This is a plate from the story. It refers to one of the original ideas written around 1998. Although most of the plots and scenario have changed, this and the Glen scene (the opening of the main arc) have remained almost untouched.
Everything you've read on the 'net is true.
The Eclectic Meme conspiracy is a postmodern website/ book/ RPG online game that depicts a post peak oil world where occult magic, fairy slavery, nanotechnology and genetic mutations have changed humanity as we know it. Drawing from popular culture and the mass media, it serves as a chronicle of the volumes of information we consume daily.