Happy New Year!

Hazaa! Fireworks are shooting off, sparkling wine bottles are popping, and a new year has begun. Now let’s see how long my resolution to avoid brownies will last. A lot of changes are planned for this year. This includes the new 26th Edition of Debbies Book, free editions of our digital books, and the release […]

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Yes, The Rumors are True – Debbies Book is Coming to Android Marketplace!

I’ve been receiving emails, Facebook messages, and phone calls since the release of the Debbies Book iPhone App, “When is it coming to the Android?” I’ve always said it was on the list, and now that list has gotten one item shorter. Users will still have the same flexible browsing everyone has come to appreciate […]

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Enjoy the Labor Day Weekend!

This coming Monday is Labor Day, in case you didn’t know. I can certainly tell you that we in the office are very aware of the holiday and will be treating as such. We’ll be back on Tuesday to answer calls and emails. Until then, I hope you can labor on without us!

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Happy 4th of July 2013!

It’s Independence Day, and so I hope that all of you have a great holiday, I know I will! The office is closed until next week. That’s why after I post this cheesy celebratory picture I’m not answering the phone. Be safe (but not so safe that it’s boring).

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Debbies Book Available Formats

Get the current available formats here! Purchase Debbies Book at the Following locations! Castex Rentals The Hand Prop Room LP. History for Hire LCW Props Omega/Cinema Props Debbies Book brought to your doorstep! Brought back by popular demand, the 2013 25th Edition of Debbies Book, full color, in the form of an 81/2 x 11 […]

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New York Prop Houses

I had an opportunity to travel to New York a couple of weeks ago and see what there is to see on the other side. I was pleasantly surprised to find there were some solid sources over there. There was an interesting greens place in Manhattan called American Foliage, a fully stocked wardrobe expendables store […]

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Tinder Box Tobacco Shop

Well, all good things must come to an end, and the Tinder Box Tobacco Shop on Santa Monica Blvd. will close its doors on June 3o. For years, Nilly catered to the prop masters who needed that ‘hard to find’ tobacco product. Pocket ash trays, herbal cigarettes, cigar cutters and all other smoking-related products − […]

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Zipjack Custom Umbrellas

Yes, it’s true – ZipJack Custom Umbrellas is closing its factory doors. For nearly 50 years, the folks a ZipJack proudly produced quality umbrellas for restaurants & cafés and hotels & resorts, as well as rain, golf and theatrical umbrellas. Those custom umbrellas will be missed. Thank you to everyone at ZipJack, and we wish […]

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Where’s My Cup Holder?

Long ago and far away, in the early ‘70s, I worked with a prop master on the Norman Lear shows named Tim Schultz. Since then, Tim has gone on to bigger film and TV shows and, along the way, has created tools of the trade to fill those unmet needs in the property department. Where’s […]

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