American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Reed, John 1887-1920. American journalist. A World War I correspondent, he was in Petrograd during the October Revolution (1917), an experience he recounted in Ten Days That Shook the World (1919). In 1919 he founded the American Communist Labor Party. Reed is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow.
- Reed, Thomas Brackett 1839-1902. American politician. A U.S. representative from Maine (1877-1899), he twice served as Speaker of the House (1889-1891 and 1895-1899).
- Reed, Walter 1851-1902. American physician and army surgeon who proved that yellow fever was transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
“Such a statement like that in Reed is mere problem avoidance.”
“Some of the other work that I found to be really strong was like Benjamin Reed from the University of Missouri - his work in the Sports Portfolio.”
“Jeremy Reed is a writer whose genius deserves more recognition.”
“What's not: Jeremy Reed is the center fielder, but if he can't hack it this spring, Randy Winn will move from left to center and Raul Ibanez will go from DH to left, giving prospect Bucky Jacobsen more DH at-bats.”
“For Ballard, Reed is ‘Rimbaud reconfigured as the Man who fell to Earth, a visitor from deep space whose time machine was designed by Lautréamont and de Sade, and powered by the most exotic fuels the imagination has ever devised’.”
“Reed is obsessed with both surface flash and the hidden layers of meaning inherent in modern urban life, with which we constantly negotiate and are in dialogue with: the meaning of ‘junk DNA’ and the enigma of Michael Jackson, the sigils in corporate signage, the mental cross-chatter engendered by rapid communications technology.”
“Reed is a great chameleon, looking like Nikki Sudden, Mick Jagger, Julian Cope … His poetry sustains my attention; I especially like his wonderful novel-length poem series on Elvis Poetry.”
“Apparently, these guys save Earths everywhere from all manner of destruction (having them save Earth-2012 while “our” Reed is standing there was a nice touch — maybe that Galactus was going to eat the Mayan Calendar).”
“Although the District continues to face budget shortfalls, development of Walter Reed is expected to require $34 million to $38 million in infrastructure improvements.”
“After a marathon (1 1/2 hour!!!) feeding session, Reed is sleeping and I feel like I might actually have time to finish this post.”
Looking for tweets for Reed.