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 235: The Balloon Goes Up Mar. 21, 2003 Act Six: Lessons From Ancient Wars The story of a preventive act of war committed 3200 years ago, in the land that's now Turkey, not too far from Iraq. 113: Windfall Oct. 16, 1998 Act Three: Money Is Good How one woman learned to stop worrying and start spending. 4: Vacations Dec. 8, 1995 Act Three Contributor David Sedaris tells a story about discovering the possibilities—and pitfalls—of travel by hitchhiking. Staff RecommendationsView all 513 Dec. 13, 2013 129 Cars One car dealership tries to make its monthly quota: 129 cars. It is way more chaotic than we expected. 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.