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

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VICE's Will Tilghman tries to make his monthly rent of $965 by working weird jobs posted on the gigs section of New York Craigslist. After staging a photoshoot for a restaurant, screening a bad horror movie, trying a new deodorant, writing a bio for a nice mom, handing out newspapers, doing a timely impersonation of Lord Varys from “Game of Thrones”, and more, Will goes deep into the world of Craigslist to see if he can actually pay his rent by doing odd-jobs.
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Jonathan Mordecayov
what about the gig Vice paid him for the video? ill say around 2k$
Rehoboth Farm
Rehoboth Farm 2 hours ago
Why is it that no matter what I watch somehow youtube thinks that cramming something from Vice down my throat is the way to go? I'm just going to stop it at 1 second, down vote it, and watch something else when this happens. I don't even care what it is about.
Kelsey Matthews
Kelsey Matthews 3 hours ago
Chris 5 hours ago
8 wasted bucket of abortion juice minutes of my life gone
Eliza Awan
Eliza Awan 6 hours ago
i’m just gonna keep taking loans and get a damn college degree somehow 😒. Although i want to live in New York it’s too damn expensive without an actual stable and high paying job. FML I wanna get out of my house NOW, my father is driving me crazy im 22 years old and he don’t allow me to do shit. The only thing i was loving was living on campus but obviously that’s too expensive for my father as well. Joining the police force is a crazy job as well. WHAT DO I DO?
Gustavo Gutierrez
Gustavo Gutierrez 7 hours ago
Student debt? Lol
Samantha Brown
Samantha Brown 7 hours ago
the photos were so cheap a photographer on its own is like 100/hr for no models
Sully's Speed Shop
Sully's Speed Shop 8 hours ago
What about FB marketplace. CL is dead
Fun Factory
Fun Factory 10 hours ago
Imagine tricking your boss to pay you for applying to other jobs
JA G 19 hours ago
but you didn’t pay tax on that earned or did you? In reality you would need 25% above that amount in a taxed capitalist society...but, in a socialist tax society - you would need 60% above that amount.
hen ko
hen ko 20 hours ago
James Charles be hunting on Craigslist now?James Charles be hunting on Craigslist now?
donald keyfauver
donald keyfauver 20 hours ago
Great job bro! 605 dollars in two weeks? You can rent a mansion in Alabama. But in all honesty I applaud you
Nearly Homeless
Nearly Homeless 20 hours ago
holy shit this was funny
Chris Wesney
Chris Wesney 21 hour ago
It sounds like you don't have an actual full time career if you have the kind of time to do these odd jobs. Maybe that is why you struggle to pay bills and save money.
VeevLoot 21 hour ago
This is such a good example of gig economy. Many people live this life daily and now just as a video.. Thank you for shedding light on this subject!
AmourYanni 21 hour ago
His rent is so low bc he lives in a 3 bedroom apartment so he’s only paying his portion‼️
Felix Bracero
Felix Bracero 22 hours ago
yanasitta Day ago
Next time, just sell ass. You'll probably have some extra cash
HuntTheBox Day ago
Your fault for taking out a huge student loan to make 50000/year and live in one of the most expensive cities in the US... Don't expect people that have better jobs than you to pay for your shit, you raise taxes all that's gonna happen is the more replaceable people (you) lose their jobs
Neat Day ago
Why would someone hire someone else they don't know to write their own biography?
hahwow haha
hahwow haha Day ago
This shit is too funny
Mariichan333 Day ago
I don’t know why but I thought he seemed more like Patricia from Split.
337 337
337 337 Day ago
You have to be in the right area, as a lot of places "Gigs" are only decent money for women, but someday men will be equal and will get equal opportunities!
Xerdoz Day ago
I'm so poor, I wouldn't even mind wrangling snakes.
Callum Dry
Callum Dry Day ago
Cringing so hard at the game of thrones job hahaha, took balls man
In snake wrangling do you charge by the inch or foot? hahahaha!
Hadiya Howard
I would do this but as a woman, I fear for my safety meeting random people for jobs
GIL Day ago
Yeah, there are a variety of odd jobs in big cities. CL in my area has 0 jobs that doesn't require an 1- 1 1/2 hr commute or a truck.
godstomper Day ago
Game of thrones party. Lol. I used to really like GOT but now I cant stand it
kokkinikauti chilipipperia
he is so charming
EZ EIGHT Day ago
James Charles be hunting on Craigslist now?
Nur La grande
Him writing about motherhood bruh lmfao
Peaceful Islam BD
if you subscribe to my channel, I will subscribe you......
DJ Akademiks Supreme Hoodie
"I have never had my snake wrangled by a guy before" pause😂
Jon Archer
Jon Archer Day ago
965 is cheap af
tatt oo sticker
I have to be honest, I don't believe this video in 100% genuine. There is no way the jobs on Craigslist in New York are this normal.I have to be honest, I don't believe this video in 100% genuine. There is no way the jobs on Craigslist in New York are this normal.
Ted S
Ted S Day ago
Being a pornstar not paying good enough?
Ronald Day ago
I'm surprised you didn't get kidnapped or killed
Sea shadowbanned N.Christopher
SOMETHING ON THIS PSEUDO INTELLECTUAL/PSEUDO COOL/SOCIALIST PROPAGANDA OUTLET THATS ONLY KINDA FILLED WITH LIBERAL/PRO-U.N.AGENDA CRINGY SOCIAL BLIPS.... I even had to look up “Game of throwing”.... Didn’t find much... Just thank GOD for President Trump... (Attn. Illegal foreign nationals/enemy combatants/economic warfare complicit leftists .....The Implementing of The Insurrection act is close at hand! ..RAD!!…😉😎🇺🇸🐥)
Big minecraft nonce 69x69x69
I swear he’s that person of doctor strange
hey Day ago
Det er søren pape!
Jayzibbit cropper
Snake wrangler. U fucking legend, funny as fuck. Subbed
richay1 Day ago
You didn’t earn the $100 at the start you earned 33, js
Robin Hihi
Robin Hihi Day ago
Why does he look a little like Justin Timberlake
Fume Day ago
Taji from the 1 star reviews 😂💀
Fume Day ago
$965.00 for a 3 bedroom in New York ?!
panggop jio
panggop jio Day ago
Dude you should have had you as the GOT dude for the embarrassing part at the end because that stupid shit you did I'd way more embarrassing than doing hard work
Aldo L
Aldo L Day ago
Nothing like a good old-fashioned, albeit sometimes boring, 9 to 5, eh? 🙃
Manny Bee
Manny Bee Day ago
Fuck the world for some buffalo wings right now!
loooooooooool @ $965 Come to Toronto, we have great street corners that you might be able to get a luxury carboard box for that much
Ariela Maraquin
Moby has really declined, vice ??? Now clearly soliciting prostitution, then acting coy when they police email??? Moby don't listen to m&m......I listen to techno and we miss you.
Pedro Ramirez
You should give that dude who shaved your head a One-Star review!
Aidan Day ago
4:23 his disappointment was immeasurable, and his day is ruined.
AntdezTV 2 days ago
craigslists gig adds are scams to get emails
Syresin 2 days ago
None of those jobs were weird tbh
IBradFrazer 2 days ago
I have to be honest, I don't believe this video in 100% genuine. There is no way the jobs on Craigslist in New York are this normal.
boastfuls 2 days ago
Kinda sucked. Im sure he used the age old line "im filming a video for USvids vice" in order to make this video work
Chud Yee
Chud Yee 2 days ago
this guy is an amateur. Craig has always been a good friend to me, even when I want my snake wrangled.
Hol up
Hol up 2 days ago
Everytime this video comes up in my recommended I keep thinking he's the girl that trained doctor strange
Evanscreek Brahman
C r i n g e
Cano 2 days ago
dude people pay you for the coolest things. in germany it wouldnt be the case. a dude hiring you to play a role and someone else to clean his grill? damn so cool
magnetic productions
is it a requirement to be a sissy or beta male to work for vice now?
Bailey Tenerovich
You forgot to mention no solicitation jobs... or maybe you didn't 😏
Mr. Cool
Mr. Cool 2 days ago
Lucky you didn't get invited and turned into the main course of a serial killer.
kamen 2 days ago
Dislike this comment if you're freelancing in 2019.
Bradley Schafer
Bradley Schafer 2 days ago
3 bedroom for $965 in NYC? Don't believe it...
boastfuls Day ago
+Bradley Schafer btw 3k for one bedroom? Are you the monopoly man?! Can I rent your closet for 500 lol
boastfuls Day ago
+Bradley Schafer 2900 round to 3k for a 3 bedroom is vastly more believable than one guy renting a 1000 dollar three bedroom apartment. Its not rocket science
Bradley Schafer
Bradley Schafer 2 days ago
+boastfuls even with 2 roommates the rent is under 2900. I pay 3500 for a one bedroom.
boastfuls 2 days ago
Smh probably just his portion of the rent. Why would he live alone in a 3 bedroom apartment
skeeter 793
skeeter 793 2 days ago
Dude you should have had you as the GOT dude for the embarrassing part at the end because that stupid shit you did I'd way more embarrassing than doing hard work
Andrei Daniel
Andrei Daniel 2 days ago
I got a gay vibe from this guy...or was it just me...oh...wait...fuck...NO
Hawkins 157
Hawkins 157 2 days ago
His ad makes him seems like hes gay prostitute
Mr. Wednesday
Mr. Wednesday 2 days ago
Year later.... Knocks at the door. Taxman: IRS Open up
Seb 2 days ago
fiverr + upwork + craigslist will def be enough
k z
k z 2 days ago
Finally something from vice that isnt painful to watch
Caesar Saucy
Caesar Saucy 2 days ago
I’m the thumbnail he looks like the chick from doctor strange
Ajm Al
Ajm Al 2 days ago
The crazy thing is I do this in real life I work a job for 1 or 2 weeks and move on to the next. I support my drug habit and my rent
Y O J I M B O 用心棒
$965 for rent in NYC? How do you not live in a literal janitors closet
Y O J I M B O 用心棒
AmourYanni Ah, that would explain it. I assumed he was living alone
AmourYanni 21 hour ago
Y O J I M B O 用心棒 he’s in a 3 bedroom apartment so he’s paying his portion
Chris 2 days ago
lol at the game of thrones impersonator
burnsybros 2 days ago
Maybe if this retard didnt live in a 3 bedroom apartment lol.
Thomas L
Thomas L 2 days ago
I’m living in a 1.2 million dollar house aka £1million I don’t own they house and I only have to pay £600-$800 a month why is America so expensive
Jarkko Louhe
Jarkko Louhe 2 days ago
Hmm, some dude offered you 100 for cleaning his 80dollar grill, riight.-
dan romanov
dan romanov 7 hours ago
He needed his chicken choked
look! i'm holding a cigar
He also needed his snake cleaned
Zero X
Zero X 2 days ago
Good vid
At Home in the Dome
tonygreene113 2 days ago
Living the millennial life in sh1thole NYC...
Nate Hester
Nate Hester 2 days ago
3 bedroom apartment in the city for under 1000!? Nice!
Something Dreadful
Seems like you could probably just make a video for Vice, to pay your rent
Gf 2 days ago
first job, he has his 2 budies help out, not exactly earned yourself
t100base 2 days ago
white people are weired. game of throne party? smh
Chicken Nugget
Chicken Nugget 2 days ago
t100base 2 days ago
been there done that. craigslist is over
lobsidedballs 2 days ago
2:23 you are not in your house lol and you make it seem like that is your house
Rick Raleigh
Rick Raleigh 2 days ago
You would have been fine had you stuck to snake wrangling. xD
A Leo
A Leo 2 days ago
I cant stop rewinding 551
A Leo
A Leo 2 days ago
5:51 - I Died
Pipebomb 2 days ago
You have a 3 bedroom apartment in Brooklyn for 965$ a month you should be playing the fucking lottery dawg, you have no idea how lucky your ass is.
Art Vandelay
Art Vandelay 2 days ago
If you have ANY debt, then saving is not possible. Pay that motherfucker off ASAP.
Londell Morris
Londell Morris 2 days ago
Shit 965 a month would be a steal in Cali 😅😢
joshua halt
joshua halt 2 days ago
Didn't quite hit the target, but still saved himself two thirds of his rent by simply doing odd-jobs on the side. Also for someone with no acting experience, he played a damn good Lord Varys. xD
Felix Ruber
Felix Ruber 2 days ago
More comfortably-removed adventures for the comfortably-removed, starring a comfortably-removed white boy/girl? Great. Go, VICE! "Cos everybody hates a tourist, especially one who thinks it's all such a laugh."
Casual Rebel
Casual Rebel 2 days ago
Looks like the Ancient One, sounds like Mr Robot
Robbie Ezcurra
Robbie Ezcurra 2 days ago
You do realize, any job you do is weird... because you look weird. Not an insult.
RUFLUS 2 days ago
The photos were... horrible...
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