In it's efforts not to offend anyone, Papa John's has successfully created a pizza experience devoid of any distinction, flavor, or creativity.
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On a recent trip to Papa John's that was part impulse and part apathy, a couple of friends and I had the misfortune of ordering a pepperoni pie and a garden fresh pie. The vegetables seemed to retain the flavor of the cans that they came out of and the pepperoni was hardly to be found beneath the somehow tasteless cheese. Both pies were undercooked and even our dog wouldn't eat the breadsticks that we ordered.
If there's anything good to be said about Papa John's, it is fairly cheap as long as you stick with the specials. However, most would be better off going for a local (not chain) pizza shop or even picking up a pizza from the frozen section of a grocery store.