The Story Behind the Stories You Loved This Year: Jay-Z Meets an Adorable Old Lady on the Subway

Emma Carmichael · 12/28/12 02:30PM

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: Jay-Z explains who he is to an old lady, world goes awww.