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, OC Weekly, The AV Club, MTV News, Arc Digital, Consequence of Sound, and Pitchfork.


In 2019, Art was a guest and co-host on the Bret Easton Ellis Podcast. He recently completed writing Goodbye, Guns N' Roses (ECW Press). Art lives in the suburbs of Southern California, where he's writing his first novel and collection of short stories.