In the throes of anguish, we make promises that if only the anguish can be removed we will be eternally grateful.
Now a court has decided that such promises are legally enforceable.
For here is the tale of Ryan Leslie, a Harvard-educated singer, songwriter, and producer (Booba and Cory Gunz are two acts whom he has graced), who had his laptop and an external hard drive stolen in 2010 from a black Mercedes in Cologne, Germany.
Leslie was in pain. He took to YouTube, where he offered $1 million for the safe return of the gadgets.
How bursting with joy … Read more