Hanging out with Laura Marano in the HuffPost New York City offices on Monday felt more like spending time with an awesome girlfriend than interviewing one of the stars of Disney's "Austin & Ally." Laura was super chatty, bubbly and like her character Ally, wise beyond her years.
A company that made its billions partially by catering to young females has now set its course for young boys almost exclusively. If you look at Disney's release schedule over the next two years, you'll see a clear pattern.
It's music to my ears when Sophie asks, "Do we have any Shark Tanks taped?" This kid knows more about sales, profits, balance sheets and corporate valuations than I could ever have dreamed she would at this age.