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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 14, 2018

In this Episode of Happy Rant Sports Ted and Barnabas suss out and rant about the following:

  • Johnny Manziel's inauspicious - ok, horrific - first start in the CFL
  • Andrew Sendejo's "Make Football Violent Again" hat
  • NFL Award predictions (of awards we mostly made up)


Aug 2, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports podcast Ted and Barnabas tackle the following:

  • Johnny Manziel was traded to to the Montreal Alouettes and looks like he'll get a chance to start!
  • NFL Training Camp story lines and predictions
  • The madness of NBA free agency, especially Lebron James and Kawhi Leonard


Jul 6, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports Ted and Barnabas discuss all sorts of sports stuff including:

  • Baseball lifers, especially Doug Drabek and the Jackson Generals
  • Cranky old man responses to ballpark shenanigans
  • Judd Apatow's 86 Mets 30 for 30 (and Apatow in general)
  • NBA Draft recap


Jun 25, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports Podcast Ted and Barnabas hit on all the essentials this week:

  • Now that Ted has adopted a new MLB team they give a Mariners update.
  • The Manziel Minute
  • Players who they wish they could have seen more of because they retired too early due to injury or some other reason


Jun 7, 2018

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

  • Ted listens to a series of excellent pitches from listeners for which MLB team he should adopt including team history, team uniform, team failure, and more.
  • Ted adopts an MLB team as his own.
  • The NFLs National Anthem Policy
  • Why should we care...