this is from the New York Times back in 07′ but i thought it was a decent read..  check it out at here  

“For 20 years, I wouldn’t even look in the mirror,” Mr. Jacobs said. “I was appalled by the way I looked. The big glasses, the greasy long hair, the oversized clothes, the math professor sweater — all of that wasn’t composed because I loved the way I looked.”