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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.

Aug 9, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports podcast Ted and Barnabas preview the NFL season by comparing teams from each division to 90s hip hop and R&B tracks or artists. They determine the over rated, the under rated, the strong, the hyped, and more.

  • Milli Vanilli
  • Vanilla Ice
  • Boyz 2 Men
  • Outkast
  • SWV (Sisters with...


Aug 1, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports Podcast Ted and Barnabas review the NBA off season by comparing NBA teams to Quentin Tarantino movies.

  • Which team is the disappointing Hateful 8?
  • Which team has the consistency and deep roster of Resevoir Dogs?
  • Which team is the overrated, overly popular Pulp Fiction?
  • Which team...


May 21, 2019

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

  • Sports and college students and crazy self-evaluations
  • Professors are really Olympic judges
  • The 76ers future and dysfunction
  • Do we hate the Warriors? Should we hate them?
  • Mariners' hot start and massive drop off
  • Fat baseball...


May 9, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports Podcast Ted and Barnabas take on the NFL draft and discuss the following:

  • ESPN's weirdo presentation of Nashville
  • Best/Worst draft talking heads
  • Daniel Jones: what the heck?
  • Sleeper QBs
  • Vikings Draft
  • Patriots Draft
  • Oakland Draft


Feb 14, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports podcast Ted and Barnabas break down the following sports topics:

  • Are we better at podcasting than Tony Romo is at football announcing?
  • Colin Kaepernick, MLK, and the NFL
  • Super Bowl commercials
  • Super Bowl halftime show
  • The future of Rob Gronkowski, on and off the field
  • NFL...