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From Commenter To Columnist: The Atlantic's 'Cynic'
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Monday, May 7, 2012 at 4:23 PM
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Yoni Appelbaum, a Ph.D. candidate in history from Brandeis University, was procrastinating on his dissertation. Instead of writing, he would spend his time commenting on a blog under the pseudonym, "Cynic." Eventually, it got him a job writing for that website — The Atlantic.



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