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PHX SUX'S Survival Guide to Phoenix Comicon

PHX SUX’S Survival Guide to Phoenix Comicon

Phoenix Comicon can be overwhelming, but our writer and long-time attendee/cosplayer Ris Marek has you covered with this guide to surviving the con.
Art Hider James B. Hunt Needs Your Help Getting An Art Show Together

Art Hider James B. Hunt Needs Your Help Getting An Art Show Together

It's like asking you to let me hit you in the face with a hammer a bunch of times.
PREMIERE: Paper Foxes's "Indica Feels"

PREMIERE: Paper Foxes’s “Indica Feels”

Their auras throb outward. Though the band members are in black-and-white, the external manifestations of their inner beings are anything but. Last but not least, rising from the bottom center of the screen, a six-armed Christopher James Jacobson emerges. Although his arms and posture echo the Indian mother goddess of destruction and creation Kali, Christopher’s...
Keep On Pushin' - Art, Birth, and Mother's Day

Keep On Pushin’ – Art, Birth, and Mother’s Day

“In many ways, our society still views the female figure as grotesque and that the things that it does are kind of grotesque as well. We’re always trying to clean up those things or beautify them in some way.” Solis wanted “to really embrace the physicality of the experience and to openly show a vagina,...
Adios, Sunshine

Adios, Sunshine

Our editor-in-chief is leaving the Valley of the Spun for some shithole in California. Here's what that means for the future of PHX SUX. (Spoiler: We're not going anywhere.)
The Satanic Temple on Menstruatin' With Satan And Messin' With Texas

The Satanic Temple on Menstruatin’ With Satan And Messin’ With Texas

We sat down with representatives from The Satanic Temple's Arizona Chapter to find out more about their "Menstruatin' With Satan" and what else the Temple's got cooking in their cauldron.
Call For Entries: Blunt Talk, A Weed-Themed Zine

Call For Entries: Blunt Talk, A Weed-Themed Zine

The folks at Wasted Ink Distro are putting together a zine called Blunt Talk. As the name implies, it's all about weed, marijuana, ganja, and cannabis. They're looking for submissions, so if you're interested, here are their guidelines
Peelander-Z Made Every Band In The World Look Lazy Last Night

Peelander-Z Made Every Band In The World Look Lazy Last Night

I’ve never felt more relieved not to be a musician than after seeing Peelander-Z live tonight at Valley Bar. Walking away after the show, with my ears still ringing, my mind was reeling from the utterly unhinged spectacle that the color-coded quartet had just put on. They had set the performance bar so incredibly high...
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....
Terror Pigeon Put Us On Our Backs Last Night

Terror Pigeon Put Us On Our Backs Last Night

Last night, Terror Pigeon put on a special performance for an audience lying on the floor of the Trunk Space. Our correspondent, flat on his back, was there to experience it first-hand,