A Day in the Life of Sexy Me -- One Writer Undergoes a 'Man Makeover'

All my life I've maintained a rather disheveled and unkempt-looking appearance: loose, wrinkled clothes; beat-up sneaks; a messy mop of hair; and, typically, a scraggly beard to match. While I'm not unclean, I have the overall look of an out-of-work, perhaps even indigent, humanities professor. The Wieder style has earned me many disparaging nicknames over the years -- "Rumple-stiltskin" and...

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My Top 10 Internet Moments of the Decade

Alan Wieder is a screenwriter in Los Angeles whose favorite things are rap music, explosives and booze made from fermented chicken feed. A few weeks back, that cadre of total nerdlingers behind the Webby Awards issued a list of their Top 10 Internet Moments of the Decade. The list comprised big, culture-shaping cyber-milestones like the shuttering of Napster and the arrival of the iPhone --...

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