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

  • Published on: 13 May 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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  • OnePunch Man
    OnePunch Man   2 hours ago


  • oliverrando
    oliverrando   3 days ago

    I dont know but like craiglist is kinda weird

  • PaniacThrilla
    PaniacThrilla   3 days ago

    Didn't even cut his balls off for the Varys gig. Is this guy even trying?

  • RK Audio
    RK Audio   1 weeks ago

    "Yea, it's not that bad" as a big drop of blood rolls down the back of his head

  • Tai Tasso
    Tai Tasso   1 weeks ago

    I thought you were dressed up as the villain from Split and Glass

  • Good luck everyone
    Good luck everyone   1 weeks ago

    You never make money by working, that's why hustling is everywhere

  • Donovan Gilmore Jr
    Donovan Gilmore Jr   1 weeks ago

    How did you actually find jobs when everything on Craigslist for NYC seems like a scam or just very wealthy people looking for a sex slave? Just How Should of waited to end but 7 out of 300 sounds about right lol good video

    ZZQ ARK   2 weeks ago


  • Lazlo
    Lazlo   2 weeks ago

    Photo shoot bring models 100 bucks? So do you have to split the 100 bucks???

  • Scharton Adams
    Scharton Adams   3 weeks ago

    My company hiring for a seasonal full/part time DATA ENTRY POST...Must have an internet connection and Smartphone *Great for stay at home job *Those looking for a stay at home job *No startup cost *Great supplemental income to work around other jobs *Flexible hours and No experience needed *Data Entry clerk Needed *Temporary and Permanent Positions Available. *No Experience Needed! *We Train! *Bonuses! *Paid Weekly via Direct Deposit *Full Benefits *5 Days work week CONTACT( more info if interested. Serious Inquires only!!!!!

    TATA 7 PALMAS   3 weeks ago

    How about getting a REAL JOB and make a reliable source of income and not scrapping for small change?

  • Turner Wright
    Turner Wright   4 weeks ago

    Back in 2005-2006 when Craigslist was just starting to spread to other cities, I picked up gigs left and right - people were highballing you more than anything, because not too many workers knew about the site and there was a high demand for all kinds of labor. I - quite naively - thought this would keep up for at least a few years. I still use the site these days, but no one can rely on it in the way you're describing here, especially in dense cities like NYC, LA, SF... if it's a general labor gig, you probably have under 10-20 minutes to respond before the job is taken, and even then, you're completing against dozens of people. Advertising your general services like you did is a complete waste of time when employers know they'll get hundreds of replies from desperate people. The number of people I've seen offering less than minimum wage for skilled labor is disgusting.

  • wickermanout
    wickermanout   1 months ago

    what the fuck, 900 dollars for a 3 bedroom??? you pay 1200 pounds for a single bedroom in london

  • Silently Sceptical
    Silently Sceptical   1 months ago

    That grill was not as clean as hoped for. At least he only had to pay $25 for the next guy.

  • Trap Advisor
    Trap Advisor   1 months ago

    The Lord Varys impression sounded like Dr. Evil taking the piss out of Scott

  • Yolo Swaggins
    Yolo Swaggins   1 months ago

    He fucked up the grill cleaning job and his Varys was pretty bad too.😅

  • Alex
    Alex   1 months ago

    $965? For 3b in NY?

  • MintyFresh
    MintyFresh   1 months ago

    Yea the dude asking you to wrangle snakes didn't sound sexual, he probably only had his snakes wrangled by women so he was just being truthful

  • AseemSheikhVlogs
    AseemSheikhVlogs   1 months ago

    Greatest crossover event in the history of youtube ft Taji

  • Take D'Shineov
    Take D'Shineov   1 months ago

    Only the one reply smart assed 'snake wrangling' reply? You live in a very polite part of town!

  • Nakeem Morgan
    Nakeem Morgan   1 months ago

    wait u pay 965 for a 3 bedroom in brooklyn somethings not right

  • juul jesus
    juul jesus   1 months ago


    MTEEZE   1 months ago

    $965.......that’s a steal. Geez.

  • Matt Vega
    Matt Vega   1 months ago

    Bruh I like legits just want some some nuggets but im out hear watching this video because im going to get the same job to pay my babbygirl for the air pods w/ wires she bot me for my b-day so 100 likes plz and add me on fortnite twitch_yosimite!!! #lol#Victoryroyal#deznuts#minecraft