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Is Disney+ Turning My Kids Into Entitled Monsters?

Parents who enjoy showering rely heavily on streaming services — but at what cost to their children’s brains?

Illustration: Pablo Iglesias

II have twin four-year-old daughters who, when they’re not actively trying to kill each other over a sticker, can usually agree on one thing: They want to watch television. Or rather, in their…




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Sean O'Neal

Sean O'Neal

Writer living in Austin. Culture and lifestyle at The A.V. Club, GQ, Vulture, Texas Monthly, and more. @seanoneal

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