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Your Sunday Long Reads: Jimmy Kimmel and Auto-Tune

Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks onstage during the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
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It’s Sunday afternoon, your last chance to read all that stuff you meant to read last week before Monday brings a new deluge of things you will want to read. Below, some of our recommendations:

Here’s Jimmy Kimmel” by Jonah Weiner (Rolling Stone): Bro-ing out with Jimmy Fallon’s late-night competition.

Seduced by ‘perfect’ pitch: how Auto-Tune conquered pop music” by Lessley Anderson (The Verge): Auto-tune is artificial, but is that such a bad thing?

By Any Other Name” by Teddy Wayne (The New York Times): Would you rather read a book by a John or a Jonathan? 

Partial Magic in Pat the Bunny” by Ed Park (Slate/The Believer): On the scary, infinite regression contained in classic children’s books about rabbits.

I’m not here to make friends” by Daniel D’Addario (Salon): Survivor has been on for 24 seasons, and some people are still showing up to the casting calls.

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Sunday Reads: Jimmy Kimmel and Auto-Tune