(More than you probably ever wanted to know....)

(in the car from the Spookhouse ride in Tim Burton's "Ed Wood", January 2004)

Name - EVB stands for Elizabeth Victoria Bouras

Current home - Washington Grove, MD (suburb of Washington DC). Previously resided in Kingston, NY; Narberth, PA; Philadelphia, PA and NYC

Schooling - Shipley School, Barnard College, Tyler School of Art (Bachelor of Fine Arts)

Employment - As a day job I work for the National Institutes of Health. On the side I run my own business selling limited edition sculptures of horses under my studio name "Amarna Productions" and do a lot of freelance photography

My Live Journal - http://www.livejournal.com/users/evb/

Myspace- http://www.myspace.com/sistinas

Other interests - collecting comics and original comic art art (Click here to go to a gallery of my stuff!), horror fiction & movies, Japanese animation/cels & manga, jewelry by Axel, toys (especially any Tim Burton/Nightmare Before Christmas/Beetlejuice stuff and Devilman figurines), horse figurines, hanging out with friends, tattoos plus driving hellish mileage on crazy road trips to see my favorite bands for the umpteenth time and attempting to teach myself how to play upright bass.

Fav Bands - Tiger Army, Zombie Ghost Train, AFI, Danzig, Samhain, The Misfits (original 1977-1983, I ignore anything after that...), The Smiths/Morrissey, Viva hate, David Bowie, Roxy Music/Bryan Ferry, The Sisters of Mercy, The Mission, Fields of The Nephilim, Bauhaus, Tones on Tails, Siouxsie &; the Banshees, Specimen, Empire Hideous, The Cult, Mad Sin, Nekromantix, The Meteors, Horrorpops, Rezurex, Social Distortion, The Cramps, 12 Step Rebels, Lost City Angels, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Depeche Mode, The Cure, Ministry, NIN, Skinny Puppy, Electric Hellfire Club, Klaus Nomi, Dead or Alive, Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, The Cure, Psychotica, Glampire, Chris Isaak, Robert Johnson, Metro, Duncan Browne, Peter Godwin

Fav Writers - Harlan Ellison, Jonathan Carroll, Clive Barker, H.P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert Bloch, Joe R. Lansdale, Robert McCammon, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Alan Moore, Kerouac, Seth Morgan, Chuck Palahniuk, Michael Chabon, Poppy Z Brite, Oscar Wilde, Edgar Allen Poe, Charles Baudelaire, Jorge Karl Huysman, T.S. Eliot, Tennessee Williams

Fav Artists - Salvador Dali,H.R. Giger, Aubrey Beardsley, Alastair, Harry Clarke, Yoshitaka Amano, Botticelli, Gialorenzo Bernini, Edwin Bogucki , Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Michael Wm. Kaluta, Craig Hamilton, Tony Harris, Simon Bisley, Martin Emond, Glenn Fabry, Michael Zulli, Joseph M. Linsner, Axel, Go Nagai, Nirasawa, Renee Lalique, Paul Booth, Guy Atchison

Fav Comics - Grendel, The Crow, Sandman, Preacher, The Invisibles, V For Vendetta, The Watchmen, Transmetropolitan, Mage, Cry for Dawn/Dawn, Faust

Fav Directors - Tim Burton, David Lynch, Terry Gilliam, The Coen Brothers, David Fincher, John Waters, Quentin Tarantino, Hayao Miyazaki, Jacques Tourneur & Val Lewton, Tod Browning, Frederico Fellini, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Werner Herzog, Guillermo Del Toro

Actors -Johnny Depp, Nicholas Cage, Alan Rickman, Willem Dafoe, Klaus Kinski, Crispen Glover

Actresses: Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Christina Ricci, Uma Thurman

Some Fav Movies: Buckaroo Banzai, Phantom of the Paradise, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Brazil, Time Bandits, Night Breed, Big Trouble in Little China, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Hellraiser, Alien, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Wild At Heart, Blue Velvet, Casablanca, Harvey, Arsenic & Old Lace, Curse of the Demon, The Island of Lost Souls, Bedazzled (the brilliant original with Peter Cook & Dudley Moore, not the awful remake), Fargo, Se7en, Fight Club, American Beauty, Santa Sangre, City of Lost Children, Spirited Away

TV shows: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Twin Peaks, The X Files, Death Note, Heroes, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Ren & Stimpy, Pee Wee's Playhouse

Pets - ”Spooky" the grey tabby Maine Coon cat and Marissa" a/ka "Rissa", "Miss Riss" or "Miss Jungles" the hyperactive torbie cat

In May 2005 lost my beloved Maine Coon Cat "Boo" to old age & kidney failure after being with her for 21 years and she is much missed - her tribute here

Wheels - 2001 black Hyundai Elantra (needed something reliable), Click here to see my former car, a 1988 Celica ("Adrenochrome" cause she was fast n' red) was sadly killed by a large wheel that fell off the back of a flatbed truck.

my lame attempt at self portrait April 24, 2004

EVB with Nick 13 from TIGER ARMY - April 3, 2004 in Pomona, CA

EVB with Geoff Kresge from TIGER ARMY - April 3, 2004 in Pomona, CA

EVB with Fred Hell from TIGER ARMY - April 3, 2004 in Pomona, CA

EVB with Glenn Danzig (doing the evil "photo face") - November 19, 2003 in Towson, MD

EVB with Davey Havok of AFI - October 7 2003 in Milwaukee, WI

EVB with Hunter of AFI - October 8 2003 in Green Bay, WI

EVB with Jade Puget of AFI May 23 2003 in Charlotte NC

EVB with Adam Carson of AFI July 7 2003 in London, Ontario

EVB with Glenn Danzig, 1994

EVB with comic artist extroidinaire Simon Bisley
and Glenn Danzig at the '95 San Diego Comic Con

(Note on web graphics - this page uses the "Barocopal" set from the much missed "Moyra's Web Jewels" site)