Pertti Has a Speech Defect and Can’t Throw a Disco Party

The Punk Syndrome

Wanda Waterman 2015-04-24

Film: The Punk Syndrome
Directors: J-P Passi and Jukka Kärkkäinen
Writers: Jukka Kärkkäinen, Jani-Petteri Passi, and Sami Janhukainen

If anyone has the right and reason to create punk rock, it’s people with developmental challenges.

Think about it: they’re underemployed, ignored, despised, marginalised, and forced to conform to a world that has no interest in their self-actualisation. Their stress is often compounded by psychological issues; the conditions of their lives can bring on mental illnesses that rarely find a therapist qualified to treat them. In more enlightened societies they’re forced to earn their snack and smoke money by tying doodads onto thingamabobs.

Wouldn’t you be mad? (Read the rest here.)

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