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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.

Jun 29, 2020

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports Podcast Ted and Barnabas break down the following:

  • Our optimism (or lack thereof) about the baseball season
  • The 1993 home run derby featuring awesome names, awesome hair, awesome biceps, and more.
  • Do we need steroids to save baseball again?
  • What we would bring back from the...


May 13, 2020

In this episode of the Happy Rant Sports Episode Ted and Barnabas discuss a variety of topics:

  • Panning the Packers' draft
  • The Last Dance
  • 90s Sports hate mail
  • Jerry Krause's success
  • Pathological competitiveness
  • Manhood and Pride
  • Different Leadership Styles over the years


Apr 21, 2020

In this episode of the Happy Rant Sports Podcast Ted and Barnabas talk all things NFL Draft:

  • The Tua risk
  • QB projections and busts
  • Players we're excited to watch
  • Who should the Vikings take?
  • Players who've been called busts but aren't
  • Positionless football
  • Favorite sleepers


Apr 13, 2020

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports podcast Ted and Barnabas revisit their love of 1990s basketball and break down the 1990 dunk contest. They discuss the following:

  • First favorite teams
  • Weird 90s guys we have an affinity for
  • The awesomeness of the 1990 dunk contest (except the judges sucked then too) -...


Apr 1, 2020

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted and Barnabas do what they've never done on the sports podcast: they break down game film on the 1998 Thanksgiving Day game between the Vikings and Cowboys.

Don't worry, it's a condensed game film (15 minutes or so) and you can watch along with them here: