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.

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

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

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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.

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