This being our 10th anniversary year, we look back at the previous 10 Best of issues, and covers, how they came about and how they disappointed our parents.
2005: Heather Swaim: "I found [digital artist e-Boy] in Los Angeles magazine. He was in Germany. He'd been to Disneyland, but he didn't know much else about Orange County. So he'd send us an illustration and I'd send back a request to include Paul Frank, Crystal Cathedral, Nixon, Anaheim Stadium. It worked out."