Episode 33

Dr. Bob meets Gary Vaynerchuk

Published on: 5th September, 2022

The Official Seenagers, Never too late

So I am watching Tic Tok, and I find this guy, Dr. Bob, who is so thrilled to meet the marketing dude all over the internet named Gary Vaynerchuk, so I write a comment. 'I gotta meet this guy, Dr. Bob,' ...and Bob responded. With his fedora hat, Dr. Bob, the eye doctor, lives in Rancho Rancho Cucamonga, CA... "I think that is where he lives?" Anyway, Dr. Bob, the eye guy, is gonna be in New York! So Bob shows up in the studio.

Dr. Bob, is 66 years old, has tons of drive and feels like he is just getting started. Just goes to show ya, no matter what you do, it's never too late. Give a listen.

Here is Dr. Bob's website https://www.ranchoeyedoctor.com/

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SUMMARY KEYWORDS

Gary vee, Gary Vaynerchuk, Vayner Media, shit, eye, Yankees, Mets, people, Jews, Italians, friends, golfer, listening, good, YouTube, glasses, gave, talking, passion, hell, pictures, eye floater, 20 10 vision, man, Fedora hat, Hats, New York, California, Tic Tok, Instagram, Facebook, Social Media

SPEAKERS

charlie ponger, Gary Vaynerchuk and Dr. Bob, Gary Vaynerchuck and Dr. Bob and Charlie Ponger, Dr Bob and Gary Vaynerchuk, Dr Bob

Dr Bob and Gary Vaynerchuk:

probably the oldest one on this line here. I'm 66 years old, the passion is still growing more excited than ever big stuff for me. I've been listening to him 2012 2013 excited to meet him. I fuck and enjoy the shit out of

Dr Bob:

me since I think I'm the oldest motherfucker on the line.

Gary Vaynerchuk and Dr. Bob:

I loved every second of the email. I put something on me 100% How do I identify myself?

d Dr. Bob and Charlie Ponger:

The 66 year old old motherfucker in life? You mean? 66 years. Hey, everyone, welcome to the official teenagers. That was Dr. Bob and I am actually here with Dr. Bob right now. I actually found Dr. Bob online. I found him on a social media site Bob. I don't know was it. Instagram or Tiktok? What was

Dr Bob:

the one I found out about it actually, because one of my friends on Tik Tok says, Bob, you're on Instagram with Gary Vee. I was looking all over to see if they put that shit on. Yeah. And I was looking on YouTube. Yeah, never saw it. And all sudden, he said I got so friggin excited by the whole thing. Because I had a friend of mine, Amy. And she went up to me. She said, Bob, I saw the pictures. I thought it was great. Did you record it? Yes. No, I couldn't because they just didn't reach my headsets didn't reach foreign. Oh, all right, but they recorded it. Yeah, I just got so friggin excited when I saw it. I kept listening to it and listening to it. And

charlie ponger:

so I wrote you a note. Right on. I don't know if it was Instagram or Tiktok. And then you responded, did you respond or

Dr Bob:

I might have my social media. You have a social media person? Well,

charlie ponger:

the hell's gonna be you? Well, the

Dr Bob:

thing of it is She monitors everything. Yeah. And she responded back. And I told her that she went through the whole list of comments. We had over 1100 comments. Isn't that great? From the guarantee? All the comments he has from all his other shows in his this right? Pretty good.

charlie ponger:

Yeah. So you you have a passion for this guy. Gary Vee was a big social media guy, right? He's a younger guy. What is he like? 4039?

Dr Bob:

He's about 46. No, he looks. He looks okay. But he's been doing this for a long time. He's one of the first to do email marketing back in the 90s. Yeah, he did YouTube with his wine company.

charlie ponger:

And you got you got like a little man crush on this guy. Well, I don't know if

Dr Bob:

but we started it. And I even started a mastermind group. And you we know it that Napoleon Hill, we put a mastermind group together on his book, not crushing it, but crushing it was his second one. Yeah. And I showed him, you know, just started listening. And I said, How am I going to be I started emailing this Macaca thing in the mail, be friends. Yeah. And say, oh, email and said, you can come down to cool kicks in mid city La on Melrose and meet the guy will do this shit. Is that how much of an I was able to get online? Yeah, I only had a way to the show started about 11. I got there a 10. In other words, you go you filter to the line, he starts talking to you. Yeah, an autographed copy of his book.

charlie ponger:

I don't know, man. This is crazy for me. Well, because first of all, I see this guy in this fantastic hat that you're wearing right door to door.

Dr Bob:

I bought them 1005 hours somebody and I said, I need to get this. Because I was going back to New York and the voice went out this girl and bang, still use the same font.

charlie ponger:

I said, Who the hell is this guy? And I wrote him a no, I got to talk to you. And then the next thing you know, we're you and I are communicating. And you live in California. Right? You say you're gonna be here in New York. You need to

Dr Bob:

buy some shit on a computer. I said that shit. I can't do anything. I'll come

charlie ponger:

to you. I'll come to the cottage and do an episode with you. Yeah, Sam couldn't

Dr Bob:

hear you coming into New York. Yeah, for the memorial. For the Labor Day weekend. It come in every major holiday and I'm really excited about and you're Where are you from Brooklyn. I'm from Long Island. My folks are in Brooklyn. And but I stay allotted and I don't go back here.

charlie ponger:

Well, I mean, I knew you weren't from California. But how long have you been in California?

Dr Bob:

41 years. Purpose. Wow. Yeah, that was the time I got out there just in time to watch the Yankees lose to the Dodgers and the last World Series together 1981 more tickets at Yankee Stadium in 2017. For the Dodger Yankee series, and we all know what our Tuesday did. Let us take a shirt off. So instead of having Yankee Dodgers series You had a series that nobody gave a shit. And the Houston Astros wow we

charlie ponger:

do you talk to your patients like this? You're an eye doctor right? Some

Dr Bob:

of them are Do you know what I did the video that we just did? Yeah, I originally had put that on Facebook and everything. Yeah. I said you know some some of my patients might take offense to some of this stuff. So I left it I have a fanpage in New York or on Facebook called New York experienced I left it on there. But there was some great comments on the stills by Gary Vee said this guy's really got it together. He's got passion. You got 27 year olds that think the world is over. They haven't made 18 year olds that this pasture you say they want to be a millionaire. So this guy's got 30 more years of stuff. So friggin natural. Somebody said on the comments, like I said, you were over 1100 of them. So you guys should do a show together. Yeah, you should. Jesus Christ, you know, damn, well, you know, I'd like to meet his own man. The off the caca from a ruse.

charlie ponger:

What does that mean?

Dr Bob:

The tacos Oh, man, but it literally means Oh, shit. Oh.

charlie ponger:

Yeah, go again, any language? So we're a Long Island. You grow up?

Dr Bob:

I grew up in Westbury, Long Island, and I really enjoyed it. You know, we had what a diverse group?

charlie ponger:

Yeah, were there Italians, Jews? Yeah. Latin

Dr Bob:

riots. Oh, yeah. Not much. Not much. Not much Latin.

charlie ponger:

What's the difference between a Jew and an Italian because we have a Jew and Italian sitting right here right now.

Dr Bob:

Well, if we're not loving each other. And I use that line. I was up in an Italian place in Arthur Avenue, which is a little boy. Yeah. The Bronx Bronx school. Amelia is Yeah, and it's on my YouTube channel. Catan with my YouTube, please. It's i i talk. That's EY E T A L K. With Dr. Barbash. Is Dr. And the interview the proprietor of it? Yeah, she goes, that's the one I use. She says, Are you Jewish? Yeah, without loving each other will kill you. And we had a whole you know why Italians from Brooklyn don't go up to the Bronx. Yeah.

charlie ponger:

Did they give you a reason for that?

Dr Bob:

No, she just thought it was crazy. But she was a wonderful lady. The food was outstanding. Yeah. And I haven't think of Expresso. And what does she do? She gives me this. You know what Anna said? It's

charlie ponger:

yeah, do I know what Anna said is?

Dr Bob:

You know what, Morgan David? No. No, I just said, What's the difference between anisette Yeah, and Sam booga. I don't know sweeter. Did look both licorice and of course. She gives you the whole goddamn bottle full of drinking by Expresso.

charlie ponger:

Yeah, espresso not express so.

charlie ponger:

It's good felt to fish. I don't know. It

Dr Bob:

felt the fish. You know, a lot of Jews don't even need to filter fish. Love it. Yeah. Oh, phony baloney ones don't. So anyway. It's really I love the people here in New York. You know, I showed you pictures that I took.

charlie ponger:

Yeah, that was awesome. Tell me tell our listeners about I took

Dr Bob:

a picture. We're doing gang signs with the gang banger on the stadium. And then the other side. I took a picture with an LAPD. LAPD spyness Yeah. A lot of COP. Yeah. And, you know, they have really good pictures. With my fedora. Yeah. And when I'm in a winter coat, and I just put on the thing people have great.

charlie ponger:

Yeah. And you wrote you told me off. Mike, you told me the kid was the gangbanger was wearing his Yankee cap backwards. No, no, that's something else. Oh, that was something else. my listening skills are going down the toilet, guys.

Dr Bob:

You know, you're part of the craft club, you

charlie ponger:

know. That's a good one. I love that. I'm gonna I'm gonna use it on Debbie.

Dr Bob:

So anyway, we're getting out of a cigar bar on First Avenue and 62nd Street. It's no longer open. But that later became a speakeasy. Yeah, but I think it's gone. So anyway, walk it up in the air for hip hoppers, with the Yankee hats backwards probably in their early 20s. And I'm in my 60s. Lady, I'm witnesses Their 70s Wow, let me just the friend of whom I met. And she was little fishing machine, which means a little bit drunk from a cognac and a couple of hits off the cigar. So going up so so go to those kids, the Yankee heads backwards. And I said, Hey, you make the Yankee hammer famous than the Yankees. He goes, what? And he said, Well, that's Jay Z song Empire State. Yeah. How's it going? He goes, and the rest of it goes, I'm not gonna sing the whole thing and I told you why. And we start singing it together. You know, I believe blue but at the crypto but I gotta I gotta sing that shit.

Dr Bob:

My wife. We just had a great time. We'll see people who just tried to a good boy. It was just a lot of fun. You know, I really enjoy the people. You know, I started talking with them. How the goddamn train today? Yeah. And it's to

charlie ponger:

you got off the train. I was waiting for you.

Dr Bob:

Waiting. Yeah. So I'm so sick of people asking, like carry your bags. That shit. So I said to the ladies, can I carry a bag? Yeah, good for you said you're 31. So we had a nice conversation. I said, You ever hear Gary Vee? And he said, No, this isn't one of the biggest marketers, one of the biggest entrepreneurs, really into people trying to get their heads straight and never trying to sell you a friggin program. Right? From the people who listen to him, right. He's better than anybody else. I'm not gonna mention any. Do you know what I'm trying to do? He's trying to sell you shit. Yeah. So

Dr Bob:

I can't tell you how many courses but it helps. I said he's with VaynerMedia. Yeah. So I said fine. So I said, Listen, if you can remember this, go to Instagram. Go to YouTube. Go.

charlie ponger:

Check Jack

Dr Bob:

said just look for 60 year old man. Gary Vee. Yeah. Gary Vee is one word GA ry ve Yeah. And 60 year old, and you'll see it come up. And it was really good. But the thing of it is, and I was telling you, Charlie, that we had a big conversation before that, when I made the comment that sorry for talking. So like, Yeah, I mean, all the other people were there. And it was really good. I didn't record I have a friend Amy. She says Why didn't you record it? And just show trophies because the things my ears were not reached with my cell phone. But I'm glad they recorded this part of it here. Yeah. And it's really something and you know, he's an interesting guy because he came from Belarus, which is the old Soviet Union. I think he came for the Jews for bread program. Seriously. Yeah, we're offering Russia grain and they released Jews out of the Soviet Jesus Christ. You know, that was really fucked up. Yeah, let me tell you something. I'm not gonna get into politics. Because because it sucks. Yeah, he came over was third. You know, all. All the Jews came over as immigrants was supposed to do great in school. That was the big stereotype. Right? That was your way out of poverty. Not him. He was third from his bottom his way out of poverty. He started trading baseball cards. Is that right? Made $3,000 in a weekend and then his own man makes him go to work. It is Lucas his wine store for $2 an hour. And he says haka, mon to him. And his he gets praise. He gets praised as I get praise. Yeah, so my mom's that's nice. He reveals her as I reveal mine I in fact, I dedicated my book that I wrote, what's

charlie ponger:

the name of the book? Looking good? Looking good. Because your eye Oh, that's a cute name.

Dr Bob:

Looking good. Backslash. My passion for Optometry in the lives I've changed.

Dr Bob:

What Amazon?

charlie ponger:

Alright, but let me ask you a question. What the hell made you decide you wanted to be an eye doctor? You have a passion for eyes? Well? Yeah, there you go.

Dr Bob:

In the health care profession you because you like health

Dr Bob:

care, and but I didn't want blood and guts. Now this is interesting. Yeah. Do you do?

charlie ponger:

Do you do surgery? No. I'm

Dr Bob:

an optometrist. Surgery pseudo I do two things. I co manage. I give my patients who wanted to do LASIK or cataract surgery, what's best for them before they actually hit the surgeon. So they have a half way of telling what's going on and they get my point of view, which isn't just the monetary Yeah, but it's also in their best interest.

charlie ponger:

why did why do people when they get older when they're driving in the car, in order for them to see they turn down the radio so they can see better? What the hell is that all about? Well, you know,

Dr Bob:

I never really

Dr Bob:

honestly I'm going to crash up there.

charlie ponger:

I could tell with your personality. Yeah, your headphones. What about the time I was at an eye doctor for a checkup? And he's this was really mean to this guy. I said, he goes, Oh, you got a little black spot in the way back of your eye. And I asked him, so what do we do about that? And he was keep an eye on it. And I was like, what? You son of a bitch. Oh, what do you do? There was nothing there.

Dr Bob:

What do you want? What do you mean his monitor? Yeah, I know. It doesn't get any bigger.

charlie ponger:

No, I know. But there's nothing there. I went back and there was nothing there. Ever. There must have been a flake in the in the thing or something. It could be

Dr Bob:

Yeah. But you know, some of the stuff that I have. I have a question about always refer to a specialist. And

charlie ponger:

are you getting serious Amina? Because we're talking about Doctor shit, right? Yeah. So wait, wait, wait, wait. I want to just say one more thing about it. I'm playing golf. This is true. I'm playing golf and I'm putting and all of a sudden I see like these gnats in front of me. So I'm waving and I'm waving and I'm waving. And the guy goes it's floater. I go, you guys see gnats. But gnats. There's no nachos or floaters. And I'm like, What the hell's a floater and explain it to me. And I remember I was a little kid. I used to lie in bed and look at the there were white things and I was mesmerized by them. But now they're black.

Dr Bob:

Can I divert just a little guys. You have a few seniors in your audience? Very few

charlie ponger:

of them, right? Yeah. Anyway, teenagers. We're seeing ages. We're not I'm not admitting that. Senior.

Dr Bob:

Okay. So anyway, one of the things that's important when you're golfing, yeah. Is that when you're learning, you can't call for the bifocal. Really, right? Some people do, but you really most can't. But the most important, so let's say you have distance glasses, and you see Yeah, driven as far as you can possibly drive it. Yeah. Problem is, if you're putting your three field and this is a field, I can't

charlie ponger:

believe what you're gonna say. Because this is exactly what I do.

Dr Bob:

So anyway, if you three to three and if you're half half assed golfer, yeah, pretty good. You're gonna take gonna have trouble focusing on the ball and the pen, back and forth. Yeah, the only thing that can work for that and when they work, they work great. Yeah, so my youtube channel too, with the tennis player and the golfer multifocal contact lenses because they do not have an up and down left and right it's like simultaneous Oh,

charlie ponger:

my friend Patty boys gonna need those. And

Dr Bob:

when they work, yeah, they really work. I had one guy who is a tennis player. Almost perfect vision for distance. Yeah. 55 years old that prescribed he says my game improved. Why did he say it's game improved? He was eight he was this good? You know, you gotta be good. He can't. This isn't gonna make a miracle. Yeah, but he was now able to see the spin on the ball as he came to him. It's great. It's good to go. And so he said the difference in his play they were wondering whether he's taking lessons or whatever. So that part

charlie ponger:

What about the dominant eye? Because that's me and golf. Right? I know that I have a dominant eye but he has a dominant die. Alright, so I use that I when I'm putting only makes a big difference on a close it I just turn my head like, you know, if you're playing baseball, and you're like that, and it makes a massive difference in my accuracy pony,

Dr Bob:

right. But sometimes you have to use the other eye. You know why? If you were able to come over here if you hold the finger out, yeah. And you have somebody tried to touch it. Yeah. If you close one eye, you'll miss Yeah, that's you do it on yourself. You do on somebody else. Okay.

charlie ponger:

Coming to do that tonight to my friends. Yeah. And watch, you're gonna have to show me like later because this is a this isn't a visual thing.

Dr Bob:

But what you would do is you would actually have them touch it with both eyes open and have them cover one eye and they'll miss every time every time about this God. And I'm not gonna say your tremendous god. I'm not gonna say who it is. Yeah, but there are certain people who can't throw free throws. And it might be a matter of depth perception. If their eyes are not straight. They're not locked on and they don't have binocular depth perception. And it doesn't take binocular depth perception to dunk a ball

charlie ponger:

What about 2010 vision? Very few

Dr Bob:

people have I had it.

Dr Bob:

Mazel Tov, but he shipped

Dr Bob:

me with my 2025 Yeah, see me wearing glasses? No

charlie ponger:

now I can't see shit. Well, I had a piece of steel Am I termed as healthy

Dr Bob:

especially if it's in the center.

Dr Bob:

Yes, most people that's one of the biggest problems that people have with when they age. Yeah, can't read anymore. And his bugs a shell out and I always had one eye that was a little more nearsighted than the other just enough. Yeah, right now I can still read. Yeah, okay, how am I need glasses for driving is if I were non prescription sunglasses, because it darkens. Good enough. Okay, I see. You're a golfer. Yeah, if you're a little competitive and gave me any good golfer give you a friend a pair of polarized sunglasses, they won't. They can't fucking read the green layer that

charlie ponger:

my ex perpetual fiance bought me sport glasses that change their prescription was a very nice thing for her to do, right. I mean, it's because it was riding bicycles a lot at the time. And she was in so she just bought them for me. This is like two or three women not together for a long, long time and two years ago she gave Don't forget me Marvin now. Who's Lee Marvin for what? halomonas? No, even if that were the case, no. Yeah, no way.

Dr Bob:

Yeah, matter

Dr Bob:

but yet that's why the term alimony

charlie ponger:

bias because your pal from the Dirty Dozen man Holy shit. All right. Well, so this was fantastic conversation, huh?

Dr Bob:

I enjoy the shit.

Dr Bob:

It's really good. Yeah.

charlie ponger:

I want to thank you so much for coming, man. My pleasure. It was fantastic. You're a great guy. I'm so glad you're here. I'm so glad I met you. Maybe we can do another episode. What

Dr Bob:

do you think? Absolutely. Whatever. You're ready. All right, whatever. Alright, everyone.

charlie ponger:

Thank you so much for listening to the official teenagers Who the hell's better than you? All right. See you later. Bye.

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