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The Happy Rant podcast is a conversation which Barnabas Piper, Ted Kluck, and Ronnie Martin cheerfully (if sardonically) rant about all the things that don’t matter all that much and some things that do. Too much Christian interaction with culture is angry and vitriolic, so these three bring the humor, pith, and occasional irreverence to bear on it. They rant about church, culture, sports, the arts, entertainment, and occasional nonsense in a manner listeners enjoy and wish they could be part of too.

Mar 26, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted and Barnabas suss out the following:

  • The Gospel Coalition waded into the debate about whether tackle football should be banned. Why do they do stuff like this?
  • After our roast of Steven Furtick a few weeks ago we got a piece of fan/hate mail saying we are mean and asking "aren't we...


Mar 20, 2018

In this episode of Happy Rant Sports Ted and Barnabas take one two of the most popular phenomena of the season:

  • The immense popularity of March Madness (and our disinterest)
  • NFL Free Agency - key early signings, the QB market, our favorite signings, and more
  • A deep affection for fullbacks


Mar 19, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant, Ted and Barnabas continue to slog through Ronnie's sabbatical and bring you their best. This week they rant about the following:

  • Breaking down kiddo, bud, sport, champ, man, bro, and other names men call each other
  • Are bullies so bad? Why does every freak out about them?
  • Writers block...


Mar 12, 2018

While weathering Ronnie's absence, Ted and Barnabas discuss the following:

  • An apology
  • White reformed college dude life
  • Bad movies that we love
  • What we are reading


Mar 6, 2018

In this episode of Happy Rant Sports Ted and Barnabas discuss the following:

  • Our favorite weird NBA free throw shooting motions and tics
  • Why 90s basketball players were so much cooler (or dorkier) than today
  • Sports venues and events we would love to attend