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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 19, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas discuss the following:

  • INDY LIVE is around the corner - get your tickets at a discount
  • Doing rich people things like Dave Ramsey said
  • How Captain Marvel makes women out of men (according to a certain article by a certain Christian website)
  • Heroes from the...


Mar 6, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted and Barnabas (sans Ronnie, AGAIN) wander to and fro through the following topics:

  • The appropriateness of Ronnie's log cabin protest
  • Social media personas of famous dead guys including theologians, musicians, and presidents
  • Ted's intramural basketball experiences
  • Intramural...


Jan 16, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ronnie, and Barnabas sit in on Ted's podcasting class at Union University. The students come ready with questions about the following:

  • Surviving on a desert island
  • Surviving plane crashes
  • The best fights in the Rocky/Creed movies
  • Movie personas
  • Personal nemeses
  • Books we'd like to write...


Nov 28, 2018

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas do what they do and wander to and fro through the following topics:

  • Ron's conference hiatus
  • Hipster Santa Claus
  • Hipster Ron as Santa Claus
  • Christmas Creep and the motivation behind it
  • A TGC Christmas article that needs to be written
  • Revisiting Jared C....


Nov 19, 2018

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

  • [SPOILER ALERT] A full breakdown and review of "A Star Is Born," the recently released Lady Gaga/Bradley Cooper film
  • The pursuit of fame, happiness, and fulfillment and how the film portrays them
  • James MacDonald and church lawsuits