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

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  • 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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COMMENTS: 40

  • austin teng
    austin teng   8 minuts ago

    I thought this video was supposed to be about the ancient one

  • ETea
    ETea   49 minuts ago

    That resume was absolutely horrible.

  • Jay Casse
    Jay Casse   1 hours ago

    Doing a gig dressing up like a bald guy from GoT: $150.Getting your head shaved by a guy named Taji: priceless.

  • jasmine
    jasmine   3 hours ago

    I made $3500 for participating in an optometrist study that lasted a year and $200 just for signing up to volunteer and taking a short vision test

  • Squirtle Squad
    Squirtle Squad   4 hours ago

    Looks like the Ancient Baddass Bald Lady (Tilda Swinton) from Doctor Strange

  • panggop jio
    panggop jio   4 hours ago

    You might have made enough money if you accepted some of the snake wrangling jobs.

  • Shannon Joker
    Shannon Joker   4 hours ago

    FYI in the future I have a friend of mine is that the most talented but he picks up day jobs we're either he goes and runs U-Haul and moves a piece of furniture a hundred miles or 50 miles or three four hundred bucks he also works as a labor for painting or just demo 150 bucks a day that kind of thing

  • Shannon Joker
    Shannon Joker   4 hours ago

    At 1.50 why with three adults degree for $100 for their photos to be used in public that's like at least a $1,500 per person job so you're at fault you would have made your rent already

  • 27 PayBack
    27 PayBack   7 hours ago

    We find it a lot easier just to put on a black ski mask

  • Keyla King
    Keyla King   8 hours ago

    move the fuck out of new york city if yu not from here . ya raising my fuckin rent dickheads

  • mishyprizes
    mishyprizes   8 hours ago

    "Snake wrangling" very poor choice of words for craigslist 😥

  • Drunkscottsman
    Drunkscottsman   9 hours ago

    That dude with the grill lying through his teeth

  • Beat by Bay
    Beat by Bay   10 hours ago

    $965 for a three bedroom is good af tho

  • hugo fernandes
    hugo fernandes   10 hours ago

    3 months in his house will pay 3 years of college in Portugal (6 months will basically pay me my the full ride) America really scares me

  • Jungle Life
    Jungle Life   10 hours ago

    The Thumbnail looks like the girl from New York City in Avengers Endgame when Hulk has to get the Time stone 😂? Anyone? No? Just me ?

  • Ariel Nunez
    Ariel Nunez   12 hours ago

    Lol anyone else thinking how they can get these, "weird" jobs? I need a job! Help!

  • Crispy Cheerios
    Crispy Cheerios   12 hours ago

    The thumbnail made me think you were the ancient one from doctor strange traveling to the GOT universe

  • tarji
    tarji   13 hours ago

    Boi nothing you did was weird, bizzare, and straight up embarrassing.

  • Manuel Giron
    Manuel Giron   13 hours ago

    Any one else thought he was the Ancient One from Avengers off the thumbnail????

  • Chelsea Martin
    Chelsea Martin   13 hours ago

    Excuse me. Your rent is $965 in New York! I live in Georgia. In the suburbs. Not the city. And my rent is $1000 a month. I live in the cheapest apartment complex anywhere near me.

  • Insculption
    Insculption   15 hours ago

    Vice: hey we can't pay you enough this month, but we could make a cool video about you trying to get enough money to live!

  • Woo Woo
    Woo Woo   15 hours ago

    The sound of him cleaning the grill 🥴🥴🥴

  • Nasexsav Kifs
    Nasexsav Kifs   17 hours ago

    You might have made enough money if you accepted some of the snake wrangling jobs.

  • Luna Fickel
    Luna Fickel   18 hours ago

    Shit man that’s a pretty dope GoT party

  • Vyse Arcadia
    Vyse Arcadia   22 hours ago

    Just do what most people do: Stay away from craigslist.

  • LillacStudios
    LillacStudios   22 hours ago

    Whenever people respond to people who are in poverty with things like "do some side hustle" I am going to link this video. Expecting people who are probably already working more than one job to have time for a side hustle, especially for people who have kids to spend tons of time chasing down odd jobs is just insane.

  • Karl Snow
    Karl Snow   1 days ago

    Was that GoT or Jame McAvoy's Patricia from Split?

  • Mariah Nelson
    Mariah Nelson   1 days ago

    Dallas Texas Craig’s list is lame! All I get is creepy massage guys and phone repair ads. I wanna do fun gigs!!!

  • Crio
    Crio   1 days ago

    Will Tilghman can kiss me forever

  • Shannon O'Connor
    Shannon O'Connor   1 days ago

    this woulda been much quicker for a female, given that female is comfortable making some porn

  • CodeKujo
    CodeKujo   1 days ago

    You didn't pay your friends for the restaurant shoot?!

  • Ava
    Ava   1 days ago

    This single father really out here providing for his aquatic son

  • Jure Peklar
    Jure Peklar   1 days ago

    I've always wondered what would Macaulay Caulkin do after Home Alone

  • Rebecca Craft
    Rebecca Craft   2 days ago

    I don’t live anywhere with enough odd jobs like this 😂