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

  • Published: 14 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 • 3 903

  • Janet Nash
    Janet Nash  Vor Tag

    take a train to central VT, I will pay you to shovel chicken poop

    • Khankhisto
      Khankhisto  Vor Tag

      $965 for a 3 bedroom apartment in Brooklyn? Bullshit

      • OnePunch Man
        OnePunch Man  Vor 4 Tage


        • Hella Sleep
          Hella Sleep  Vor 6 Tage

          Rent is only $300 here in N.C

          • oliverrando
            oliverrando  Vor 7 Tage

            I dont know but like craiglist is kinda weird

            • Baldoxxx4000
              Baldoxxx4000  Vor 7 Tage

              Are the snake poisonous or not?

              • PaniacThrilla
                PaniacThrilla  Vor 8 Tage

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

                • RK Audio
                  RK Audio  Vor 15 Tage

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

                  • Tai Tasso
                    Tai Tasso  Vor 16 Tage

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

                    • Bigg Phillips
                      Bigg Phillips  Vor 16 Tage

                      Is his name Leo or Lioness

                      • Good luck everyone
                        Good luck everyone  Vor 16 Tage

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

                        • Donovan Gilmore Jr
                          Donovan Gilmore Jr  Vor 16 Tage

                          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

                          • god
                            god  Vor 15 Tage

                            ill pay a sexy escort like lana rhoades for a bondage session. $100/hour

                            • Calen Said
                              Calen Said  Vor 16 Tage

                              965 rent? Nyc???

                              • William Wyn
                                William Wyn  Vor 17 Tage

                                Gig or job ? Div

                                • SEBASTIAN HUERTA
                                  SEBASTIAN HUERTA  Vor 21 Tag

                                  Since when did vice become buzzfeed🤔🤔🤔

                                  • ZZQ ARK
                                    ZZQ ARK  Vor 22 Tage


                                    • Lazlo
                                      Lazlo  Vor 23 Tage

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

                                      • Scharton Adams
                                        Scharton Adams  Vor 26 Tage

                                        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([email protected])for more info if interested. Serious Inquires only!!!!!

                                        • TATA 7 PALMAS
                                          TATA 7 PALMAS  Vor 27 Tage

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

                                          • Low budget productions
                                            Low budget productions  Vor 28 Tage

                                            *change shit to poop*

                                            • Turner Wright
                                              Turner Wright  Vor Monat

                                              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  Vor Monat

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

                                                • Pss pjain
                                                  Pss pjain  Vor Monat

                                                  That site is so dodgy

                                                  • Silently Sceptical
                                                    Silently Sceptical  Vor Monat

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

                                                    • K-M: Ehrenworth all rights reserved.

                                                      Wd40 on the grill

                                                      • Trap Advisor
                                                        Trap Advisor  Vor Monat

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

                                                        • Yolo Swaggins
                                                          Yolo Swaggins  Vor Monat

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

                                                          • NINO BROWN
                                                            NINO BROWN  Vor Monat

                                                            Can't do this in la 😂

                                                            • ali taghavi
                                                              ali taghavi  Vor Monat

                                                              Snakes have poison shit af, run

                                                              • Alex
                                                                Alex  Vor Monat

                                                                $965? For 3b in NY?

                                                                • pwog arnex
                                                                  pwog arnex  Vor Monat

                                                                  1:09 pm 195👽👾

                                                                  • MintyFresh
                                                                    MintyFresh  Vor Monat

                                                                    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  Vor Monat

                                                                      Greatest crossover event in the history of youtube ft Taji

                                                                      • Take D'Shineov
                                                                        Take D'Shineov  Vor Monat

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

                                                                        • Nakeem Morgan
                                                                          Nakeem Morgan  Vor Monat

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

                                                                          • juul jesus
                                                                            juul jesus  Vor Monat

                                                                            AW THE DUDE WITH THE GRILL LMAO

                                                                            • j baylow
                                                                              j baylow  Vor Monat

                                                                              busted clickbate vlog

                                                                              • MTEEZE
                                                                                MTEEZE  Vor Monat

                                                                                $965.......that’s a steal. Geez.

                                                                                • Matt Vega
                                                                                  Matt Vega  Vor Monat

                                                                                  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

                                                                                  • Strength Training For U

                                                                                    3 bdroom apartment in Brooklyn for $965?! What the fuck how?!

                                                                                    • Skully Smalls
                                                                                      Skully Smalls  Vor Monat

                                                                                      when did vice turn into yes theory?

                                                                                      • G37vsWorld
                                                                                        G37vsWorld  Vor Monat

                                                                                        $965 3 bdr? I’m moving there

                                                                                        • TheAlbaner990
                                                                                          TheAlbaner990  Vor Monat

                                                                                          Whats the Cop mom from supernatural doing here???

                                                                                          • a l
                                                                                            a l  Vor Monat


                                                                                            • sarahelaine8
                                                                                              sarahelaine8  Vor Monat

                                                                                              Should have tried on task rabbit instead of killer craigslist, first mistake!

                                                                                              • Ron Jones
                                                                                                Ron Jones  Vor Monat

                                                                                                I feel like he could have just sent her the biography rather than a FaceTime presentation

                                                                                                • Damian Lewd
                                                                                                  Damian Lewd  Vor Monat

                                                                                                  OMG HES GORGEOUS!

                                                                                                  • Dodgers 818
                                                                                                    Dodgers 818  Vor Monat

                                                                                                    Butt darts 🎯 would’ve saved you in no time flat!

                                                                                                    • MoneyBags McRich
                                                                                                      MoneyBags McRich  Vor Monat

                                                                                                      Wasn't that game of thrones guy the host of one star reviews?

                                                                                                      • Nick Hewitt
                                                                                                        Nick Hewitt  Vor Monat

                                                                                                        Why not just get a real job?

                                                                                                        • RiboflaviN
                                                                                                          RiboflaviN  Vor Monat

                                                                                                          You should've wranlged some snakes and it will be easy money from there

                                                                                                          • Don Dooley
                                                                                                            Don Dooley  Vor Monat

                                                                                                            Cregs List

                                                                                                            • Brian Zirrakyan
                                                                                                              Brian Zirrakyan  Vor Monat

                                                                                                              The thing you cleaned the grill with those tiny metal things can go on the grill eventually on the food if digested you’re pretty much fucked

                                                                                                              • pukeylukey199
                                                                                                                pukeylukey199  Vor Monat

                                                                                                                Other part of the video must be on the hub.

                                                                                                                • Christian Riopel
                                                                                                                  Christian Riopel  Vor Monat

                                                                                                                  Just sell that expensive furniture and you'll be fine

                                                                                                                  • Super Clawsy
                                                                                                                    Super Clawsy  Vor Monat

                                                                                                                    $965 for a three bedroom in Brooklyn? Its $980 for a one bedroom in Nashville

                                                                                                                    • EnterNameHere
                                                                                                                      EnterNameHere  Vor Monat

                                                                                                                      Bottom Line: He didnt make enough. There. Saved you 8 minutes.

                                                                                                                      • Retr0 ghostx
                                                                                                                        Retr0 ghostx  Vor Monat

                                                                                                                        This guy is agent 47

                                                                                                                        • JWLS - JARBS
                                                                                                                          JWLS - JARBS  Vor Monat

                                                                                                                          Game of thrones one was definitely awkward lol

                                                                                                                          • ryangames9000
                                                                                                                            ryangames9000  Vor Monat


                                                                                                                            • enekervis
                                                                                                                              enekervis  Vor Monat

                                                                                                                              OK WHERE in New York is rent that cheap?

                                                                                                                              • Flashy Paws
                                                                                                                                Flashy Paws  Vor 2 Monate

                                                                                                                                i would not hire you to mow my lawn. does that help somehow?

                                                                                                                                • Sunny Kay
                                                                                                                                  Sunny Kay  Vor 2 Monate

                                                                                                                                  In the thumbnail he looked like that monk lady from Dr Strange. Anyone else agree?

                                                                                                                                  • rodger so
                                                                                                                                    rodger so  Vor 2 Monate

                                                                                                                                    funny how he can make 100$ so ez in a day and ppl in third world countries work much harder for the whole month just to make the same amount.not that i care for them but facinating so wierd..too wierd

                                                                                                                                    • rodger so
                                                                                                                                      rodger so  Vor Monat

                                                                                                                                      Niels Heesbeen wdym?

                                                                                                                                      • Niels Heesbeen
                                                                                                                                        Niels Heesbeen  Vor Monat

                                                                                                                                        I hope you are being sarcastic

                                                                                                                                        • Dovado
                                                                                                                                          Dovado  Vor 2 Monate

                                                                                                                                          a boring dystopia

                                                                                                                                          • CustumGuard
                                                                                                                                            CustumGuard  Vor 2 Monate

                                                                                                                                            THIS IS THIS TURTLE GUY WHO MAKES THE WORST JEP REVIEW VIDEOS THIS DUDE SUCKS

                                                                                                                                            • Noneofyour Business
                                                                                                                                              Noneofyour Business  Vor 2 Monate

                                                                                                                                              100$ to clean a fucking bbq? That cant alone killed this video’s credibility

                                                                                                                                              • Cytie
                                                                                                                                                Cytie  Vor 2 Monate

                                                                                                                                                Should've taken the snake wrangling job, woulda made enough to pay the rent for sure

                                                                                                                                                • Lebohang Lechela
                                                                                                                                                  Lebohang Lechela  Vor 2 Monate

                                                                                                                                                  wow your rent is expensive. God dammit!

                                                                                                                                                  • TRM H
                                                                                                                                                    TRM H  Vor 2 Monate

                                                                                                                                                    You do this for a bit people out there doing this for a lifetime no oyher choice

                                                                                                                                                    • Pembis
                                                                                                                                                      Pembis  Vor 2 Monate

                                                                                                                                                      Did he just say he has a 3 bedroom apartment in Brooklyn for $965? bullshit

                                                                                                                                                      • IrvGotti
                                                                                                                                                        IrvGotti  Vor 2 Monate

                                                                                                                                                        The con is trying to find rent for 965 a month

                                                                                                                                                        • Eric Adrien
                                                                                                                                                          Eric Adrien  Vor 2 Monate

                                                                                                                                                          ngl I thought he meant something else by snake wrangling

                                                                                                                                                          • PressPause 2Play
                                                                                                                                                            PressPause 2Play  Vor 2 Monate

                                                                                                                                                            How is his rent only $1000 for a three BR in NYC is the real question.

                                                                                                                                                            • Peter Northrup
                                                                                                                                                              Peter Northrup  Vor 2 Monate

                                                                                                                                                              I pick up a few jobs here and there on graigs list. It pays.