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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.

Sep 30, 2020

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

  • Why don't publishers market books any more?
  • How authors promote books
  • Podcasters taking themselves seriously
  • Book blurbs as fame credentials
  • Why don't endorsements work for all...


Sep 25, 2020

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted and Barnabas do what they always do and wander to and fro through various sports topics, particularly the NFL:

  • The TV presentation of COVID football
  • How PR dictates sports
  • Week 1 takeaways
  • Is Saquon Barkley actually good? (EDITOR'S NOTE: This was recorded prior to his injury)
  • The...


Sep 24, 2020

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

  • Caring about being handsome
  • The benefits of being handsome
  • Show pony professors
  • The Jared C. Blurb
  • Ronnie and best friends
  • Christopher Nolan characters (or rather, not characters)


Sep 17, 2020

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

  • Woke Ted
  • Sunday Cool and the Gen Z Bible Study that wasn't
  • Bible verses read by generations
  • Fallwell Falls . . . well?
  • Endorsers for a Happy Rant Book
  • Correcting false Yoda tweet...


Sep 9, 2020

In this episode of the Happy Rant Ronnie and Barnabas do what they always do and wander (lots of wandering) to and fro through a variety of topics:

  • C.S. Lewis the closet Calvinist
  • Favorite childhood books
  • Childhood books we hated
  • How Christian schools shaped (or didn't) reading habits
  • Books we came to love as...