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Duly Noted

Thursday, Jan 10, 2013, 9:10 am

Georgia Court Affirms That Life is Not a RomCom

By Lindsay Beyerstein

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Creepers take note: Georgia court affirms that life is not a romantic comedy, sentences man 4 years in prison for handcuffing himself to a woman who wouldn't go out with him.

The friend zone looks pretty good compared to prision, doesn't it?

Lindsay Beyerstein is an award-winning investigative journalist and In These Times staff writer who writes the blog Duly Noted. Her stories have appeared in Newsweek, Salon, Slate, The Nation, Ms. Magazine, and other publications. Her photographs have been published in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times' City Room. She also blogs at The Hillman Blog (, a publication of the Sidney Hillman Foundation, a non-profit that honors journalism in the public interest.

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