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

  • Published on:  5/13/2019
  • 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.WATCH NEXT: Cooking a Real Life Pigeon Pie from "Game of Thrones" -- here to subscribe to VICE: VICE:The Definitive Guide To Enlightening Information. From every corner of the planet, our immersive, caustic, ground-breaking and often bizarre stories have changed the way people think about culture, crime, art, parties, fashion, protest, the internet and other subjects that don't even have names yet. Browse the growing library and discover corners of the world you never knew existed. Welcome to VICE.Connect with VICE:Check out our full video catalog:, daily editorial and more: http://vice.comMore videos from the VICE network: here to get the best of VICE daily: VICE on Facebook: VICE on Twitter: us on Instagram: VICE YouTube Network:VICE: VICE News: VICE Sports: Waypoint:


  • blankrestore 2 months ago

    You woulda suceeded in 2 days if you just wrangled some snakes

  • How much did you pay the headshaver

  • Dodewrangling snakes

  • Brooke Walters 2 months ago

    We all know that grill dude didn’t think his grill was clean enough...

  • DeerKoden 1 months ago

    Yeah, to clean stuff like that you need to prep the surface, takes time...

  • OhhFree 2 months ago

    The weirdest part of this video is his rent only being $965 in NYC…

  • Calvin Chang 18 days ago

    And then theres sydney 3 bedroom apartment in the city 1800aud / WEEK

  • Dan Smith 20 days ago

    You could just move to the more dangerous hoods and pay 500 a month.

  • Fun Factory 2 months ago

    Imagine tricking your boss to pay you for applying to other jobs

  • Muzzled Hound 1 months ago


  • Muzzled Hound 1 months ago

    Clout Life this shit sounds like an ad

  • Ava 2 months ago

    This single father really out here providing for his aquatic son

  • Lifegoeson100 23 days ago

    Ava your son is a fish?

  • I dont get it. Aquaman ref or something?

  • Mariichan333 2 months ago

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

  • Rosendo Carrillo 20 days ago


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  • nick parry 2 months ago

    Thank you for having a properly sized tank for your fish. Upvote for that.

  • Ice Weasel_LnR 23 days ago

    or you know… you could just leave the fish where it belongs… you know, free ?

  • Kiwi Trash 1 months ago


  • Neat 2 months ago

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

  • Kye Talks 1 months ago

    There's literally a whole profession around that, it's called being a ghost writer......

  • Stale Sprite 1 months ago


  • rafalpanwojny 2 months ago

    did she literally pay you like $10 to hand out 100 newspapers?

  • ProbyWaN1337 1 months ago

    @Omega Point Singularity take the ten bucks and throw the papers out

  • you think that is good? rofl

  • Skeleton 1 months ago

    Will: Can i get a payrise? i can't make my rentVice: No but you can do a video about getting extra cash on craigslist. 😂