Tag: Gorilla

Best Birthday Ever!

On this day in 2008, Strange Jason posted the first ever Gravedigger’s Local 16 entry. To celebrate the site’s birthday, let’s watch a video of a birthday party featuring an amazing (and huge) King Kong costume: Awesome stuff, right? It gets better: I noticed that video’s description said the father of the boy the party …

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Gemora Greatness

In honor of Asian Heritage Month, let’s take a look at the life and works of legendary gorilla suit maker/actor Charles Gemora. Charles “Charlie” Gemora was born on August 15th, 1903 in the Philippines. Stowing away on a ship headed for America, Gemora arrived in California and made money selling portraits on the street in …

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Ghost Hunting with the Muppets

It’s no secret that we here at Gravedigger’s Local 16 love puppets, especially the Muppets. So you can imagine how delighted I was to find this ghost-hunting demonstration by Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker, straight from the official themuppetlabs Youtube channel: I was originally going to save this for the next installment of my “horror …

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Robot Monster: Special Edition

I think the person who uploaded this, backobeyond, summed it up nicely: “The following is a clip from a 1982 MTV special. Before MTV had enough music videos to fill their day they scheduled with specials and events. In this TV special Videography Studios and 3D Video pooled their resources and shot new 3D footage …

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