Eric Alper, the ur-poster

"Bachman-Turner Overdrive," reads a tweet posted at 6am by Eric Alper. Sure enough, below the fold is a black and white photo of Robbie Bachman, Randy Bachman, and Fred Turner. This was his 11th tweet of the day, and just like all the others, there does not appear to be any propulsive spark for its germination. It relates to no news stories, or blog-friendly album anniversaries, or even a contrarian intellectual deep-read of the blue-collar sorrow hidden within "Takin' Care of Business." No, it is just a picture of Bachman-Turner Overdrive.

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