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Toni Collette makes the best of a scary situation




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Toni Collette stars in "Hereditary"
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Making the best of a scary situation

(Starts at 8:55)

Before she signed on to star in the new film "Hereditary," actress Toni Collette had said she was swearing off emotionally heavy films for a while. But instead of a light rom-com, she ended up signing on to a film that some critics are calling the scariest movie of the summer. Despite the extremely intense and raw performance that was required of her, Collette tells John Horn that the experience of working on "Hereditary" was one of the most satisfying — and pleasant — working experiences of her life. 

Guest: actress Toni Collette

And the Tony goes to ...

(Starts at 20:14)

The Tony Awards take place on Sunday, so John Horn talks with a New York Times theater critic about who will win — and who should win. 

Guest: Jesse Green, co-theater critic, New York Times

Anthony Bourdain, RIP

(Starts at 1:00)

A remembrance of the author and TV host who had a profound influence on food culture.

Guest: Helen Rosner, food correspondent, The New Yorker