Somewhat ungraciously? Typically Greek understatement. Think (current) Malcolm McDowell with hooters.
What is becoming of the Collective Memory of the human race? In two days I've now encountered people here who never heard of Clarabelle the Clown or Brigitte Bardot. And certainly not Christine Jorgensen! Did the 50's really happen? Every day it seems less likely.
I'm beginning to feel like a griot, a tribal keeper of oral histories in the Senegal: "This is the story of Harold Stassen, who one day went into the jungle to make a drum and never returned..."