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

VIDEO: Working Weird Craigslist Jobs to Earn $965 for New York City Rent
05/13/2019 08:27 26.9K 1.8K 1.9M

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 (3,454)
  • Elle Chastain
    Elle Chastain

    this guy is how i thought macaulay culkin was going to turn out

  • Lifunia
    Lifunia

    I need to know something. How was the horror film?

  • Lifunia
    Lifunia

    I want to know something. How was the horror film?

  • Brother Of The Stone
    Brother Of The Stone

    I live in jersey Channel Islands where I pay £1,450 sterling pounds for a small 2 bedroom flat ..born into poverty but living on a millionaires island ... what am I supposed to do leave my island but I feel for you still it’s hard when your rents almost your whole wage ...

  • Phoebe Grigor
    Phoebe Grigor

    4:41 clear signs of a man who has never delivered papers before, that's a sure-fire way to rip them allllll

  • Erfan Ballew
    Erfan Ballew

    With the profit from this vid you will make the money

  • Jacob Hellman
    Jacob Hellman

    This mfs rent is paying less for a three bedroom apartment in NYC than I'm paying for a one bedroom in rural Texas wtf

  • hen ko
    hen ko

    for your shit, you raise taxes all that's gonna happen is the more replaceable people (you) lose their jobs

  • No
    No

    I bet this income was reported to gov and taxed to make the correct number. :P

  • This Guy
    This Guy

    Why impose that limit of only one-time gigs? I've relied on Craigslist for gigs and jobs many times in the past and it's come through for me in one way or another. I got fired on a Tuesday but was working by that Thursday thanks to Craigslist.

  • Citizen Dildo
    Citizen Dildo

    If somebody actually done this for a living, they would have a lot of weird storys to tell their grandchildren.

  • Luke Browm
    Luke Browm

    I'm so happy taji is on here hes the boyyy