78 October 3, 1997 How Bad Is Bad? How bad is bad enough to count? To go to hell? Download Share a clip Transcript AmateurX Act One How Bad Is Stealing $800? ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks to three teenage boys who buy computer equipment using stolen credit card numbers. (14 minutes) Act Two Golden Peacock ByJeff Dorchen We told Chicago playwright Jeff Dorchen about what the three boys in Act One said, and he created a brief original radio play picking up where they left off. (10 minutes) Act Three How Bad Is This Relationship? ByIra Glass The people of Chicago speak out. (5 minutes) Act Four How Bad Is That Movie? ByIra Glass Howard Rabinowitz and The Truth About Cats and Dogs. (4 minutes) Act Five Act Five ByIra Glass First, an interview with Jim Nelson, then, an interview with Eli, a computer hacker who was thrown in prison by federal authorities for his crimes. (23 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 466: Blackjack June 8, 2012 Act Two: Harrah's Today, Gone Tomorrow TAL producer Sarah Koenig tells the story of a woman who sued the casino where she lost her inheritance, saying that it was to blame, not her. 43: Faustian Bargains Nov. 22, 1996 Act Three: Voyager Alix Spiegel tells the story of her friend Jayna, who made a Faustian bargain at 11 years old. 458: Play the Part Feb. 17, 2012 Act One: The Audacity of Louis Ortiz 2008 was a hard year for Louis Ortiz. Staff RecommendationsView all 334 June 1, 2007 Duty Calls Josh's family didn't play much of a role in his daily life—until duty called, and they took over his life. 387 Aug. 7, 2009 Arms Trader (2009) The U.S. government spent two years on a sting operation trapping an Indian man suspected of being an illegal arms dealer.