Papa John's Creates Poison Pill For One Special Customer: The Disgraced Papa Himself

The Papa John’s board of directors announced late last night that they would be adopting something that’s known in the business industry as a “limited duration stockholder rights plan.” This is an attempt to prevent Papa “John” Schnatter from reasserting his control over his eponymous company, which has done almost…

The Family Of Colonel Sanders Defends His Honor From That "Weasel" Papa John

The whole reason Papa “John” Schnatter found himself in this PR catastrophe, one that has left him disowned and evicted from the Papa John’s headquarters, as well as practically scrubbed from the University of Louisville’s campus, is because he allegedly said “Colonel Sanders called blacks niggers” on a conference…

Pizza Dipshit John Schnatter Claims Victimhood And Burns Roger Goodell In Strange, Strange Radio Interview

Papa John Schnatter did an interview on Friday with Terry Meiners of NewsRadio 840 WHAS, reflecting upon his extremely bad and dumb week and the bizarre and offensive comments that got him into so much trouble. I suggest listening to the whole thing. Meiners is direct and reasonably tough, and calls Schattner on some…

Louisville Removes Papa John's Name From Football Stadium, Business School, Phone Contacts

A week that began with reports that Papa John’s founder Papa “John” Schnatter somehow worked an overt hard-r racial slur into a conference call with a marketing company is ending with the removal of Schnatter’s name from virtually everything on which it had previously been emblazoned. There are only so many of these…

Papa John Resigns From Louisville Athletics Board After Calling Out Athletic Director

John “Papa John” Schnatter is a major booster to Louisville athletics. The school’s football stadium is named after his pizza company, which is headquartered in town, and he’s on the university’s board of trustees. Until this morning, he was also on the school’s Athletics Association board, but he resigned from his…