The Story Behind the Stories You Loved This Year: Hulk Hogan's Mesmerizing Sex Tape

What happens behind the scenes at Gawker? We know you ask yourselves this question every single hour of every single day, and we don't blame you. We are fascinating. Sometimes we order sandwiches for lunch, and sometimes we order burritos. Sometimes we listen to music while we blog, and sometimes we do not. Sometimes Max Read picks his nose, but not always. With all this in mind, we're sharing with you our official "behind the blog post" backstories for all of the posts you clicked the shit out of this year. Next up: Hulk Hogan's mesmerizing sex tape.

Even for a Minute, Watching Hulk Hogan Have Sex in a Canopy Bed is Not Safe For Work but Watch it Anyway

Originally Published: October 4, 2:15 p.m.

Total Pageviews: 3,942,907

Curated by: A.J. Daulerio

The Backstory, from A.J. Daulerio:

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