About Ryan Millar

Ryan is a comedian, speaker coach, writer/editor, and awesome dad. His first book is called: "TAKE IT EASY: And More Tips for the Dedicated Improviser".

Black Lives Matter

There's a long-overdue sea change sweeping the US, and spreading internationally. Fuelled by the murder of George Floyd, the widespread, vocal, and broadly supported movement seeks nothing less than to directly address overt and implicit [...]

2020-06-10T15:22:21+00:00June 10 2020|

My Rubik’s Cube challenge

Just before we went into lockdown in mid-March I was picking up some last-minute supplies (OK, toilet paper) and something caught my eye: a Rubik's Cube. I'd never actually solved one, but on a whim [...]

2020-05-11T20:32:47+00:00May 11 2020|

The Spoon River Podcast

It's been a long time since I've done some improv. More than a year, in fact. But I felt like we'd never been apart, when yesterday I stepped back on the "stage" after a lengthy hiatus. [...]

2020-04-19T20:59:36+00:00April 19 2020|

Quarantine Transmission #1

I thought it might be a good idea to share my thoughts on how quarantine at home has been going. I don't have transmissions from the very beginning of our lockdown, but I do have [...]

2020-04-09T20:44:42+00:00April 9 2020|

Seven tips for greater charisma

I must confess: I wasn't comfortable with the title of my latest Guardian Masterclass: Boost your authenticity and charisma: a masterclass in personal magnetism. As confident and proud as I am, the Canadian in me [...]

2019-11-28T22:16:20+00:00November 27 2019|

Learning to swim (better)

Recently I've been thinking about how much I love learning. Learning for the skills and knowledge acquired, and also just for its own sake. And I think it's important to never stop learning. At least [...]

2019-10-04T21:29:28+00:00October 4 2019|
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