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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.

Jan 31, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas discuss a range of topics from the very fun to the very serious.

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  • The recent Abortion ruling in New York and how...

Jan 23, 2019

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

  • Marie Kondo's philosophy of loving the things you keep and keeping the things you love
  • The controversial Gillette ad that threatens toxic masculinity
  • Sexist razor choices
  • Chris Pratt: the new evangelical superstar

Jan 17, 2019

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

  • The future of Trevor Lawrence both personally and professionally
  • Recapping the NCAA Championship game between Clemson and Alabama
  • Raising famous rich people as parents
  • Why are all of today's QBs robotic and boring?
  • An overview of...

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...

Jan 9, 2019

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas suss out the following pressing topics:

  • Our 2019 resolutions
  • Ted's grudges
  • J.D. Greear's cosmically, epically controversial decision to cancel services on New Year's Sunday
  • Predictions for 2019 including the next big reformed star, the next big heretic, and...