Working Weird Craigslist Jobs to Earn $965 for New York City Rent

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  • Published on:  Monday, May 13, 2019
  • VICE's Will Tilghman tries to make his monthly rent of $965 by working weird jobs posted on the gigs section of New York Craigslist. After staging a photoshoot for a restaurant, screening a bad horror movie, trying a new deodorant, writing a bio for a nice mom, handing out newspapers, doing a timely impersonation of Lord Varys from “Game of Thrones”, and more, Will goes deep into the world of Craigslist to see if he can actually pay his rent by doing odd-jobs.

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  • blankrestore  (May 15, 2019)

    You woulda suceeded in 2 days if you just wrangled some snakes

  • Class Act  (2 days ago)

    Won't even wrangle a snake🐍?I tell ya, this Generation...

  • TOO GOOD  (2 days ago)

    @blankrestore this is the best comment on youtube I've ever read. Thank you.

  • OhhFree  (May 16, 2019)

    The weirdest part of this video is his rent only being $965 in NYC…

  • Cinthya Morales  (34 minutes ago)

    First thought

  • Samantha Ng  (1 hour ago)

    He lives in Brooklyn, there cheaper rent than Manhanttan. And he definitely has roommates.

  • Fun Factory  (5 days ago)

    Imagine tricking your boss to pay you for applying to other jobs

  • Maria Francisca Fuentes  (13 minutes ago)

    +Carlos Darity tell us more! I want to know

  • Your boss paid you for applying to jobs?

  • Liam South  (May 14, 2019)

    Craigslist in nyc ? do you want to end up in the east river?

  • Symple  (10 hours ago)

    The US isn't a safe country where you could meet up with random strangers and not at least worry about your safety. Common sense is important and that means choosing to meet up with strangers in crowded places like train stations and shopping malls, instead of a quiet place like a back alley.

  • gisforgary  (1 day ago)

    +Fluffy Unicorn its not sketchy if you are smart about it, don't go buying phones in a parking lot, you know that obvious stuff that screams sketchy.

  • Dave Nix  (May 14, 2019)

    nice to see Vice doesnt even pay him enough for him to pay his monthly expenses

  • Hareka Tysiri  (19 minutes ago)

    Just like oobah butler, i think he's also a freelancer

  • lilly cloud  (58 minutes ago)

    if he even does work for vice be probably has enough money to pay his monthly expenses (or maybe he has enough but he can’t live in luxury and have a bunch of extra money) but he was doing this for content or fun

  • Mariichan333  (6 days ago)

    I don’t know why but I thought he seemed more like Patricia from Split.

  • tarji  (9 hours ago)

    Sadly there weren't any m night shyamalan themed party

  • m easybake420  (1 day ago)


  • nick parry  (May 16, 2019)

    Thank you for having a properly sized tank for your fish. Upvote for that.

  • Ben Quick  (1 hour ago)


  • Im Tired  (11 hours ago)

    nick parry upvote? This isn’t fucking reddit.

  • Accessfm  (May 15, 2019)

    More of this vice... This was pretty good and look forward to more of this contributer

  • Rudy Yuan  (May 15, 2019)

    0/10 didn't emasculate himself for the Varys cosplay

  • Baseball Review  (May 18, 2019)

    3bdr apartment for $950 in Brooklyn? He must have like 10 roommates

  • Sues Anna  (6 days ago)

    That’s exactly what I thought. How is this possible????

  • Val Naim  (6 days ago)

    Baseball Review no 3 bdr; in CV including the bathroom and kitchen.... the kitchen that happens to also doubles as a livingroom and bathroom