Art Tavana (he/him/his) is a former arts and culture columnist at Playboy, LA Weekly, and HelloGiggles. 

In 2017, Art won an LA Press Club award for his work at LA Weekly. He has written for Vice, Spin, Billboard, Paste, Village Voice, Tom Tom Magazine, HuffPost, USA Today's Pop Candy, OC Weekly,  The AV Club, MTV News, Arc Digital, Consequence of Sound, and Pitchfork.


Art is writing his first novel and collection of short stories. He is the author of Goodbye, Guns N' Roses