I once went into the Louisiana Art & Science Museum in Baton Rouge to discover, much to my dismay, an entire exhibit on Egypt laced with descriptions typed in Papyrus typeface. First off, this is an ART and science museum, and the designer in me just died. Second, what is the obsession with Papyrus? A 2-point analysis:
1.) It's "edgy" (vomit). In thinking of the unstructured edges of the Papyrus letterforms, some (non-designers) think that the result is an artistic, "fancy" font. WRONG. Quite the opposite. Papyrus pigeonholes design into the realm of the overdone, tired, and just plain terrible.
2.) It needs to be put on everything as body text!!! Rebuttal: Poor legibility. Need I say more?
Please stick to the basics if discerning good type from bad type is not your strong suit. Baskerville and Garamond would appreciate it. Thank you, and happy Mardi Gras!