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

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

  • JA G

    JA G

    8 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

    9 hours ago

    James Charles be hunting on Craigslist now?James Charles be hunting on Craigslist now?

  • donald keyfauver

    donald keyfauver

    9 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

    10 hours ago

    holy shit this was funny

  • Chris Wesney

    Chris Wesney

    10 hours 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

    VeevLoot

    10 hours 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

    AmourYanni

    11 hours 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

    12 hours ago

    WTF??????

  • yanasitta

    yanasitta

    13 hours ago

    Next time, just sell ass. You'll probably have some extra cash

  • HuntTheBox

    HuntTheBox

    13 hours 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

    Neat

    13 hours ago

    Why would someone hire someone else they don't know to write their own biography?

  • hahwow haha

    hahwow haha

    13 hours ago

    This shit is too funny

  • Mariichan333

    Mariichan333

    14 hours ago

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

  • 337 337

    337 337

    14 hours 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

    Xerdoz

    15 hours ago

    I'm so poor, I wouldn't even mind wrangling snakes.

  • Callum Dry

    Callum Dry

    16 hours ago

    Cringing so hard at the game of thrones job hahaha, took balls man

  • TheInfinitequest

    TheInfinitequest

    16 hours ago

    In snake wrangling do you charge by the inch or foot? hahahaha!

  • Hadiya Howard

    Hadiya Howard

    16 hours ago

    I would do this but as a woman, I fear for my safety meeting random people for jobs

  • GIL

    GIL

    17 hours 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

    godstomper

    18 hours ago

    Game of thrones party. Lol. I used to really like GOT but now I cant stand it

  • kokkinikauti chilipipperia

    kokkinikauti chilipipperia

    19 hours ago

    he is so charming

  • EZ EIGHT

    EZ EIGHT

    20 hours ago

    James Charles be hunting on Craigslist now?

  • Nur La grande

    Nur La grande

    21 hour ago

    Him writing about motherhood bruh lmfao

  • Peaceful Islam BD

    Peaceful Islam BD

    21 hour ago

    if you subscribe to my channel, I will subscribe you......

  • DJ Akademiks Supreme Hoodie

    DJ Akademiks Supreme Hoodie

    21 hour ago

    "I have never had my snake wrangled by a guy before" pause😂

  • Jon Archer

    Jon Archer

    22 hours ago

    965 is cheap af

  • tatt oo sticker

    tatt oo sticker

    23 hours 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.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

    23 hours ago

    Being a pornstar not paying good enough?

  • Ronald

    Ronald

    Day ago

    I'm surprised you didn't get kidnapped or killed

  • Sea shadowbanned N.Christopher

    Sea shadowbanned N.Christopher

    Day ago

    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

    Big minecraft nonce 69x69x69

    Day ago

    I swear he’s that person of doctor strange

  • hey

    hey

    Day ago

    Det er søren pape!

  • Jayzibbit cropper

    Jayzibbit cropper

    Day ago

    Snake wrangler. U fucking legend, funny as fuck. Subbed

  • richay1

    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

    Fume

    Day ago

    Taji from the 1 star reviews 😂💀

  • Fume

    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!

  • jonsprivatelife

    jonsprivatelife

    Day ago

    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

    Ariela Maraquin

    Day ago

    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

    Pedro Ramirez

    Day ago

    You should give that dude who shaved your head a One-Star review!

  • Aidan

    Aidan

    Day ago

    4:23 his disappointment was immeasurable, and his day is ruined.

  • AntdezTV

    AntdezTV

    Day ago

    craigslists gig adds are scams to get emails

  • Syresin

    Syresin

    Day ago

    None of those jobs were weird tbh

  • IBradFrazer

    IBradFrazer

    Day 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

    boastfuls

    Day ago

    Kinda sucked. Im sure he used the age old line "im filming a video for USdownloads vice" in order to make this video work

  • Chud Yee

    Chud Yee

    Day 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

    Day ago

    Everytime this video comes up in my recommended I keep thinking he's the girl that trained doctor strange

  • Evanscreek Brahman

    Evanscreek Brahman

    Day ago

    C r i n g e

  • Cano

    Cano

    Day 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

    magnetic productions

    Day ago

    is it a requirement to be a sissy or beta male to work for vice now?

  • Bailey Tenerovich

    Bailey Tenerovich

    Day ago

    You forgot to mention no solicitation jobs... or maybe you didn't 😏

  • Mr. Cool

    Mr. Cool

    Day ago

    Lucky you didn't get invited and turned into the main course of a serial killer.

  • kamen

    kamen

    Day ago

    Dislike this comment if you're freelancing in 2019.

  • Bradley Schafer

    Bradley Schafer

    Day ago

    3 bedroom for $965 in NYC? Don't believe it...

  • boastfuls

    boastfuls

    Day ago

    +Bradley Schafer btw 3k for one bedroom? Are you the monopoly man?! Can I rent your closet for 500 lol

  • boastfuls

    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

    Day ago

    +boastfuls even with 2 roommates the rent is under 2900. I pay 3500 for a one bedroom.

  • boastfuls

    boastfuls

    Day ago

    Smh probably just his portion of the rent. Why would he live alone in a 3 bedroom apartment

  • skeeter 793

    skeeter 793

    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

  • Andrei Daniel

    Andrei Daniel

    Day ago

    I got a gay vibe from this guy...or was it just me...oh...wait...fuck...NO

  • Hawkins 157

    Hawkins 157

    Day ago

    His ad makes him seems like hes gay prostitute

  • Mr. Wednesday

    Mr. Wednesday

    Day ago

    Year later.... Knocks at the door. Taxman: IRS Open up

  • Seb

    Seb

    Day ago

    fiverr + upwork + craigslist will def be enough

  • k z

    k z

    Day ago

    Finally something from vice that isnt painful to watch

  • Caesar Saucy

    Caesar Saucy

    Day ago

    I’m the thumbnail he looks like the chick from doctor strange

  • Ajm Al

    Ajm Al

    Day 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

    Y O J I M B O 用心棒

    Day ago

    $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

    Y O J I M B O 用心棒

    11 hours ago

    AmourYanni Ah, that would explain it. I assumed he was living alone

  • AmourYanni

    AmourYanni

    11 hours 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

    Chris

    Day ago

    lol at the game of thrones impersonator

  • burnsybros

    burnsybros

    Day ago

    Maybe if this retard didnt live in a 3 bedroom apartment lol.

  • Thomas L

    Thomas L

    Day 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

    Day ago

    Hmm, some dude offered you 100 for cleaning his 80dollar grill, riight.-

  • Zero X

    Zero X

    Day ago

    Good vid

  • At Home in the Dome

    At Home in the Dome

    Day ago

    Cringe.

  • tonygreene113

    tonygreene113

    Day ago

    Living the millennial life in sh1thole NYC...

  • Nate Hester

    Nate Hester

    Day ago

    3 bedroom apartment in the city for under 1000!? Nice!

  • Something Dreadful

    Something Dreadful

    Day ago

    Seems like you could probably just make a video for Vice, to pay your rent

  • Gf

    Gf

    Day ago

    first job, he has his 2 budies help out, not exactly earned yourself

  • t100base

    t100base

    Day ago

    white people are weired. game of throne party? smh

  • Chicken Nugget

    Chicken Nugget

    Day ago

    Mexicans:PATHETIC

  • t100base

    t100base

    Day ago

    been there done that. craigslist is over

  • lobsidedballs

    lobsidedballs

    Day ago

    2:23 you are not in your house lol and you make it seem like that is your house

  • Rick Raleigh

    Rick Raleigh

    Day ago

    You would have been fine had you stuck to snake wrangling. xD

  • A Leo

    A Leo

    Day ago

    I cant stop rewinding 551

  • A Leo

    A Leo

    Day ago

    5:51 - I Died

  • Pipebomb

    Pipebomb

    Day 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.

  • Petar Mrkonjić

    Petar Mrkonjić

    2 days ago

    The photos were... horrible...

  • Zack Wilson

    Zack Wilson

    2 days ago

    Vice...just tell your viewers to kiss the ass of Saudi Arabia like you to get paid. Or hell, you got foxnews and trump in your pocket as well, so I assume you just give them an old fashioned reach around as them lips touch that ass.

  • ΞYung GerraffΞ

    ΞYung GerraffΞ

    2 days ago

    Just register on airtasker

  • raajue3

    raajue3

    2 days ago

    3 bedroom apartment? what? only $965? I thought NY is meant to be expensive to live in

  • Ray Jackson

    Ray Jackson

    2 days ago

    He looked like James McAvoy playing Patricia in Split.

  • mosipd

    mosipd

    2 days ago

    I love Vice, they're so woke and that makes me feel good. They give equal time to those who don't have the ability to help themselves.

  • Baseball Review

    Baseball Review

    2 days ago

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

  • Sues Anna

    Sues Anna

    Day ago

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

  • Val Naim

    Val Naim

    Day 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

  • PHELCAN

    PHELCAN

    2 days ago

    965 for rent in NY? I call bs right there lol

  • King

    King

    2 days ago

    First problem, you have a MacBook and an iMac.

  • YouCantSeeMeENT

    YouCantSeeMeENT

    2 days ago

    Wrangled Snakes 🐍 is a honest job 😆

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