Oscar nominee Greg Kinnear - As Good As It Gets, Talk Soup), for an esteemed paleontology grant. Unfortunately, Hobart also happens to be Charlie's (recurring guest star Aisha Tyler - Talk Soup) obsessed ex-boyfriend. Hobart offers the grant to Ross on the condition that he break up with Charlie. Meanwhile, Phoebe tries to give a hideous painting she created to an extremely reluctant Monica and Rachel. Also, Joey is offended when Chandler lies about viewing Joey's bizarre audition tape reel.