10 Years Best

Cover commentary from the past 10 years

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."