Jeff Labrecque
December 20, 2011 AT 06:30 PM EST

Three Wishes: Mitch Haaseth

Two timeless holiday traditions — a reading of  “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” and… booze — have been melded together by FunnyOrDie. The holiday edition of their “Drunk History” series features a sauced telling of the classic poem, as Jim Carrey, Ryan Gosling, and Eva Mendes are put through the slurred paces. An inebriated whiskey-lover named Allan struggles through the nearly 200-year-old tale, though he knows he stumbles when he says lines like, “The children were hung…”

Gosling’s “spring” from his bed could use a little work (but then again, why would anyone be in a rush to leave a sleeping Eva Mendes?). Carrey — best known as a Grinch or at least a Scrooge — finally gets to play the jolly big guy here, reminding us why Santa always has a rosy red nose and cheeks. Watch the NSFW clip below:

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