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

  • Published on May 13, 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 • 3 907

    JWLS - JARBS 4 hours ago

    Game of thrones one was definitely awkward lol

  • ryangames9000
    ryangames9000 Day ago


  • enekervis
    enekervis Day ago

    OK WHERE in New York is rent that cheap?

  • Flashy Paws
    Flashy Paws Day ago

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

  • Sunny Kay
    Sunny Kay Day ago

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

  • rodger so
    rodger so 2 days ago +1

    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

  • Dovado
    Dovado 2 days ago

    a boring dystopia

  • CustumGuard
    CustumGuard 2 days ago


  • Noneofyour Business
    Noneofyour Business 3 days ago

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

  • Cytie
    Cytie 3 days ago +2

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

  • Lebohang Lechela
    Lebohang Lechela 4 days ago

    wow your rent is expensive. God dammit!

  • TRM H
    TRM H 4 days ago

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

  • Pembis
    Pembis 4 days ago +1

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

  • IrvGotti
    IrvGotti 4 days ago

    The con is trying to find rent for 965 a month

  • Eric Adrien
    Eric Adrien 4 days ago

    ngl I thought he meant something else by snake wrangling

  • PressPause 2Play
    PressPause 2Play 4 days ago +2

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

  • Peter Northrup
    Peter Northrup 5 days ago

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

  • Juff rey
    Juff rey 5 days ago

    Fuck. Next job idea then

  • Gabe Welvaert
    Gabe Welvaert 5 days ago

    yea this is completely skewed. you’re going to get accepted for gigs instantly if they know that you’re coming with vice. they’re getting free publicity for their business. the first restaurant may as well have just been an advertisement.

  • Jackson James
    Jackson James 5 days ago

    You look like hitman

  • Guinness
    Guinness 5 days ago +4

    Dude, fish aren't solitary animals. You should buy Jeff a friend, and quick.

  • nomad18074
    nomad18074 5 days ago

    Does Vice not pay you enough

  • Photoshop By Alfredo
    Photoshop By Alfredo 6 days ago +2

    Damn, you a good actor. Much luck to you

  • Maximiliano Madrigal
    Maximiliano Madrigal 6 days ago +2

    This seems like something that belongs on buzzfeed

    LISANDRO TORRAS 6 days ago

    That’s my subway station 4:49

  • Luca D
    Luca D 6 days ago

    Just give him a raise??

  • Jesus Farrow
    Jesus Farrow 6 days ago

    Dude i live in oakland ca and rent is between $1,700 and $2,500 for a studio or a really small 1 bedroom

  • Global Ad Posting
    Global Ad Posting 8 days ago

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  • Alex Duke
    Alex Duke 8 days ago +1

    This fucking guy looks like a snake Wrangler

  • Brett Coons
    Brett Coons 9 days ago

    You know it's bad when the Ancient One is out here struggling.

  • Al gansk
    Al gansk 11 days ago

    Note to self, " Go back to snake wrangling"

  • Agatha jay
    Agatha jay 11 days ago

    That snake wrangling could have gone really wrong-
    Oh. It did.

  • M
    M 12 days ago

    Yo who else thought they saw the bald master from Dr Strange in the thumbnail lmao

  • Lg Steelo
    Lg Steelo 12 days ago

    What could also help is not buy an expensive ass Apple laptop🤔

  • V Medina
    V Medina 12 days ago

    I knew the whole, “ I’ll do anything” and “snake wrangling” would not end well. 😂

  • mmsibi
    mmsibi 12 days ago


  • Ride4Dime
    Ride4Dime 13 days ago

    Ok uh... I'm also from nyc and would love to know how the hell you pay 965 for a 3 room in BK..😂

  • GraysonKade
    GraysonKade 13 days ago

    965 bucks for an apartment in brooklyn? You have nothinggggg to complain about homie. Haha. If you have trouble making less than $1000 bucks a month... you need to seriously evaluate your life as a whole...

  • Elijah Thiam
    Elijah Thiam 14 days ago

    3 bedroom for only 965?! Where do you live tf???

  • haleem aslam
    haleem aslam 14 days ago

    Great. Let me just pause my 8-6 job to go out do some gigs to make $965.

  • beastumfan
    beastumfan 15 days ago

    Do it again! lol

  • King Zelos
    King Zelos 15 days ago

    Cleaning a grill for 100$ SIGN ME THE FUCK UP.

  • The Q Man
    The Q Man 15 days ago

    This is like a cool hobby plus you get money off it! This would be something cool if you’re a people person

  • sunshinefairy
    sunshinefairy 16 days ago

    Dam this guy looks like the brother in get out

  • BeardedBüchsenmacher
    BeardedBüchsenmacher 17 days ago +2

    I thought he seemed like a bit of a snake wrangler alright. jesus christ man haha

  • AppleBottemGs
    AppleBottemGs 17 days ago

    Hey $600 is $600 more in your pocket, good luck

  • tam phan
    tam phan 17 days ago

    3 bedroom, rent the 2 other rooms

  • Nick Martinelli
    Nick Martinelli 18 days ago

    You look like tilda swinton in Dr. Strange lol.

  • lonely
    lonely 18 days ago +1

    This shit geeks😂😂

  • Mint Gaming
    Mint Gaming 18 days ago

    Where the fuck is rent that cheap???

  • FireProElite
    FireProElite 18 days ago

    Ancient one lookin ass thumbnail

  • Batt Culkin Brenoalways

    YOU TRIED!!!

  • Caguama Time
    Caguama Time 18 days ago

    You should do a video on why you pay female workers less

  • Skrufmeister02
    Skrufmeister02 18 days ago

    Dammit vice, you need to pay your workers more!

  • Friendo x
    Friendo x 18 days ago

    All he had to say was "free paper".

  • Wilt Chamberlain
    Wilt Chamberlain 18 days ago

    Three bedroom for 965? That’s not bad

  • Zachary Manuel
    Zachary Manuel 19 days ago

    This is so fake fuck the leftists trump hating left news .

  • K.D. Rolls
    K.D. Rolls 19 days ago

    $135 for trying deodorant. Wft

  • The Ombudsman
    The Ombudsman 19 days ago

    3 bedroom appartment in brooklyn? Only 965!???

  • Jake Lynch
    Jake Lynch 19 days ago

    imn fucking telepathic or just commen sence oriented forsurehahahaha

  • Jake Lynch
    Jake Lynch 19 days ago

    omg I was right!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Jake Lynch
    Jake Lynch 19 days ago

    open for anything snake rangling seems like a innuendo for gay work but im high hahahaha deff could

  • williss11
    williss11 19 days ago

    Your already amazing. This would only work in New York or LA. You had the intelligence and social skills enough to be able to a great job on all of them. Honestly I’m jealous.... It also reminds me of the old days when People would start their small businesses this way, by doing small jobs for people in the community.

  • iM HaZY
    iM HaZY 19 days ago +2

    Damn the ancient one has hit hard times eh??

  • Biu Kelvin
    Biu Kelvin 20 days ago +1


  • Ivo Poblete
    Ivo Poblete 20 days ago

    Or ask Vice for a raise.
    I mean, after making this video. Obviously.

  • Jinquis
    Jinquis 20 days ago

    problem paying your rent? quit VICE.

  • bret douglas
    bret douglas 21 day ago

    This is so much fun. I wish I could do this too

  • joenoseph
    joenoseph 21 day ago

    how much did he spend on public transport/ubers

  • Zack
    Zack 21 day ago

    The old odd job to pay the rent. It can be a very useful tool to make money.

  • LaVida2
    LaVida2 21 day ago

    600 in a month isnt too bad
    could probably make more being a marijuana courier

  • MeSaDrums
    MeSaDrums 21 day ago

    Shame is a bitch. You could work one day wrangling snakes and pay 1 months rent.

  • L R
    L R 21 day ago

    Why does he look like mcauly Culkin

  • Allison Hancock Presley

    Please make the gig economy a new series.

  • dankneeluck
    dankneeluck 22 days ago

    3 bedroom for $965 a month in NYC & it looks nice? How?

  • Scyber_Sounds Of The Future

    Gay for pay. You'll pay your rent in 3 days.

  • Puff Daddy FPV
    Puff Daddy FPV 22 days ago

    Is your father a panda? Your hair grows faster than bamboo!

  • Chicago chicago
    Chicago chicago 22 days ago

    Wrangle them snakes boa it’s not ass bad ass you think a majority of the time they’ll be jangling your snake

  • JRD DoubleU
    JRD DoubleU 22 days ago

    Lol he struggles to pay his rent, yet somehow has the money to buy a MacBook Pro. Most of the money you're looking for is, and has been wasted on that overpriced, designed-to-fail, piece of garbage on your lap.

  • Cliff Williams
    Cliff Williams 22 days ago

    oooooo my god that's my English teacher you wrote that bio for

  • GotWood? Bushcraft and more

    Omfg the game of thrones one made me blush from cringeing so hard

  • Blair Aquilia
    Blair Aquilia 23 days ago +10

    $950 in Brooklyn...? Does that include the apartment?

    • Nigger Man
      Nigger Man 12 days ago

      Blair Aquilia no the oxygen fee

  • DrSkiiMask
    DrSkiiMask 23 days ago

    Haha I thought the thumbnail was the chick from Doctor Strange

  • Kimberlee Catena
    Kimberlee Catena 23 days ago

    Too weird. Just the other day I was looking through LA weekly and was looking at the job lists. (I never really have) I also found a Game of Thrones Ad called Shame of Thrones in there which I guess is like a dinner show and I was interested. x) So this felt very relevant to me. Neato vid.

  • owen tenda
    owen tenda 23 days ago

    Most robot voice ever

  • FLOCK Gaming
    FLOCK Gaming 24 days ago

    Should’ve wrangled the snakes bro.

  • Rico The Protagonist
    Rico The Protagonist 24 days ago

    "We at Vice sat down with a Lemon."

  • Big Boss
    Big Boss 24 days ago

    Game of thrones party does not count since homeboy works for the vice

  • Charles Grant
    Charles Grant 24 days ago

    So... Is anyone gonna acknowledge the fact the he works for Vice and that Vice basically made him make a video about how they dont pay him enough to comfortably make rent? No? Okay...

  • Ralphie Pastrana
    Ralphie Pastrana 24 days ago

    The dude who shaved he head is a total dumb ass all hes videos are crazy he got a tattoo from a one star review place and botox 😂🤣

  • Abraham Washington
    Abraham Washington 24 days ago +1


  • Brian Daniels
    Brian Daniels 24 days ago

    I got an idea. Throw away your useless journalism degree, learn a skill that the marketplace values, and get a job. Sooner or later, your failing employer is going to give you and all of your peers, the boot.

  • Chris.wittbit77 D
    Chris.wittbit77 D 24 days ago

    try free energy chargers

  • Liam Murphy
    Liam Murphy 24 days ago

    "sup taji, got that uzi i ordered?"

  • Adam Williams
    Adam Williams 25 days ago +1

    Clicked this video thinking it was the ancient one

  • Makonnen
    Makonnen 25 days ago +1

    965 dollar rent in NYC, and where I live the average rent is over 1600 euros

  • SoldiersHero
    SoldiersHero 25 days ago +4

    4 some reason thought that guy in thumbnail was the lady in Dr. Strange 😂

  • suck on my tookus
    suck on my tookus 25 days ago

    $965 FOR 3 BEDROOMS IN BROOKLYN ???? bullshit

  • lIIlIlIIllIlIl-
    lIIlIlIIllIlIl- 25 days ago

    Looks like the girl from doctor strange 😂😂

  • Andre George
    Andre George 25 days ago

    In what dimension in NYC is rent $1000, and what ritual did you use to get there.