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Hear How a Journalist Went from Newsweek to Start-up to Writing for HBO

Dan Lyons talks to Fresh Air about going from reporting to tech

After being laid off from Newsweek as a tech writer at 52—with a wife and two kids, no less—Dan Lyons took this as an opportunity to break into the field he’d been covering for years: tech start-ups. Joining marketing software start-up Hubspot as the oldest employee at the time, Lyons quickly found the frat- and cult-like…