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.
Long before “fake news” became a cudgel for the Trumpites, it was the hippest form of protest for Jon Stewart types during the George W. Bush years.
How the internet, the self-help industry and the changing nature of celebrity gave rise to the era of “Me, Inc.” in the 1990s.