Vince Carter is forty-two years old and has been in the NBA mainstay since 1998. (For those of you keeping track at home, that’s twenty-one going on twenty-two seasons, an all-time league record.) He’s an old man still making waves in a young man’s game.
Jeff Tweedy’s voice has always possessed a charmingly wavering, wistful timbre; his aging vocal cords only intensify this quality. Unfortunately, it is possible to have too much of a good thing, as his vocals now evoke frailty and weariness to a degree that can grow irksome.