Link Tank: The Mandalorian May Reveal Palpatine’s True Fate

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, The Mandalorian, BoJack Horseman, and more in today's daily Link Tank!

The Mandalorian May Reveal Palpatine's True Fate

The Mandalorian may reveal Palpatine’s fate in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. 

“The Mandalorian is finally here, and with it, Lucasfilm may be dropping some major clues about the plot of Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker. We can’t say we’re surprised since the new Disney+ show takes place right after Episode VI, theoretically setting up the entire sequels trilogy (that’s *VII through IX), but we didn’t expect such a huge bombshell reveal in Episode 1.”

Read more at Inverse.

The final season of BoJack Horseman sets viewers up for the protagonist’s potential downfall.

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“Catching up with Netflix’s BoJack Horseman is always a grueling experience, because it’s one of the few shows about mental illness that I think consistently hits the mark, not just about how complex and harrowing mental health issues and addiction can be, but the scars they leave behind—both personal and communal.”

Read more at The Mary Sue.

85 percent of the city of Venice has become engulfed by floods due to the effects of climate change.

“The City of Canals has become a city underwater as the worst flooding to hit Venice in 50 years engulfed 85 percent of the city this week.”

Read more at Gizmodo.

Here’s why The Mandalorian is the Star Wars series that fans of the saga have been waiting for.

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“The Disney+ launch was always going to be a big deal — Marvel, Star Wars, AND Disney’s animated movies and shows all in the same place?? But for those of us who like to watch something new now and again, the brand-new streaming service included an extra incentive: The Mandalorian, Disney’s extremely expensive live-action Star Wars show, set somewhere between the end of the original movie trilogy and the start of The Force Awakens.”

Read more at Thrillist.

Here are eight interesting facts about It’s a Wonderful Life star Jimmy Stewart.

“For a good portion of the 20th century, actor James Maitland “Jimmy” Stewart (1908-1997) was one of Hollywood’s most popular leading men. Stewart, who was often called upon to embody characters who exhibited a strong moral center, won acclaim for films like Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939),Vertigo (1958), and It’s a Wonderful Life (1946). In all, he made more than 80 movies.”

Read more at Mental Floss.

Asus and Google have developed tinker boards for artificial intelligence together.

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“Asus has been using the Tinker Board name for tiny single-board computers since 2017, but now the company is teaming up with Google to turn Tinker into an artificial intelligence-focused board.”

Read more at PCMag.