After owning www.wisecounty.com for 10 years and hearing, "Man, you should sell advertising space," I'm finally going to give it a shot. (Although it makes me tremendously uncomfortable.)
I'm setting up an E-Bay auction site for the ad space on the right hand column. I'll probably activate it Sunday night/Monday morning. I'll let it run for seven days.
It may be a disaster. It may work. But at least the hard line conservatives out there can't fault me for trying to make a buck. (And you'll have the extra entertainment of watch the E-Bay auction for a week to decide if it's a failure or a stroke of genius.)