Writers are absolutely necessary in the age or Trump. That’s the focus of this week’s Metro cover story, a profile of Nathan Hill, author of the groundbreaking novel The Nix.In this week’s SV411 podcast, Metro editors Josh Koehn and Nick Veronin discuss reporter Steve Kettmann’s excellent piece the book, as well as a new San Jose pizzeria worth checking out. (Hint: Pizzetta 408)
Josh and Metro staff writer Jennifer Wadsworth also delve into some local news, including a notorious slumlord taking advantage of his tenants, allegations of fraud on the East Side school and an eccentric school board president who is relying on a convicted felon to win a seat in Congress.
Nick also runs through some of the top events to check out this weekend, including the Chateau Liberté art exhibit, comedian Jim Breuer at San Jose Improv and a sweet lineup of shows at The Ritz.