Aside from Dapper Cadavers, what else does Dapper Cadaver have?

As many may already know, Dapper Cadaver is the perfect stop for everything dead, almost dead, formerly dead, or looks like it can make you dead. What many don’t realize is that they have other specialties too! A recent addition is their separate entity Creatures & Cultures. The items offered under that arm could be […]

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Green Set, Inc.

Recreating nature is what Green Set does, and they’ve been doing it since 1991. What began in rented trailers on Vanowen St. more than 23 years ago has turned into one of the largest greens business in the entertainment industry. While maintaining its core entertainment clientele, Green Set has expanded to provide and create props […]

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Dapper Cadaver

Blood. Gore. Death. The Macabre. Young audiences crave it. Makeup artists slave over it. Parents loath it. But at Dapper Cadaver, the ghoulish is business as usual. I quivered a bit when inventorying their cool stuff, but I couldn’t look away. From gouged eyes to realistic protruding impalements, alien corpses and zombies to two-headed parrots, […]

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Jackson Shrub Supply, Inc.

I had the pleasure of being hosted last night by Jackson Shrub Supply, Inc., one of the top Greens suppliers in the industry. Into the jungle of greens and flowers went the SDSA general membership and business partners, attending yet another meeting. As is always the case, everyone had the opportunity to get a fresh […]

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Northern Craft Casket Co.

Made in the U.S.A.! Northern Craft Casket Company has been building caskets exclusively in the United States and ships worldwide. Located on the East Coast they have worked with the Entertainment Industry to meet the need for multiples of caskets or for that wild cemetery shot. They even offer oversized caskets. Their wide selection of […]

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Dinosaurs on the Loose at Dapper Cadaver

Yang the T-Rex has hit town and you’ll find all 28 feet of him over at Dapper Cadaver. Yang fits right in over there among the bones, bloody bodies, alien corpses, zombies, and – wait for it – headless Santa Claus. If you don’t know or haven’t guessed, Dapper Cadaver is the death-related prop house […]

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Halloween is Just Around the Corner

Before they all arrive at your doorstep you might want to sit down and read some good old fashioned Horror Classics. Don’t know about you but Frankenstein, Dracula, Haunted Houses and Zombies all still scare me.  Here is a fun selection if you’re looking for a good read. Thanks Dollie Todd for reminding me that […]

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Green Set, Inc.

Reinventing nature IS their business. Since 1991, Green Set, Inc. has been family-owned and operated by Dan and Debby Needham. My first meeting with Dan and Debby was in a couple of rented office trailers located on Vanowen St. The space was tight and the crew was small, but what began in those rented trailers […]

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Gary at Jackson Shrub Supply

From Gone with the Wind to Iron Man 2, Jackson Shrub has been greening sets. Those in the entertainment business know all about Jackson Shrub Supply– and the four generations of Jacksons who have run the business since 1937. But here’s something you might not know: Gary Jackson loves flying and has been piloting planes […]

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ABC Caskets

Don’t let the casket business turn you off. Isabelle and Joey are eagerly there to help you with your rentals or sales. They are perfect for the Industry due to a couple of factors. They will specially customize your casket any way you want: almost any wood or metal and any color. The last time […]

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