Quinn O'Toole

managing producer

Producer

Managing producer of Press Play.

Quinn O'Toole on KCRW

LA Phil violinist Vijay Gupta recently won a MacArthur “genius” grant.

MacArthur ‘Genius’ Vijay Gupta on trauma, choices, and excellence

LA Phil violinist Vijay Gupta recently won a MacArthur “genius” grant.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In the musical comedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” Rachel Bloom stars as a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder.

How 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' tackles mental health

In the musical comedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” Rachel Bloom stars as a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Democrat Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox met today in what’s likely to be their only debate before the November election.

Who won the California governor’s debate?

Democrat Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox met today in what’s likely to be their only debate before the November election.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

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Lowell Cafe in West Hollywood opens today, where you can buy, smoke, and eat weed.

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Let’s talk about this letter from the White House, calling the “impeachment inquiry” illegitimate.

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

How the impeachment fight between the Trump administration and Democrats illustrates Trump’s expansive view of presidential powers.

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