The Ralph Nader of Gawker Sites Could Be Yours

Nick Denton’s consumer advocacy site, The Consumerist, is for sale.

Economic times being what they are, Gawker must refocus its efforts on its most commercially successful blogs. Which means, yes, The Consumerist is for sale. We seek a new home where our kickass blogging team can continue to thrive and grow. We get 14m+ pageviews according to Sitemeter, and 2m+ uniques according to Quantcast. Direct inquiries to

Damn, that was a fast business cycle. It was just a few years ago that Consumerist editor, Ben Popken, was asking AdPulp readers to comment on his book.
I’ll be interested to see where this goes.



About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.