pittsburgh. [Read More]





Sheetz or Wawa? This Pittsburgher’s documentary will examine Pennsylvanians’ loyalties
TribLive.com - Sheetz Vs. Wawa DocumentaryApril 19, 2018 – Renatta Signorini – Tribune-Review
A filmmaker is planning a documentary about one of the many debated aspects of Pennsylvania’s interstate rivalry between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. No, it’s not whether the NHL’s Penguins or Flyers are better. With the Pens up 3 games to 1 in the Stanley Cup playoffs, there doesn’t appear to be much debate over that. The rivalry to be explored in the documentary: Sheetz versus Wawa. [Read More]





Pennsylvania’s convenience store rivalry to play out in ‘Sheetz vs. Wawa’ documentary
PennLive.com - Sheetz Vs. Wawa DocumentaryApril 19, 2018 – Sue Gleiter – PennLive.com
It is among one of Pennsylvania’s most hotly debated topics – Sheetz vs. Wawa. Now the convenience store debate could become the subject of an upcoming documentary, “Sheetz vs. Wawa.” The film will take a look at the heated rivalry between the two Pennsylvania chains and, as its promotional material suggests, “settle the matter once and for all.” [Read More]





Film Puts Spotlight On Sheetz Vs. Wawa Debate
April 19, 2018 – Philadelphia (CBS)
An upcoming documentary will boil the bad blood between two Pennsylvania cities that share an interstate rivalry, as the film touches on the debate around Sheetz and Wawa. The documentary focuses on the debate between the state’s convenience store staples, Sheetz and Wawa. And the tagline reads: “We settle this here. We will settle this now.” The movie is directed by Pennsylvania-native Matthew Fridg. [Read More]