James Tiptree, Jr. “The Girl Who Was Plugged In”
Story set in future, everything controlled by corporate interests.Advertising is illegal.
Corporations control consumers through celebs they create (product placement).
Protag: P. Burke (deformed victim of pituitary dystrophy): “electrode jacks” “meldings of flesh and
metal” becomes Remote when attempting to commit suicide → modifications & electronic implants →
sophisticated computer to control another body by remote control
Delphi: overnight sensation (documentary film) X brain from modified embryo in an artificial womb)
“vegetative functions hitched to s