In his column-writing heyday in the late 1970s and ’80s, Mr. Saban was a star maker who became a star himself among the underground cognoscenti.
The seduction tricks men gleaned from one another and employed in the 2000s singles scene have not aged well.
No longer just for slobs and summering preppies, dress shirts with untucked shirttails hit the front row and red carpet in the mid-aughts and never went away.
For years a punch line to snooty New Yorkers, New Jersey came into its own as a cultural hub in the 1990s, thanks to Lauryn Hill, Kevin Smith and “The Sopranos.”
The former Times reporter Jennifer 8. Lee looks back on her story about the tangle of anxieties that some straight men experienced before a dinner or movie out with a buddy.