ABOUT ME


CurtisTucker.com (aka ThatBuzzGuy.com) is my personal little blog about the life and times of a lucky guy living the proverbial “American Dream”. I live in Enid, Oklahoma with my Hot Wife and my two Crumb Crunchers. I own a few small companies that I run online from home and a new office overlooking our downtown square.

This blog is a collection of my thoughts, quotes, ideas, photographs, videos and knowledge on being a dad, a husband, an entrepreneur, a kid from the 70′s and a sneaker wearing Internet guy. I hope to motivate others to lead a more inspired life and to always look at things on the bright side.

My favorite memories are from the 70′s. I had a great time growing up, spending time with my best friends and running all over town without a worry in the world. I’ll try to bring a smile to your face by mentioning long lost 70′s toys, candy, TV shows, movies or other vintage items. My junior high buddy and I have even started our own 70’s Buzz Podcast!

“I’m a pretty lucky guy, I work from a computer for a living, have a beautiful wife, two brilliant daughters, a supportive family and great friends. Vita Brevis, Carpe Diem!”

I am the Curtis Tucker from Enid, Oklahoma just to set the record straight. I’m the guy that went to McKinley grade school, Waller Junior High, Enid High School, Northern Oklahoma College (I was part of the Markley Hall Crew), Oklahoma State University (Lived in the Yellow Party House) and Central State University.

I was born on December 20, 1962 at Brooke General Army Hospital, Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. My parents are Tilford Neal Tucker and Elizabeth Ann Scaling. I had one older brother that died at birth named Darrel Wayne Tucker and I have one sister named Connie.

I have been married to Denise Noel Appling Evans since July 24, 1998 and have two daughters. My oldest was born on March 15, 2002 and the youngest was born on September 5, 2003.

Things I remember as a kid:
1. Living in Turkey I remember frozen mini candy cars in the freezer, watching the Grinch cartoon at Christmas before a singing program, brick streets and my parents having friends over for beer and pizza.

2. Living in Burns Flat, OK I remember catching turtles, the smell of honey suckle bushes and the moths they attracted, horny toads, my dad getting me Tootsie Roll Pops, having a fort in the bushes outside our house, going to bed while it was still light outside, living on a corner where the bus stopped, my parents listening to eight track tapes, my mom recording Elvis on a reel to reel tape, getting our pug dog named Mister, playing with GI Joes, swinging at Brian Farabe’s house, getting my finger stuck in a Santa head shaped cup handle at school, playing in a small pool in the back yard.

3. Things about my family I remember are the smell of bananas in my grandma’s kitchen, my great-grandma’s pork chops and her strawberry garden, my dad playing catch with me, my mom bowling on Wednesday nights, watching B&W TV at my grandma’s with a green clear sheet over it, my uncle Richard painting tiny models, my mom helping out at the Gaslight Theatre, my aunt Virginia’s zodiac room, my uncle driving both a Gremlin AND a Pacer, my sister and I putting cold water on our eyes so we could stay awake watching Elvis movies on TV, Thanksgiving at my great-grandma’s house and eating at the card table, my mom taking me to James Bond movies and Love Story.

4. Living in Enid I remember chasing tadpoles in Boggy Creek, raising white mice I bought from Woolco, getting a bike with a banana seat from OTASCO, riding Tri-State rides when they were on Broadway Ave., the flood of 1973, eating at Sandy’s Restaurant, getting drinks with good ice at Somewhere, playing under the seats at the Gaslight when it was on Maple, riding the Bullet at Meadowlake, going to Vance on the 4th of July for a cookout and games, watching fireworks at Meadowlake, Nixon arriving at Vance, playing under the streets in the storm drains, watching movies at the drive-in, playing dodge ball at McKinley.

I’ve lived or stayed in San Antonio, TX – Turkey – Burns Flat, OK – Enid, OK – Tonkawa, OK – Stillwater, OK – Yorktown, TX – Edmond, OK – Midwest City, OK – Moore, OK.

I’ve been employed as a dishwasher (The Sage Room), fence builder (Jim Thorpe), roofer (GE Wheeler), car washer (Danny’s Datsun), ice delivery driver (Sturdevant Ice), farmer/harvester (The McNaughton’s), maintenance worker (Wilkinson Hall, Tonkawa), door assembly plant worker (Cuero, TX), maintenance worker (OSU Athletic Department), silk screen printer (Tom Bennett Manufacturing), graphic artist (Scrivner), Director of Advertising (Evans Drug), owner of my own businesses (Enid Buzz, BuzzHead Radio, Shaggy Duck Studios, Curtoons, ChuckleBerry’s). I also am part of a radio morning show and Facebook Live show.

In my old age I’ve become a sneaker, wool sweater wearing Apple addict. I love to spend time creating new revenues of income from my web sites, blogs, podcasts, cartoons and who knows what. I was known as That Sneaker Wearing Entrepreneurial Cartoonist Internet Guy but am now just That Buzz Guy. I work out of a studio in my house (and at times a new office) and spend part of my day toting my two daughters from one social event to another.

I workout every day and have maintained a healthy state of mind. I enjoy getting outdoors to walk or run no matter what the weather. I play a smidgen of Fender Strat guitar, collect pedal car stuff and love dreaming about surfing and skateboarding my days away. Sunshine is everything to me.

Claims to Fame:
1. I was asked to fly with the United States Air Force Thunderbirds. Reached 9.3 G’s without passing out and did not throw up the entire flight.

2. My first celebrity interview with no experience was Garth Brooks.

3. I won the Rock 100 the KATT Radio Calendar Contest twice! 1989 and 1991.

4. I drove to Fairmont, Nebraska and slept in my car in a park just to see the 2017 total solar eclipse.

5. I’ve been an extra in several movies and worked along side Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, and Bo Derek.

6. I’ve interviewed Gene Simmons, Michelle Malkin and weather guy, Mike Seidel.

7. I’ve been a storm spotter, photographing and videoing multiple tornadoes.

8. I flew to Washington DC and covered the 2017 Presidential Inauguration.

9. I was interviewed by CNN.com about the death of Farrah Fawcett when a photo of me holding her poster as a teen went viral online.

Things you might not know about me:
I took 5 years to graduate college – was a student in the first ever School of eCommerce in the country at NWOSU (had a 4.0 GPA) – graduated Junior College Cum Laude at NOC – have never seen a full episode of The Simpsons, Sex and the City, The Sopranos – have never seen The Sound of Music – my best friend since sixth grade is named Stayton – have never given blood – won the KATT Calendar contest (Twice!) 1989 and 1991 – have never broken a bone – had my appendix almost rupture as a teenager – have never been in jail – have no tattoos – I have never been fired – cannot do a back flip but will do a front flip – got my license in my mom’s Thunderbird which I had never driven before – had stitches due to sledding down a hill and running over glass – turned on a computer for the first time at age 25 (IBM XT DOS) – never spoke to my dad since I was five or six – had a brother that died at birth – went to four different colleges – don’t much care for cheese – I gave up drinking pop decades ago – I do not like coffee and have never had a full cup in my life (enjoy the smell somewhat) – have never taken hard drugs or belonged to a gang – pretty much lost my bangs at age 24 – have never ridden a motorcycle on a busy street – I loved turtles as a kid – I give speeches on being an entrepreneur and social media.

Enough about me! What about you? Send me an email at curtis@curtoons.com.