TS Alan

TS ALAN, Co-founder and Managing Editor.

TS was the former managing editor of Zombie Training before co-founding ZEA with former associate editor Mike Garman. TS was born outside Buffalo, NY. After attending high school he entered into a two-year community college to study Communications and Media Arts. There he became involved in the college’s radio station as a radio personality, under the pseudonym of J.D. Hollywood. After a year with WNCB radio he also became the station’s Promotions Director. J.D. Hollywood was also one of two names he used as a music reporter and Associate Editor for Buffalo Backstage, a local music magazine.

After moving to Manhattan and experiencing the Northeast blackout of 2003, he became interested in prepping and urban survival, learning much of his experience through self education and observation of tragic events like 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy.

TS Alan currently resides in the East Village of New York City and is a published author of several short stories and the zombie novel The Romero Strain.

Skills: Urban Survival / Edged Weaponry / Evasion

Firearm of Choice:

  • Sidearm – Sig Sauer P239 SAS Gen2 with Gold Dot hollow-point 9mm cartridge by CCI Speer.
  • Automatic Weapon – Colt M4 carbine with SOPMOD Block II kit.

Edged or Blunt Weapon of Choice: Woodman’s Pal machete.
Fast or Slow Zombies: Fast or slow, you won’t know until the uprising begins so be prepared for all scenarios.
Last Words: I didn’t go out kicking and screaming, I went out kicking and killing.