Cultural Death Knell
Rich Rodriguez Fired for Sexual Misconduct

Rich Rodriguez Fired for Sexual Misconduct

AZ is trending because a bunch of jerks are sad some old perv lost his job, meanwhile the police are relocating the homeless so you don’t have to deal with them….  https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2018/01/02/phoenix-declares-roosevelt-row-homeless-camp-illegal/998466001/ For more Phoenix coverage that doesn’t suck, follow PHX SUX on Suckbook and that tweety website for Twits. Read more from PHX SUX:...
Pigs On Phoenix Light Rail

Pigs On Phoenix Light Rail

They added cops to assist security on the light rail in case you haven’t seen that yet. Yup. They’ve gone from the obnoxious guards, to harassing homeless people, to packing them trains full of pork like baggies of Lil’ Smokies. “I’ve encountered this o n 19th Ave & Camelback months ago.” One follower of PhxSux.com...
Goth Boy Clique 4evr: Lil Peep Remembered

Goth Boy Clique 4evr: Lil Peep Remembered

New School rapper Lil Peep died Wednesday night in Arizona. Our desert hellscape has claimed the life of a rising artist, who was an inspiration to the misanthropes and outcasts living under this rock of a city.
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 5:40 AZ TIME Protesters on...
Fade Away and Radiate: The Phoenix Burn Grows Cold

Fade Away and Radiate: The Phoenix Burn Grows Cold

EDITOR’S NOTE: All photos in this piece were shot by Lauren Karp. Last weekend was the 29th Art Detour, and I couldn’t have given less of a shit about it. In past years, it was an exciting prospect: a chance to roam around the downtown scene, reconnect with folks, and see what they’re up to....
Stop Calling Roosevelt Row an Arts District

Stop Calling Roosevelt Row an Arts District

Pete Petrisko tells us why it's NoMoRoRo. Calling Roosevelt Row an "Arts District" at this point might be the greatest bait-and-switch scheme Downtown Phoenix has ever witnessed.
Going Underground: On Oakland & Why We Need D.I.Y. Spaces Now More Than Ever

Going Underground: On Oakland & Why We Need D.I.Y. Spaces Now More Than Ever

What should D.I.Y. spaces do, in the wake of the horrific Ghost Ship tragedy in Oakland? One of our writers shares his thoughts on a possible way forward.
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?
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.
Three Birds In Flight or The Pied Piper of Roosevelt Row?

Three Birds In Flight or The Pied Piper of Roosevelt Row?

Whenever a natural disaster comes, the animals are the first to flee. Maybe the caged bird sings because ‘Merica?