78 October 3, 1997 How Bad Is Bad? How bad is bad enough to count? To go to hell? DownloadAmazon iTunes 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 243: Later That Same Day July 25, 2003 Act 3: Slingshot A story by John Hodgman about returning to the beach after a very bad year. 242: Enemy Camp July 18, 2003 Act 3: And I Love Her A short story, "Fatso," by Etgar Keret. A woman reveals to her boyfriend that she's not always what she seems. 216: Give the People What They Want July 12, 2002 Act 4: Handing People Their Dreams Ali Davis literally hands people their fantasies, in her job at a Chicago video store with a huge porn section. She tells true stories about what the job is like. Staff RecommendationsView all 186 June 8, 2001 Prom While the seniors danced at Prom Night 2001 in Hoisington, Kansas—a town of about 3,000—a tornado hit the town. 570 Oct. 16, 2015 The Night in Question Conspiracy theories about the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin continue to shape Israel's politics and future.