Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

Static hosting is pretty much free, then the comments can go on a cheap server.

I looked into using Discourse to do something like this, but they refuse to reduce their memory usage (2GB minimum required, I think)

Exactly! I host my blog for free on github, and the comments on free account from www.pythonanywhere.com.

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact