Audio: Michael May on This American Life

Michael May tells the story of Barry Cooper, a former crooked narcotics cop who has turned his interest elsewhere… to busting crooked narcotics cops. But after Cooper and a rich benefactor team up to set a trap for the police, Barry’s plans are put in jeopardy—including his dream of creating a reality show called Kop Busters.

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Michael May is a former Observer managing editor. He’s now a freelance journalist based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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