Papa John's Catches Royal Wedding Fever, Makes Creepy Portrait Pizza

Papa John's Catches Royal Wedding Fever, Makes Creepy Portrait Pizza

Here at Consumerist Global Headquarters, we were so preoccupied with the final rounds of the Worst Company in America tournament last week that we missed what is arguably the biggest chain-pizzeria news of the entire month. Papa John’s commissioned a food artist to design a celebratory wedding portrait. It’s in honor of the upcoming marriage of two charming young rich people named William Windsor and Catherine Middleton. You may have heard of them. [More]

Papa John's Delivery Guy Rescues Trapped Customer

Papa John's Delivery Guy Rescues Trapped Customer

We’ve written about Domino’s drivers who braved floods and scaled icy inclines all to reach a customer, but a Papa John’s driver in Michigan has topped them both by actually rescuing his customer. [More]

If You Like Free Papa John's, Pray For The Super Bowl To Go Into Overtime

If You Like Free Papa John's, Pray For The Super Bowl To Go Into Overtime

Some people (read: me) would say there’s little reason to watch this year’s Super Bowl due to the general lack of Eagles-ness. But for those who are fans of Papa John’s pizza, at least there’s the possibility of free pizza to give them a reason to check out the game. [More]

Papa John's Deploys Anchovy Shrink Ray

Papa John's Deploys Anchovy Shrink Ray

Some people like to eat anchovies. Reader H., for example. While H. likes to eat anchovies, however, he’s deeply disappointed that Papa John’s charges enough for the little fishies to disappoint even Philip J. Fry. [More]

Papa John's Gives Me Free Pizza, Soda To Make Up For Closing Early

Papa John's Gives Me Free Pizza, Soda To Make Up For Closing Early

Mike’s late-night call to Papa John’s yielded no immediate cure for his munchies because the store had closed early. But due to a guilty employee and a screw-up the next day, the call yielded a bounty of free lunch. [More]

Up-To-The-Minute Coupon Codes For Hot Sales

Up-To-The-Minute Coupon Codes For Hot Sales

The deal aficionados on the FatWallet message boards have various discussion threads devoted to providing the most current coupons for a slew of stores. Rather then dig for them, here’s a master list of their official store coupons and clearance threads. Members routinely get rid of dead coupons and post new ones, so this is definitely one to bookmark: [More]

Shrink Ray Slurps Up Some Of Your Papa John's Garlic Sauce

Shrink Ray Slurps Up Some Of Your Papa John's Garlic Sauce

Sean says Papa John’s has powered up its own version of the Grocery Shrink Ray and miniaturized its Special Garlic Sauce, a product for which he already pays about 50 cents more. He snapped the accompanying photo of the deeply downsized delectable. [More]

Papa John's Somehow Tops Customer Satisfaction Survey

Papa John's Somehow Tops Customer Satisfaction Survey

While Domino’s has scrambled to re-imagine their pizza recipes and Pizza Hut continues to basically give away their pizzas for a pittance, it was Papa John’s who apparently made the best impression on eaters in the last year. The Kentucky-based chain has topped not only its pizzeria rivals, but all fast foods in an annual survey of customer satisfaction. [More]

Papa John's Now The Official Crappy Pizza Of The NFL

Papa John's Now The Official Crappy Pizza Of The NFL

We sure hope you football fans love Papa John’s commercials, because you’re going to see a lot more of them in the upcoming season. The pizza chain has just signed a three-year deal with the NFL to become the official pizza sponsor of both the league and the Super Bowl. [More]

The Pizza Delivery Guy Cussed Me Out

The Pizza Delivery Guy Cussed Me Out

James says a Papa John’s delivery dude called him a “f*gg*t m*th*rf*ck*r” as part of a blowup in a dispute about whether or not the driver rang the doorbell during an unsuccessful delivery attempt. [More]

Papa John's Delivery Guy Freaked Out When I Forgot To Tip

Papa John's Delivery Guy Freaked Out When I Forgot To Tip

Arcturus meant to leave a tip for the Papa John’s delivery dude as he ordered over the phone, but he forgot, and then the delivery guy acted in a way that will ensure Arcturus never forgets to tip again — and unsure whether or not he’ll ever use Papa John’s. He writes: [More]

Papa John's Camaro Drives To Court

Papa John's Camaro Drives To Court

We all should have known that at the intersection of a long-lost car, a multi-national pizza chain, and a huge cash reward, there would be litigation. Papa John’s owner John Schnatter offered a $250,000 reward for his 1971 Camaro. A couple who formerly owned the car helped Schnatter track it down, but didn’t receive the reward because they didn’t hold the car’s title. They did receive a $25,000 “finder’s fee,” but claim that the reward should rightfully be theirs. Now the company and the couple are suing each other. [WKLY] (Thanks, Becky!)

Not All Camaro Owners Got Free Pizza From Papa John's

Not All Camaro Owners Got Free Pizza From Papa John's

Like Quizno’s and KFC before them, Papa John’s went and set up a cute promotion without making sure that all of their franchisees have signed on. Papa John’s founder John Schnatter was reunited with his long-lost 1971 Camaro, and to celebrate, promised free pizza to anyone who drove up to a Papa John’s restaurant in a Camaro. Except, you guessed it, not at all Papa John’s locations.

Papa John Shells Out Quarter Mill To Re-Buy Old Car

Papa John Shells Out Quarter Mill To Re-Buy Old Car

Before John Schnatter founded Papa John’s pizza, he was a struggling businessman. Back in 1983 he was reduced to selling his black and gold 1971 Chevy Camaro Z28 for $2,800 to keep his dad’s bar afloat and to start Papa John’s.

Papa John's Love (Pizza) Is A Lie

Papa John's Love (Pizza) Is A Lie

As is custom for Valentine’s Day, many businesses are offering heart-shaped merchandise. Papa John’s Pizza is offering a such a themed pizza. But, as is often the case, reality can be strikingly different than advertising. Come inside to see what the pizza actually looks like.

Papa John's Founder Says Don't Eat Too Much Of His Pizza

Papa John's Founder Says Don't Eat Too Much Of His Pizza

Marketing and PR folks probably dread stories like this one: John Schnatter, the founder of Papa John’s, said on a BBC radio interview yesterday that you shouldn’t eat too much of their pizza.

Papa John's Is Taking Your Theft Seriously, And Gets Offended If You Don't Believe Them

Papa John's Is Taking Your Theft Seriously, And Gets Offended If You Don't Believe Them

Mark didn’t like how a Papa John’s pizza delivery guy was acting, so he paid the delivery charge but marked through the tip line on his receipt. Two days later, he discovered an extra $6.42 had been tacked on. When Mark called Papa John’s to report the theft, he spoke to someone who obviously hasn’t gotten our memo that “taking it seriously” is about as reassuring as “your call is very important to us.”

Meet The Coupon-Throwing Papa John's Owner From Hell

Meet The Coupon-Throwing Papa John's Owner From Hell

Papa John’s wouldn’t let reader Adi redeem her coupon for a $9.99 extra-large pizza online, so she trekked over to the nearest store in Weymouth, Massachusetts, where she met the franchise owner from hell. The owner insisted that the coupon didn’t apply to online orders, so Adi asked to cancel her online order and re-order her pizza in person to get the discount. This prompted the owner to angrily throw the coupon at Adi, before throwing away her ready-made pizza. And was just the start of the fun…