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Twitter & Maltese Falcon Take Flight on Same Day

Did anyone else notice that San Francisco’s two favorite birds both got hawked yesterday? SF-based Twitter flew the coop with its soaring IPO while the Maltese Falcon, the titular bird in Dashiell Hammett’s novel and John Huston’s big screen adaptation, went on the auction block. “The infamous black bird prop from the 1941 Humphrey Bogart […]

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Culture

Twitter & Maltese Falcon Take Flight on Same Day

Did anyone else notice that San Francisco’s two favorite birds both got hawked yesterday? SF-based Twitter flew the coop with its soaring IPO while the Maltese Falcon, the titular bird in Dashiell Hammett’s novel and John Huston’s big screen adaptation, went on the auction block. “The infamous black bird prop from the 1941 Humphrey Bogart […]