Co-founded by Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani in 2001, Slant Magazine has become known for its edgy, irreverent, and often funny pop cultural criticism. Using a grassroots approach, the site has carved a unique niche for itself in both the online film and music circles. Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun Times has called Gonzalez a "critic I admire" because of his "forcible writing style," while the New York Times cited Slant as "a repository of passionate and often prickly pop-cultural analysis." Slant's staff has appeared on MSNBC, FOX Business Channel, the Biography Channel, BBC, CNN, and NPR, and have been invited to contribute to the Village Voice, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and other prominent publications. Keith Uhlich, the editor-in-chief of Slant's official blog The House Next Door, is one of the film critics for Time Out New York.
Slant Magazine has become one of the country's most popular film and music review sites, with over 400,000 unique visitors and 1,000,000 pageviews per month. Slant attracts men and women of all trades and professions equally, with 65% of this audience evenly divided into two age groups (22 - 35 and 36 - 50). Advertising on Slant provides a great opportunity to target an audience that is hip, educated, and seeking out quality entertainment and products.
Our banner ads are an ideal advertising platform for small record labels and independent marketing firms as well as larger, more established companies. Some of our past and current advertising clients include Toyota, Paramount Pictures, Warner Music Group, Palm Pictures, NBC Universal, Nettwerk Records, Lionsgate, and MOMA.
Slant currently offers the following ad sizes: leaderboard (728 x 90), rectangle (300 x 250), skyscraper (160 x 600), and half-page (300 x 600).
If you are interested in advertising on Slant, please contact us.