Philthy Phil

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Philthy Phil's, Newman's Lounge, Chez Nous, and Other Downtown Phoenix Dives We'll Miss

    Philthy Phil's R.I.P.​So long Philthy Phil's, you will be missed. In case you didn't read the news over on our sister blog Jackalope Ranch, the long-running dive bar closed its doors this week after eight years of operation. The place became more of a hipster haven in recent years, it's long serve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Phil Edwards' Philster

    ​Yesterday we met Phil Edwards, the man behind the phantastic dive Philthy Phil's in Phoenix. Today he shares with us the recipe for the Philster, a drink the bar sells in great numbers even though it's not on the menu.  Like most items on Phil's menu (like the potent Phuck Buckets) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Phil Edwards at Philthy Phil's

    Phil Edwards ​Philthy Phil's (2939 N. 16th St., 602-279-4339) isn't exactly philthy, but the place is pretty phunky. The lighting is dark, almost cave-like, while the wood-panel walls emit old aromas of beer and cigarettes. A pair shoots pool in the back while the sweet sounds of Boston play ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Philthy Phil's Adds New Hipster DJ Nights

    ​Depending on who you ask, hipsters are either provide salvation or ruination to dive bars. When fashionable types latch onto a particular hole-in-the-wall, they tend to bring a ton of additional drinkers wielding plenty of disposable income. At the same time, all the attention can erode a di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Club Candids at Ransom at Philthy Phil's

    This just about sums it up.​We decided to drop by Philthy Phil's this past Friday (March 19) to check out Craig Citizen's latest nightlife brain child, Ransom.Citizen is one of the guys responsible for the now-defunct Faux Show Friday Nights at Glam, Party Foul at Homme Lounge, and Gosh Damn! at C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Day Drinker: Phil-Tastic Philthy Phil's

    Who says you have to wait until the sun goes down to have a good time? ​I said we'd be gone by noon. I said I wasn't going to give José a ride. I said I didn't know the second line to the chorus of Manfred Mann's, "Blinded By the Light". Only one of those statements turned out to be true. ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 5, 2009
  • Music

    August 21, 2003


    Another kind of retro: Three different bands speak on the Hypno-Twists' demise.

  • Music

    September 28, 2000

    "You Are Growing Retro..."

    Hypno-Twists transcend the Curse