I found out about Dream Wiki through Kicks Condor’s surreal blog and damn is this just what I meant about making websites weird. I have no idea who made this “GARDEN OF ASSOCIATIVE THOUGHT SLURRY COMBINED FIELD NOTES-CAREFULLY GROWN.” Just…what?
From what I can understand so far this website is a sort of lucid dream, a weird wiki of inconclusive definitions, a drunk dictionary. Take the definition for birds, for example:
ENVELOP ME IN NOISE… A SANDSTORM OF SOUND… AND SURE ENOUGH, BETWEEN THE GRAINS THERE ARE CALLS FROM OTHER WORLDS. DISTANT WAILING SIRENS, COMING CLOSER BUT STAYING OUT OF REACH… TELLING ME THAT SOMETHING IS HAPPENING, PERFUMING ME WITH SOMEONE ELSES EXCITEMENT.
This is bonkers, reading like something straight out of the manic and deranged parts of Disco Elysium. Also! Each time you refresh the page it changes the theme and the use of punctuation on the sides is randomly generated, too:
Behold! My newsletter—sent infrequently—about new things that I’m working on. Every so often it’ll contain notes about web design and publishing things that I’m interested in, too.