Snoop Dogg's Profane, Ecumenical, Pepsi-Shilling Rendition of ''Twas the Night Before Christmas'

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This Christmas season has brought us many updates of holiday classics, from Christmas Vacation reimagined as Inception to "The Gift of the Magi" reinvented as a Glee plotline.

And now we have Snoop Dogg's rendition of "A Visit From St. Nicholas" (better known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"). His version—recorded as a Pepsi Max ad—includes cursing, a reference to fellow musician Beck (Santa brings little Calvin "two turntables and a microphone"), and a shout-out to those who don't celebrate Christmas ("to them I say, 'Mazel tov'"):

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Eleanor Barkhorn is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

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