78 October 3, 1997 How Bad Is Bad? How bad is bad enough to count? To go to hell? 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 10: Double Lives Jan. 17, 1996 Act 3: Lighten Up Sketches from the neo-futurists on the subject of double lives. 524: I Was So High May 2, 2014 Act 2: You Were So High Our listeners sent us 2,600 emails with their own getting high stories. Contributor Elna Baker read a ton of them (other staffers read the rest). 426: Tough Room 2011 Feb. 4, 2011 Act 4: Contrails Of My Tears Brett Martin documents a previously unnoticed human phenomenon, one that involves airplanes...crying...and Reese Witherspoon. Staff RecommendationsView all 489 Mar. 1, 2013 No Coincidence, No Story! We asked listeners to send us their best coincidence stories, and we got more than 1,300 submissions! 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.