Webb, Gregg: Society of Sleight of Hand Artists
©2002-2003 Gregg Webb
e-Book, 144 pages
Society of
              Sleight of Hand Artists
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Comments: Gregg Webb's Society of Sleight of Hand Artists (SOSHA) Magazine is now available as part of the e-Book collection: The Book That Doesn't Exist, available on CD-ROM in PDF format. The collection includes Feen-X Volumes 1 & 2 (issues 1-24), The Book That Doesn't Exist, and The Society of Sleight of Hand Artists. This is a great collection of material.

Contents:

6 Issue 1 – The Society of Sleight of Hand Artists
7 Death and Rebirth – A Torn & Restored Card, Method 1
8 A Torn & Restored Card, Method 2
9 A Torn & Restored Card, Method 3
11 The Library – An Introduction
11 Dark Frickin’ Humor
12 Theoretical Theories – Thoughts on Restoration Themes

13 Issue 2 – David Roth Click Pass False Count and Production Combo
16 Dark Frickin’ Humor
16 Theoretical Theories – About Sleeves

18 Issue 3 – Vernon Hand Wash as B. Ball Change-Over
19 The Library – Books on Billiard Balls
20 6-as-3 Fly – Extras for 3 Fly And Standup Coin Routines
21 Fan to Bird – Transformation of a Fan Into a Dove
22 Theoretical Theories – Causing the Magic to Happen

24 Issue 4 – The “Look Ma – No Hands” Bucket for Miser’s Dream
25 Spellbound Move as Shuttle Pass – A Coin Utility Move
25 Repeat Coin to Bucket – Multiple Coin Productions
26 Dark Frickin’ Humor – Getting a Name in Magic
28 Theoretical Theories – Magic and Music.

26 Issue 5 – Two Fly: T Nelson Downs
29 Example Routine 1 – A Coin Vanishes From One Hand to Appear in the Other
29 Example Routine 2 – Two Coins Go Across
30 Example Routine 3 – Speculation on Downs’ Coin Work
31 Theoretical Theories – Precursors of Modern Coin Magic
32 Dark Frickin’ Humor – Lightning
32 D’Illusion of Grandeur – Metamorphosis

34 Issue 6 – 3 Fly for Stage – Coins from Air
39 Slowly I – Thoughts on Gimmicks Vs. Ability
40 Dark Frickin’ Humor – How Many?
40 Final Note on 3 Fly Gimmicks – Credits to Bob Swadling
40 The Library – Books and Videos
40 Watch Out David Blaine – Father Sudac!

42 Issue 7 – Middle and End of Coin Act
42 Introducing New Coins
43 Miser’s Bucket With Unusual Moves – Introducing More Coins & Ending
44 Another False Count – A New False Count for Coins
44 The Library – Paul Curry, Sol Stone, New Books

46 Issue 8 – Recycling Victor - Balls of the Webbmaster – A B. Ball Dodge
46 Webb’s Variation on the Handling of Victor’s Exit – B/ Ball Color Change
48 Bonus Routine – A Bonus B. Ball Routine
48 Bonus Bonus Routine – Variations for Shimada’s B. Balls
48 Grapevine – On The Seven Advisers
49 How Did I Get So Far Ahead? – Thoughts on Writing
49 The Jumping Shuttle Pass Versus The Sylvester Pitch
49 The Library – Curry’s Worlds Beyond, Colucci’s Encyclopedia of Egg Magic
50 Vintage Magic & Tells

51 Issue 9 – Tribute to Mike Bornstein
51 Mike Bornstein’s Paper to Bills for Stage
52 And Now – Return to B. Balls! (And Return to Shell)
54 The Dodgemaster – Dodge City (Secret Steal for Manipulation)
54 Webb’s Dodge City – One-Ahead for B. Balls
55 Pochettes Vs. Clips & Holders – Holdouts for Manipulation
56 Ball Roll With Shell On
56 Jumping Shuttle Pass With Shell – B. Ball Manipulation
57 Dark Frickin’ Humor – The Long Lost Brother
57 Theoretical Theories – Body Language for Manipulation

58 Issue 10 – Tribute to Richard Kaufman
58 Quick 1 to 4 – No-Shell B. Ball Multiplication Version 1
60 Quick 1 to 4 – No-Shell B. Ball Multiplication Version 2
61 Quick 1 to 4 – No-Shell B. Ball Multiplication Version 3 (W / Strange Changeover)
62 Further Work on Victor’s Exit – Exiting a B. Ball Color Change

63 Issue 11 – The Gregg Webb Variations on Ade Duval’s Golf Ball Routine, Parts 1- 4
66 Dark Frickin Humor – The News Galleys
66 Theoretical Theories – Thoughts on Good B. Ball Magic

68 Issue 12 – Merry Merry
68 Webb on Ade Duval’s Golf Ball Routine, Parts 5 to 8
73 Webb on Vanishes for Duval’s Golf Ball Routine
73 Theoretical Theories – Back to Dodge City for B. Ball Work
73 Pro Fun Ditties – Words From Francis Carlisle

74 Issue 13 – Torn, Restored, Diminishing & Rising Cards for Platform!
75 Rising Card – Thoughts on Presentation Style
75 Torn and Restored Card – Personal Favorites & Presentation Styles
76 Linking Cards – Presentation Tips
76 Diminishing Cards – Handling and Presentation Tips, Variations and Methods
77 Diminishing A Single Card – A Webb Original!
78 Afterburner – Thoughts on Giant Cards
78 Pro Fun Ditties – Thoughts on Self Levitation

79 Issue 14 – S’Ballbound II – Shellbound – A Three-Way B. Ball Change
80 Back to the Shell – A Method for Hiding the Shell While Displaying a Ball
81 Fool Your Doggie – Vanishing One Ball Without Using a Shell
81 Confetti Ending – Final Ball Transforms Into Confetti
82 The Vortex – Thoughts on Upcoming Temple Act

83 Issue 15 – The Temple Act
83 Push Me Pull You – Original Transformations, Vanishes, and Production for Silk
85 New B. Ball Stuff – Color Change With B.Ball Changing to Small Ball
85 Dodge Universe – New Method for Loading After a Ball Vanish
86 Doug Edwards’ Corollary – New Take on Webb’s Variation of Victor’s B. Ball Exit!
86 Dark Frickin Humor

87 Issue 16 – Dove Resurrection I – A Simpler Approach to Merlinesque
88 Correction to Webb’s Duval 1-8 Ball Routine (As Published in Genii Magazine)
90 SOSOHA Bonus – Genii Magazine Article Reprint – Merlinesque: A Dove Resurrection
93 New Candle Magic – New Ideas for Multiplying Candles
94 Rumble and Grumble – Thoughts on B. Balls and Manipulation

95 Issue 17 – Coin Issue
95 Wand Ramble – Thoughts on New Styles for Magic Wands
96 1-Coin for Stage – Make a Tapping Wand for a 1-Coin Stage Routine
98 Old English Drop Change – A Coin Change for Platform
98 Temple Act Redux – On Eggs & Webb’s Egg and Rice
99 Webb on Nest O’ Boxes – Original Signed Coin From Nest of Boxes
100 How to Use Hanging Coins in a Routine With 3-Fly
101 Two Practical B.Ball Vanishes
102 The Cusp – Thoughts on B. Balls and Manipulation

104 Issue 18 – Revisiting 2 Modern Classics
104 (A) Torn & Restored Card (Again)
106 (B) 3-Fly (Again) – With Emphasis on Last Coin
107 A Different Ending – Webb On 3-Fly (Without Ditching Last Coin)
108 Use a Wipe Down Move to Multiply B. Balls!
109 The Cusp – Linking Rings: Standup Vs Closeup

111 Issue 19 – Modified Jordan Count for 4 Rings – Part 1 of Webb’s 4 Ring Routine
112 Afterimages – Additional Thoughts on Linking Rings
113 Pros & Cons of the Ball and Cone – Thoughts on the Ball and Cone Trick
113 S’Ballbound III – Another Way to Use the Spellbound Move to Balls

115 Issue 20 – Middle Phase of 4 Ring Routine
116 Black Day at Bad Rock – On Ending SOSOHA

118 Issue 21 – End Phase of 4 Ring Routine
118 End Phase of Webb’s 4 Ring Routine
119 Thoughts on Performing to Music
119 Homage to Cardini – Using Hoops in Card Manipulation
120 Webb’s Variation on Cardini’s Hoop

121 Issue 22 – A Busking Icebreaker – Webb’s Card Castle
124 Retraction – Alex Elmsley’s Diamond Cut Diamond
124 Silk to Ball to Dove – Multiple Transformations for Stage
125 Rope Paradiddle – A False Count for Rope Routines

127 Issue 23 – Final Thoughts on Balls
127 Presentational Musings on Manipulation – Make It Look Like Magic
128 Ball From Silk Knot
128 Bubble Act – Using Bubbles in Manipulation Acts
129 Silk to Ball
129 Explanation of Publishing Format

130 Issue 24 – Final Thoughts on Standup Cards & Final Thoughts, Period)
130 Using Safe Poses During Card Manipulation
131 Card Manip Ending – Bringing Closure to a Card Manipulation Act
132 On Flourishes!
132 Dark Frickin Humor
132 In Closing – Final Thoughts & Thanks

133 SOSOHA Bonus 2 – Genii Magazine Article Reprint – Webb’s Cups and Balls Routine



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