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There’s a lot of Star Wars out there. Movies, TV shows, novels, comic books, collectible lunch boxes, etc, etc. And as far as we’ve been told, they’re all connected to each other. And in fact, Lucasfilm took the bold move of taking nearly everything prior to the release of the sequel trilogy — starting with The Force Awakens — and shunting it to “Legends” status. Meaning it no longer was part of the main continuity, and going forward everything would be connected and curated, one tightly woven story.
And then — and spoilers for Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi Part II past this point — the second episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi killed the Grand Inquisitor (Rupert Friend). Or at least, it seemed that the Grand Inquisitor died at the end of the Part II, which, if true, is a major problem for the continued continuity of Star Wars.
So did the Grand Inquisitor die in Kenobi? Let’s discuss.
Who Is The Grand Inquisitor in Star Wars (and Obi-Wan Kenobi)?
First introduced in the animated series Star Wars: Rebels, the Grand Inquisitor is a Jedi-hunter working directly for Darth Vader himself. He was the main antagonist of the first season of the series, and died in the finale, “Fire Across The Galaxy”. He was later resurrected as a ghost (of course), but the main thing you need to know about him is that he has a team of other Inquisitors working for him, all with names like Fifth Brother and Ninth Sister and whatnot. He was also voiced by Jason Isaacs, which is fun.
But here’s the important info you need to know: Obi-Wan Kenobi takes place approximately 9 BBY (Before the Battle of Yavin, in the original Star Wars), while Star Wars: Rebels takes place starting in 5 BBY. So how is The Grand Inquisitor alive in Rebels if he died in Obi-Wan?
Did The Grand Inquisitor Die in Kenobi?
Probably not. At the end of Part II, Reva (Moses Ingram) stabs the Grand Inquisitor right through his tummy with a lightsaber, leaving him seemingly dead on the floor of a space dock. She does this because she’s looking to curry favor directly with Darth Vader, revealing that she knows he’s Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) to Obi-Wan (Ewan McGregor). Who, mind you, didn’t even know Anakin was still alive. Yipes!
But TGI wouldn’t be the first person in the Star Wars universe to survive a tum-tum injury. Think back no further than Fennec Shand (Ming-Na Wen) on the last live-action Star Wars series, The Book of Boba Fett, who was left dying with a blaster hole in her midsection back in The Mandalorian. She got some cybernetic enhancements, and was good to go.
There’s also the slight possibility that he did die, but got cloned, because remember, cloning is a whole thing in Star Wars.
So though the implication is that everyone’s least favorite Pau’un male is dead by episode’s end, chances are he’s only mostly dead. And look, I know a certain section of the Star Wars fanbase always wants to point out that there’s some sort of imagined Lucasfilm Civil War going on… But they’re not going to kill a character in live-action and contradict an animated show that they’ve already been working into the live-action canon (see characters like Rosario Dawson’s Ahsoka Tano for more on that).
That said, if the Grand Inquisitor is alive in some form, which he almost definitely is, that probably means bad things for both Obi-Wan — and Reva.
Obi-Wan Kenobi streams new episodes Wednesdays on Disney+.
By: Ny Post
Kourtney Kardashian uses Kopari Coconut Melt to ‘look good naked’
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Kourtney Kardashian’s no stranger to showing skin.
Whether the reality star’s modeling lingerie, baring it all in a bikini or packing on PDA with husband Travis Barker, she’s clearly confident about her body — and relies on a selection of tried-and-true products to keep her skin in tip-top shape.
In one of her first-ever Poosh stories, fittingly titled “How to Look Good Naked,” the 43-year-old outlines some of her body care essentials, including La Mer The Body Crème ($300), Dr. Barbara Sturm Anti-Aging Body Cream ($95) and Le Labo’s Pin 12 Candle ($82) — the latter because “lighting is everything.”
“In order to achieve glowy skin, it’s important to moisturize everything — everywhere — at least once a day,” the Poosh piece reads. “Don’t forget to care for your hands and feet as well; we recommend focusing on these areas at night.”
Billed as “a deep conditioner for your bod,” the product is comprised of 100% organic, unrefined coconut oil, and Kopari suggests applying it “as soon as you step out of the shower and at the end of the day.”
What’s more, the multitasking product also works well as a hair mask, dry shave oil, bath mix-in and belly balm, per the brand.
Snag a tub for yourself below — and get ready to look fabulous in your birthday suit, too.
By: Ny Post
Carlos Carrasco’s gem, three homers propel Mets past Marlins
MIAMI — He’s one tough Cookie these days.
Carlos Carrasco isn’t going to win any contests blowing away hitters, but the right-hander’s offspeed pitches and command — and most importantly, his health — have converged this season to give the Mets an invaluable rotation piece.
On Saturday, he gave his team 7 ²/₃ shutout innings in a 4-0 victory over the Marlins at loanDepot park. Carrasco extended his scoreless streak over his past three starts to 18 ²/₃ innings.
The win was No. 100 in Carrasco’s career, making the 35-year-old the eighth Venezuelan-born pitcher to reach the milestone. Carrasco last surrendered a run on July 9 against the Marlins at Citi Field.
The Mets (63-37) won their fifth straight and reached the 100-game mark with the franchise’s most victories since 1986.
Overall, Carrasco allowed four hits and struck out seven with two walks. Seth Lugo replaced Carrasco in the eighth inning after Charles Leblanc had doubled with two outs. But Leblanc was picked off second base by Tomas Nido, ensuring Carrasco’s scoreless streak continued.
Lugo remained in the game to pitch a scoreless ninth inning, allowing Edwin Diaz a day off following a 10-pitch outing Friday in which he struck out the side.
The Mets will try for a three-game sweep of the reeling Marlins on Sunday with Taijuan Walker on the mound.
After scuffling at the plate for seven innings, the Mets gave Carrasco breathing room in the eighth when Francisco Lindor and J.D. Davis each blasted a solo homer to give the Mets a 4-0 lead. Davis’ homer, in a pinch-hitting appearance, came as the Mets are searching on the trade market for a right-handed bat to solidify the DH spot.
The Mets have traded for two lefty bats in the last week-plus to bolster the other half of the DH equation. One of those additions, Tyler Naquin, debuted for the Mets on Saturday in left field and went 0-for-4. Daniel Vogelbach started at DH and drew a walk in four plate appearances.
Carrasco’s gem was the latest strong performance by a Mets starting pitcher. Entering play, the Mets had a 2.45 ERA from the starting rotation in July, which ranked second in the major leagues. Chris Bassitt had a rare flat start for the Mets a night earlier, when he allowed four earned runs over six innings.
Jeff McNeil hit a solo homer in the third against rookie Nick Neidert to give the Mets their first run. The homer was the first since June 14 for McNeil, who entered the day with a .162/.240/.191 slash line in July.
The Mets weren’t finished in the inning: Nido, Brandon Nimmo and Lindor all singled. Lindor’s hit extended the Mets’ lead to 2-0 and gave the shortstop 68 RBIs for the season before he reached 69 with his blast later.
Carrasco was challenged in the first inning, when he allowed a single to Miguel Rojas and walk to Jesus Aguilar before retiring JJ Bleday for the final out. In the fourth, Carrasco surrendered a leadoff single, but he escaped the inning when he got Bleday to ground into a double-play.
By: Ny Post
Career NYC criminal tries to steal moped from NYPD station
A brazen career criminal with more than 50 arrests on his rap sheet, including rape, was busted for trying to steal a moped from outside a lower Manhattan police station.
Jon Matos was caught red-handed approaching the $1,200 bike outside the 5th Precinct, sources said.
He was allegedly using a set of burglary tools Friday to try to bust the lock of the bike, which was vouchered property, cops and sources said.
Matos, a homeless father of three, was arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court on charges of attempted grand larceny and possession of burglary tools.
The proceeding was delayed for hours, sources said, after Matos allegedly became angry with a cellmate who used the facilities — but didn’t courtesy flush.
“I was just f–king with it. It’s not my tools,” he allegedly told an NYPD detective, said Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Megan Mers during the court proceeding.
Judge Valentina Morales Saturday agreed to give Matos supervised release in the moped case.
“Thank you, your honor,” Matos told Morales.
But instead of hitting the streets once again, Matos was held on outstanding charges from the 23rd Precinct in an unrelated case, authorities said.
It was his second appearance before a judge in a week: Matos was in court days earlier, charged with grand larceny, petit larceny, and criminal possession of stolen property and was released in yet another incident.
Matos has racked up dozens of busts for burglary, robbery, fare evasion — including the 1999 rape of a 14-year-old girl.
Crime is up in six of the seven major crimes measured by the department contributed to the increase — though the seventh category, murders, dropped a noticeable 31.6% last month in comparison to numbers compiled in June 2021, according to the NYPD’s preliminary statistics.
Grand larceny spiked 41%, robbery rose 36.1% and burglary went up 33.8%.
When addressing the crime spike last month, NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell said the department was arresting the same people for crimes “over and over again.”
Other recent and brazen repeat offenders include veteran shoplifter Isaac “Man of Steal” Rodriguez, who was finally locked up in January after dozens of arrests for stealing to support his drug habit.
Laron Mack, whose catchphrase is “I steal for a living,” has been arrested more than 50 times. Another serial stealer, James Connelly, was busted in December for involvement in 28 separate incidents over three months.
Last month, accused serial shoplifter Lorenzo McLucas, 34, was nabbed for stealing from the cosmetics counter at a Duane Reade on Lexington Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, according to cops and court documents.
McLucas, who was released on his own recognizance, has notched 122 prior arrests.
By: Ny Post
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