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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.

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...


Apr 27, 2018

In this episode of Happy Rant Sports Ted and Barnabas recap round 1 of the NFL Draft including:

  • QB landing places
  • Best picks
  • Worst picks
  • Sneaky good picks
  • Best remaining players


Apr 20, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports Podcast Ted and Barnabas prepare for the upcoming NFL Draft and answer the following questions:

  • Is Josh Allen a Ponzi scheme?
  • Does Josh Rosen's Country Club Millennial-ness scare you??
  • Best player on your draft board
  • Favorite all-time draft picks from our favorite childhood teams