Tribute: Celebrating Madge’s first 93 years

Cake and candles are the marks of the day for the woman who started us on our road to Internet shenanigans

UPDATE 2016: Light the candles and uncork the champagne! Our birthday girl, #theMadge, celebrates her 94th year and we couldn’t be more thrilled. Let the merrymaking begin! 

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Here at Screaming Back at the Screen, we are always on the hunt for any excuse to eat cake and so, on the 93rd birthday of our greatest patron and supporter, the Big M: Marguerite Farmer, we not only stuff our faces full of birthday cake, we salute her.

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Sitting with an American icon: Meeting Rosa Parks at Louise’s kitchen table

 

Mrs. Parks as I remember her from my childhood.

Mrs. Parks as I remember her from my childhood.

When I was much younger, just barely aged into the very low two digits, I had a chance meeting with a revered figure of American history. At the time, I didn’t realize the significance of who I was meeting. Now that I am older, I realize that, aside from my mother, she was the most important person I have ever met.

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