New Yorker Magazine Shows the New Reality of Trick-or-Treating

By: Jessica Marcel - Published: Oct 31, 2009 • References: newyorker & design-milk
The November 2, 2009 issue of New Yorker magazine shows a reality scarier than Halloween. As their kids trick-or-treat, the time-honored tradition of annoying neighbors to get free candy, the parents on the cover of New Yorker magazine are busy checking their smartphones.

The cover may, at first, seem hyperbolic. But it may be closer to reality than you think. So if you’re in charge of taking some kids out tonight, think twice before taking your iPhone along for the experience. Stats for Multi-tasking Childhood Moments Trending: Older & Chilly
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