Ben Cosgrove is the editor of LIFE.com. He served as managing editor for Hotwired’s political site, The Netizen, as well as for the late, great e-zine, Feedmag.com. He has written on culture and media for Salon, the Washington Post, LA Weekly and other publications and has edited two books — a baseball anthology, Covering the Bases, and Gluttony (both from Chronicle Books).
Viewpoint: Why They Should Cancel the NYC Marathon
Allowing it to continue means hundreds of workers will have to focus on a road race instead of the more immediate needs of a city crippled by Hurricane Sandy