So, the Pope resigned. I heard about it, and then I remembered Papal Indulgences and thought hey! What if Papal Indulgences were presented like a generic insurance ad? Behold the result.
I still don't think this is funny.
As I asked in chat, is there any way I could fix that?
"It's unfunny" for J's is essentially the same as "meh" for main listers. It tells me something is wrong, but leaves me with no way to fix it.
I felt it was trying to do something similar to the Hard Sell, except centralized to the Pope, and it didn't pull through.
Then again, I might be a bit biased due to the fact that I'm Catholic, so ask other people.
1) It's not funny. It's not even a joke.
2) Chaucer already beat you to it by over 600 years with the Pardoner, who has the advantage of being an actual character, and set in the right time period.