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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.

Nov 25, 2020

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

  • Ira Glass as the originator of vulnerability voice
  • Faux vulnerability and spirituality
  • NPR at Seminary
  • A dramatic reading of "Ride, Sally Ride" by Doug Wilson


Nov 20, 2020

In this episode of The Happy Rant Sports podcast Ted and Barnabas wander to and fro through the following sports topics:

  • We predict where different QBs will play next year
  • We bemoan the utter lack of playmakers in New England
  • We lay to rest the career of Cam Newton
  • We discuss what we're looking forward to for our...


Nov 19, 2020

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

  • An update on yoda tweeting
  • Blurbing Echo Island
  • Left Behind rip offs
  • The type of novel we would write
  • Self-publishing benefits


Nov 12, 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, this time all from a single video:

  • No Quarter November, brought to us by Doug Wilson
  • Wilson's Nooma; Robby Bell would be so proud
  • Intellectual Neanderthals
  • Thought crimes against thoughts...


Nov 5, 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:

  • Ronnie and the Dodgers
  • Disappointing our parents
  • Rebel Ronnie and creativity
  • That professor lifestyle
  • Gen X and ladder climbing
  • Parents who coddle
  • Hurt Gen X and cranky old Men