Art Tavana is a former arts and culture columnist at Playboy, L.A. Weekly, HelloGiggles, and Death + Taxes (Spin's culture and politics blog). His byline has appeared in VICE, Spin, USA Today Pop Candy, Amadeus Magazine, Billboard, Paste, Arc Digital, Penthouse, HuffPost, Spectator USA, Village Voice, O.C. Weekly, The A.V. Club, MTV News, Consequence of Sound, Pitchfork, Quillette, Medium, Tom Tom Magazine, and Ultimate Classic Rock. 

In 2017, Art won an L.A. Press Club award for his work at L.A. Weekly. Since then, he's been asked to appear on radio programs and podcasts such as the Bret Easton Ellis podcast (author of American Psycho and Less Than Zero), BBC Radio 5 Live, and KFI AM 640 to provide commentary on popular culture. In the spring of 2019, his work was discussed in a chapter of Bret Easton Ellis's first nonfiction book, White

 

Art recently completed writing a book about Guns N' Roses (ECW Press, spring 2021). For inquiries relating to publishing, please contact David Patterson at Stuart Krichevsky in New York.