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 183: The Missing Parents Bureau Apr. 20, 2001 Act Three: I'm An Orphan; Don't Tell My Mom When Starlee Kine was a kid, she wanted to be a child star so badly that she signed up for an acting class with a famous acting teacher named Kevin McDermott. 370: Ruining It for the Rest of Us Dec. 19, 2008 Act Two: Tragedy Minus Comedy Equals Time Comedian Mike Birbiglia talks about the time he ruined a cancer charity event, by giving the worst performance of his life. 216: Give the People What They Want July 12, 2002 Act Four: Handing People Their Dreams Ali Davis literally hands people their fantasies, in her job at a Chicago video store with a huge porn section. Staff RecommendationsView all 565 Aug. 28, 2015 Lower 9 + 10 We go to the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans to talk to residents about what matters most to them ten years after the hurricane. 487 Feb. 15, 2013 Harper High School - Part One We spent five months at a high school in Chicago where in the last year 29 current and recent students were shot.