British comedian and writer James Veitch delivered this talk at TED just a few weeks ago.
Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply? Follow along as James Veitch narrates a hilarious, weeks-long exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal.
You can read the transcript here.