You're talking about density I think, which is orthogonal to mediocrity. I wrote about it in a couple of posts ~2012. You're on to something. Density comes from tighening grounding https://www.ribbonfarm.com/2012/01/11/seeking-density-in-the-gonzo-theater/ https://www.ribbonfarm.com/2012/05/03/rediscovering-literacy/
Thanks, probably backread these when I started following Ribbonfarm but totally forgot about them. Will have to reread!