The agony of trying to unsubscribe | James Veitch

  • Published on:  9/27/2016
  • It happens to all of us: you unsubscribe from an unwanted marketing email, and a few days later another message from the same company pops up in your inbox. Comedian James Veitch turned this frustration into whimsy when a local supermarket refused to take no for an answer. Hijinks ensued.Get TED Talks recommended just for you! Learn more at TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more.Follow TED on Twitter: TED on Facebook: to our channel:


  • Eternally Angelic
    Eternally Angelic 4 months ago+6111

    This dude is the true definition of chaotic good.

  • Aasri Banerjee
    Aasri Banerjee 6 months ago+5423

    "The Internet gave us access to everthing, but, it also gave everything access to us."
    Deep words.

  • Dopamine
    Dopamine 3 months ago+4167

    This guy should teach professional trolling as a college course.

  • Jeisson
    Jeisson 4 months ago+3516

    Is the deal still on?.

  • TrinityHostile
    TrinityHostile 8 months ago+1835

    James, a troll since he was a kid 😂😂😂

  • ASquared
    ASquared 7 months ago+3189

    Not all heroes wear capes

  • RURU OwO
    RURU OwO 6 months ago+2222

    He is the king of passive aggression

  • andy gavrila
    andy gavrila 6 months ago+1275

    Wait, so I’m NOT getting my new red toaster?

  • Nerd Gamer
    Nerd Gamer 6 months ago+914

    I literally can’t believe how witty and funny while also well delivered his jokes are! His stuttery style also gives him a kind of geekish look and feel which is just bloody wholesome.

  • Hanif Ali
    Hanif Ali 8 months ago+921

    "Even something as mundane as getting out of a car can be fun if you play the right game"
    That's what I learnt from James Veitch.

  • Flávio Rogério
    Flávio Rogério 6 months ago+608

    Dear TED People,
    Please give James Veitch a medal.
    Best regards,

  • Paranoid
    Paranoid 4 months ago+204

    Legend has it, the emails are still going

  • Trev Topham
    Trev Topham 5 months ago+304

    TOASTER BONANZA!!!!!!!!!!
    No Conditions Apply

  • MoonFoxASMR
    MoonFoxASMR 2 months ago+253

    James, we need to talk about the ducks. 🦆 🦆 🦆

  • Icantdraw
    Icantdraw 4 months ago+151

    Dan probably tells this story at parties.

  • Greg Schmidt
    Greg Schmidt 5 months ago+319

    I never knew Newt Scamander was so well-versed in the struggles of muggles!

  • Norm Rayos
    Norm Rayos 4 months ago+146

    I feel like with his quick wit, intelligence, sarcasm and an unexplainable but apparent need to constantly play dead James Veitch’s mother deserves a medal. 😆


    James Veitch for Prime Minister ( and the new Doctor Who ) 👍

  • Zwo
    Zwo 6 months ago+194

    Thank you for your video
    your case number is

  • PtolemyJones
    PtolemyJones 1 months ago+106

    He missed out on the best part. Start contacting customer service with some of those case numbers, and ask why no one has contacted you about them.