Down in the monologue. Actor Paul Giamatti ’89 DRA ’94 was mentioned in Academy Award host Chris Rock’s opening monologue. Rock made a dig about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy surrounding the show: “Think about what [Giamatti] has done in the last few years. Last year, he is in ‘12 Years A Slave’ and hates black people. This year, he loves black people. That’s range.”