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Who Wants To Stay at John Cameron Mitchell’s Puerto Rican Vacation House … For Free?

John Cameron Mitchell, the boyish Hedwig creator, bought a house in Vieques, off the east coast of Puerto Rico (and sometimes called the Spanish Virgin Islands), with his friend Brent. But they are lonely there, and would love for you to come stay with them. To make the place more “lovely.”

John and Brent proposed the free stay in a mass email to friends, and they really want you for an extended period of time: “It’s a small rough-and-ready two-story house on a hill overlooking the ocean. There’s a beach 20 minutes from everywhere and it’s a great place to collapse, make art, rethink your life. Perfect for a recession. We prefer that you stay for AT LEAST A MONTH so we don’t have to be hotel clerks and that you overlap for a day with the outgoing and incoming housesitter to show the ropes.”

Was that just the most enticing Craigslist houseboy ad you’ve ever read?

[photo: Jack Pierson, via]

By:           Ryan Tedder
On:           Aug 3, 2010
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  • 9 Comments
    • puck247
      puck247

      Yes please. I could REALLY use the time off !

      Aug 3, 2010 at 11:30 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Erick
      Erick

      Overlapping with the other housesitter sounds fun and maybe dangerous.

      Aug 3, 2010 at 11:52 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • pete
      pete

      Sounds a little creepy to me…..

      Aug 3, 2010 at 2:12 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • GEW
      GEW

      If they’ve got, at least, a 7′ Steinway, I’ll go.

      Aug 3, 2010 at 2:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • PLAYS WELL WITH OTHERS
      PLAYS WELL WITH OTHERS

      Is he looking for someone to carry his luggage???? :-p

      Aug 3, 2010 at 2:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • menlo
      menlo

      Sounds like he’s looking for free servants to me. Scam!

      Aug 3, 2010 at 2:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dawson
      Dawson

      @menlo: I wouldn’t call them free. I would say that plenty of people that can’t afford to pay their rent would happily work for someone just for room and board in this economy.

      Aug 3, 2010 at 3:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alan brickman
      alan brickman

      hey john i will go!!!

      Aug 3, 2010 at 11:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • John
      John

      How do i get there?!

      Apr 5, 2012 at 1:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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