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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.

May 13, 2020

In this episode of the Happy Rant Sports Episode Ted and Barnabas discuss a variety of topics:

  • Panning the Packers' draft
  • The Last Dance
  • 90s Sports hate mail
  • Jerry Krause's success
  • Pathological competitiveness
  • Manhood and Pride
  • Different Leadership Styles over the years


Apr 21, 2020

In this episode of the Happy Rant Sports Podcast Ted and Barnabas talk all things NFL Draft:

  • The Tua risk
  • QB projections and busts
  • Players we're excited to watch
  • Who should the Vikings take?
  • Players who've been called busts but aren't
  • Positionless football
  • Favorite sleepers


Apr 13, 2020

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports podcast Ted and Barnabas revisit their love of 1990s basketball and break down the 1990 dunk contest. They discuss the following:

  • First favorite teams
  • Weird 90s guys we have an affinity for
  • The awesomeness of the 1990 dunk contest (except the judges sucked then too) -...


Apr 1, 2020

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted and Barnabas do what they've never done on the sports podcast: they break down game film on the 1998 Thanksgiving Day game between the Vikings and Cowboys.

Don't worry, it's a condensed game film (15 minutes or so) and you can watch along with them here:


Mar 25, 2020

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports podcast Ted and Barnabas discuss NFL player movement and the GMs who dictate it:

  • Tom Brady's Move to Tampa - how we feel about it and how well it will work
  • Cam Newton's future possibilities (including one Barnabas REALLY likes)
  • Bridgewater, Rivers, Foles, Cousins and other QB...