) When you were thirteen, what were you doing? Me, I listened to a lot of R.E.M., had poofy hair and braces and wrote angsty, depressed journal entries about how terrible my life was and how Spanish class sucked. But kids these days -- man, they're just so sophisticated. Take Jeff Tweedy's son Spencer, who has a polished, put-together blog
that details vacation fun in New Zealand, or how he celebrated his birthday at Madison Square Garden, where he drummed on "The Late Greats" with his dad's band
. Who was opening for Neil Young. (And oh yes, the performance was "captured on HD cameras and will be used in my upcoming
Bar-Mitzvah video. What a great experience!"
The whole thing would be suspicious, if Spencer wasn't so darn charming. (Under "heritage," he says: "I think I might be Chicagoan, Polish, Scottish, Canadian, and German.") And don't worry, folks -- his dad is raising him right. On the "About me" page
, Spencer says:
Favorite Sports Teams
Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, St. Louis Cardinals (I know it's crazy), St.
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-- Annie Zaleski