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


In 2017, Art won an L.A. Press Club award for his work at L.A. Weekly. His byline has appeared in VICE, Spin, Billboard, Paste, Village Voice, O.C. Weekly, The A.V. Club, MTV News, Consequence of Sound, Pitchfork, etc.


In 2019, Art was a guest and co-host on the Bret Easton Ellis Podcast. That same year he completed writing a book about Guns N' Roses (ECW Press, April 2021).