Because @thedoc gave you a suggestion on your logo doesn’t mean you should automatically accept it and use as your own (which you did with minor changes). Dark websites are not bad looking. Take time with your work, you’re making very minimum changes and keep coming back for suggestions. You need inspiration other than “90’s” style websites.
I understand that; I just really liked the “mouse clicking on logo” thing. I’m not looking at “90’s” style websites for inspiration (at least not consciously). I believe I have a screenshot of what it used to look like. It was terrible. Regardless of how far it has to go, its come a loong way.
I only say that because you had to have gotten inspiration on something for you to choose this route in design. My very first website was dark as well and my logo was pure 3D which I still have somewhere, unfortunately. Not sure why you think you have to use gradient on just about everything? Can you post a few sites you really like so we can get a brief look of your style thinking?
By all means use the idea. My main emphasis was on the modern font.
We all had to start somewhere. Fortunately many years ago my harddrive was fried and I lost all of my old designs! Typography is no easy task – I’m not very good at it myself. Keep on looking at successful design and try to figure out why they are successful, chances are you’ll start to see the patterns and be able to emulate them.