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Alec Baldwin gives unsolicited love advice in the back of a taxi — You may know legendary hair model Alec Baldwin from stage and screen, but did you know he's also an internationally renowned relationship counselor? That's not actually true, but it's a great punchline for his new web series Love Ride, in which he gives unsuspecting couples backseat counseling sessions in an NYC cab.

What my family wants you to know about autism — Tracey and Drew Ruscil love talking about their kids. Angelina is six and her twin brothers AJ and Garrett are four. When we met them in early October, snacks and coloring books set the stage for the main event: a meeting with Sesame Street's lovable blue monster Grover.

'Divinity: Original Sin' Has the Most Innovative RPG Combat in Years — Divinity: Original Sin has been lauded by fans and critics as a breakthrough for Western RPGs, and there are three reasons. Players can interact with nearly everything and everyone in this rich fantasy world. The interpersonal relationships between your party members develop in meaningful ways as you play.

'Ori and the Blind Forest' Will Melt Your Heart and Your Thumbs — The first thing that strikes you about Ori and the Blind Forest is the gorgeous atmosphere. The dark, natural whimsy evokes a Miyazaki film, and the physics of flowing water and swaying trees alone were enough to pique my attention. But playing through two sections of a preview build brought this game's rich mechanics and difficulty to the fore.

It's Sarcasm, Charlie Brown: 'The Great Pumpkin' Meets RiffTrax — The 1966 Peanuts Halloween classic It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown probably gives you the warm fuzzies every year, but it's not exactly LOL. We've remedied this by teaming up with RiffTrax (the writers and performers of Mystery Science Theater 3000) to turn up the sarcasm on this beloved film.

If 'Portal' and 'Mirror's Edge' Had a Baby, It Would Be This Free Game — Refunktion is a free indie game developed in just three months. And while there's not a ton of content here, it's extremely stylish, polished and challenging. Take a look at the video above for our first impressions. What to Play is a weekly show where Mashable writers kick the tires of promising new video games and let you decide if they're worth playing.

'Secrets of Grindea' Will Satisfy Your Old-School RPG Cravings — Secrets of Grindea is a 2D action RPG, reminiscent of Super Nintendo classics like Secret of Mana and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. But its endearing pixel art style belies a deep skill and talent system that forces you to make hard choices between specialization and balance.

God Just Trolled the Westboro Baptist Church So Hard — A new billboard was unveiled in Topeka, Kansas on Monday. The advertiser? God. The Facebook God, a page with 1.7 million likes, has been antagonizing the religious right since 2011 with snark, memes and commandments to His followers.

John Oliver and Cookie Monster Deliver the Last Word on News — You might know John Oliver as the dapper British gent speaking truth to power every Sunday on Last Week Tonight . But did you know he also co-anchors a nightly news broadcast about words with Cookie Monster? Just kidding, that's not a thing. But you would totally watch that show.

The Lowdown by Matt Silverman — Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes for free from The Lowdown by Matt Silverman on the iTunes Store.
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