Link Tank: Why You Should Watch A Kid in King Arthur’s Court on Disney+

Why you should watch A Kid in King Arthur’s Court, how to support small businesses this holiday season, and more in today's Link Tank!

A Kid in King Arthur’s Court

Avengers: Endgame who? A Kid in King Arthur’s Court is the best movie about time-traveling on Disney+.

A Kid in King Arthur’s Court, currently streaming on Disney+, is a hidden gem that whimsically merges sci-fi with fantasy. With a logline of ‘Joust do it,’ the film eagerly embraces its over-the-top absurdity. Borrowing liberally from Mark Twain’s 1889 novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, the 1995 film follows Calvin Fuller (Thomas Ian Nicholas) and his adventures in sixth-century Camelot.”

Read more at Inverse.

It’s important to support small businesses this holiday season more than ever. Here are some ways you can help your local mom-and-pop stores.

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“It’s always a good idea to support small businesses while doing your holiday shopping, but with so many companies negatively impacted by COVID-19 shutdowns and restrictions, it’s more important than ever this year. While the most obvious way to support small businesses is to buy their goods or services online or in person, there are also other ways you can help.”

Read more at Mental Floss.

A new Nielsen report found that science fiction, horror, and streaming services are leading the very slow charge for diversity in entertainment.

“Despite all of the small steps that institutions within Hollywood have taken to address the industry’s well-documented issues with diversity, representation, and inclusion, it’s no secret that only so much has substantially changed in the grand scheme of things—even if they are technically better than they used to be.”

Read more at Gizmodo.

Online shopping are more prominent than ever in 2020. Here’s how you can reduce your carbon footprint when ordering things off the internet.

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“[While] online shopping is convenient, it requires an army of warehouses, planes, delivery trucks, and packaging that can wreak havoc on the environment. Amazon, for example, says its total carbon footprint increased by 15% in 2019, thanks to a combination of fuel emissions, electricity usage, and manufacturing.”

Read more at PCMag.

Check out this episode of Binging With Babish featuring Jon Favreau talking about Grogu’s blue macarons in The Mandalorian.

“As someone who, like Pepper Potts, is allergic to berries, it broke my heart to know that Grogu’s macarons are yet another seemingly delicious treat I will never have. Recently, the creator of Disney+’s The Mandalorian and love of my life Jon Favreau took to YouTube pop culture cooking show Binging With Babish to talk about the wonderfully blue treats that Grogu threw up all over himself on the show.”

Read more at The Mary Sue.

Here’s everything to know about House of the Dragon, one of seven Game of Thrones spinoffs and prequels in the works.

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“Well before Game of Thrones wrapped up its eight-year run with that controversial final season in spring of 2019, there was talk dating back to 2017 that HBO was planning on releasing not one, but several spinoff and prequel series set in A Song of Fire and Ice author George R. R. Martin’s fantastical universe.”

Read more at Thrillist.