Tommy Schnurmacher has been a journalist, essayist, humorist, and radio talk show host. He is the author of The Golddiggers Guide: How to Marry Rich, 1985; Canada Is Not a Real Country, 1996; and Are We on Yet? Insider Secrets on How to be Interviewed (and other essential media skills), 2012. His latest book, published August 2019, is a post-Holocaust memoir, Makeup Tips from Auschwitz. How Vanity Saved My Mother’s Life. Winner of the Golden Ribbon Award for excellence in broadcasting, he has a B.A. from McGill University and a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Carleton University.