Downtown Phoenix Protest of Donald Trump (live coverage by PHX SUX)

Downtown Phoenix Protest of Donald Trump (live coverage by PHX SUX)

Do you think the 45th president is enabling fascism even more than former heads of state have? We at PHX SUX see the argument, and have some reporters on the street today. Stay safe out there…   As of 4:00 AZ TIME:   As of 5:00 AZ TIME As of...
PREMIERE: Jerusafunk's Cosmic Debut 'The Hierophant'

PREMIERE: Jerusafunk’s Cosmic Debut ‘The Hierophant’

Jerusafunk is clearly in tune with the inner funk of the galaxy.
Is Phoenix’s Lit Scene Really On Fire—Or Is It Just Blowing Smoke?

Is Phoenix’s Lit Scene Really On Fire—Or Is It Just Blowing Smoke?

It is a cliché that the Phoenix is a bird which burns itself down to birth something new... but it's fucking true.
Stop Calling Roosevelt Row an Arts District

Stop Calling Roosevelt Row an Arts District

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How I Learned To Love Phoenix By Flirting With Seattle

How I Learned To Love Phoenix By Flirting With Seattle

A visit to Seattle reminds our writer about what's REALLY great about living in Phoenix.
Why Are the Names of Phoenix Suburbs So Shitty?

Why Are the Names of Phoenix Suburbs So Shitty?

The name Phoenix is nothing short of kickass, layered in meaning and metaphor. So why do all the other names for cities in Maricopa County fucking suck?
'The Last Phoenician' — Imagining Phx Lovecraft-Style

‘The Last Phoenician’ — Imagining Phx Lovecraft-Style

In the heart of this arid cradle once sprawled a city: a network of glass and steel that dared to defy the tyrant sun's will. Yet there came a time when the weeping earth did swallow all of mankind and its arrogance, while the great solar eye watched unblinking.
Loving the Blemish

Loving the Blemish

True to its perfect name, Phoenix is a risen city, one destined to destroy itself ad nauseum. Living here is pure defiance, not only to nature, but to reason.
Wait, So You Hate Phoenix?

Wait, So You Hate Phoenix?

Nope.
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Rest in Peace, Tobe Hooper.
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We spoke with protesters and witnesses about Tuesday nights rally.
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Garage rock bands are a dime a dozen and Phoenix's music scene is no exception to this plague. But every once in a while a gem comes along—in this case, dent—that reminds you why you fell in love with this genre in the first place.
Images from Phoenix Trump Rally and Protest 8/22/17

Images from Phoenix Trump Rally and Protest 8/22/17

We have photos from the Trump protest in Phoenix last night.
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Is Your Band Rental Space In AZ Racist?

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Soft Shoulder, Silver Apples, And The Sweet Sound Of Entropy

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Lav Andula Makes Music For Necromancers To Chill Out To

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Things That Don’t Suck In PHX This August

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