Before I do, though, I want to put them through a rigorous vetting process. Below is a list of several of these truisms; the space provided is for you to give me any counter-examples you can think of. (I have actually already thought of exceptions for #3 and #4, so it shouldn't be too hard, except for the first one, which I believe is ironclad.) Have fairy-fun.
No movie director with only one name has ever been any good.
The length of time during which any given band does its most interesting and worthwhile work is no longer than seven years.
Writers who come to comics after having achieved success in other media put out lousy work.
If a novel contains more than five poems, or if the novel begins with a poem, it will suck.
Leonard Pierce is a sackoshit cowboy who never did nuthin for nobunny.