3
Where did the title Punk Authority come from?I love the ambiguity and oxymoronic nature of the title, but it comes from some overly serious discussions that I was engaged in several years ago surrounding the ways in which sub-cultures police themselves and how they can be more unethical than the mainstream systems of carrying out justice. People who are living marginal existence in opposition to the dominant culture and then perpetuating those same, oppressive structures in a smaller community.
The phrase kept coming back to me when I would consider titles for different works, but I never had a visual narrative adequately fleshed out until I came back to Police Academy 2 while recording Man With Potential…
(via Band Booking: Pete Swanson on Blissful Noise and His “Police Academy” Inspiration | Vol. 1 Brooklyn)

Where did the title Punk Authority come from?
I love the ambiguity and oxymoronic nature of the title, but it comes from some overly serious discussions that I was engaged in several years ago surrounding the ways in which sub-cultures police themselves and how they can be more unethical than the mainstream systems of carrying out justice. People who are living marginal existence in opposition to the dominant culture and then perpetuating those same, oppressive structures in a smaller community.

The phrase kept coming back to me when I would consider titles for different works, but I never had a visual narrative adequately fleshed out until I came back to Police Academy 2 while recording Man With Potential

(via Band Booking: Pete Swanson on Blissful Noise and His “Police Academy” Inspiration | Vol. 1 Brooklyn)