Feb 03, 2017
Yes, it'd be good to have a female lead in Doctor Who, says Debra-Jane Appelby. But wouldn't it also be good to have a woman in charge of the show?
Nov 09, 2016
Movie auteur John Carpenter’s Assault on Precinct 13 turns 40 today, giving Debra-Jane Appelby the perfect excuse to wax lyrical about the sheer John Carpenterness of John Carpenter.
Aug 30, 2016
Debra-Jane Appelby is both 21 and 50 this year. Wait, what? Don't worry, she's going to explain. But also ask, what does age really matter anyway?
Jul 19, 2016
Because the people with all the power seem to have fucked-up priorities, we’re asking our writers what five laws they’d enact if they ran the country (or indeed world). First up is Debra-Jane Appelby, who doesn’t do things by halves.
Apr 19, 2016
The world of comics has become a lot more female-focused in recent years. So why, asks Debra-Jane Appelby, are woman characters still put at risk to spur male heroes into action?
Jan 19, 2016
The era-defining sci-fi show returns with a six-part miniseries at the end of January (February on Channel 5 for us Brits). So, asks Debra-Jane Appelby, is it a fan-inspired resurgence or more cynical Hollywood remaking?
Dec 17, 2015
It’s hard to deliver to the nostalgist while trying to bring in an entire new generation. Here’s hoping then, says Star Wars fan Debra-Jane Appelby.
Dec 04, 2015
Strong women abound in the final big-screen outing for Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games series. But is it any good? We sent Debra-Jane Appelby to find out.
Dec 01, 2015
The late, great Richard Pryor would have been 75 today. Debra-Jane Appleby tells us why he’s the god-daddy of alternative comedy.
Oct 22, 2015
After early discouragement in school, Debra-Jane Appelby wrote off her chances of ever playing a musical instrument. But it turns out all she needed was a ukulele, the internet and a bit (but really not a lot) of time.