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Airing on January 2, 2015: The first college football playoffs are upon us, and they are a huge moneymaker for football and colleges. The biggest question may be how quickly they can be expanded. Plus, we uncover the story behind a notoriously creepy Domino's mascot from the 1980s, the Noid.

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'Grocery is the largest consumer category in the world,' and Internet retailers are lining up to deliver.

Uber has a rockin' New Year's Eve

Jan 2, 2015
More than 100,000 ring in 2015 in an Uber as demand for service is strong.

College football's playoff payoff

Jan 2, 2015
One likely result of college football's first playoffs? An eventual expansion to eight teams or more.

Why the Domino's Pizza mascot 'the Noid' vanished

Jan 2, 2015
After a public relations disaster, a mainstay of Domino's ads disappears. Zachary Crockett shares the strange story.

Mario Cuomo: He was a powerful, poetic speaker

Jan 2, 2015
Cuomo's 1984 "Two Cities" speech has influenced politicians of all stripes.

Airing on January 2, 2015: The first college football playoffs are upon us, and they are a huge moneymaker for football and colleges. The biggest question may be how quickly they can be expanded. Plus, we uncover the story behind a notoriously creepy Domino’s mascot from the 1980s, the Noid.

Music from the episode

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Kangaroo Court Capital Cities
Kangaroo Court Capital Cities
A Million Times Ms. John Soda
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Would You Want Me Generationals
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