Jamie Blaine

As likely to quote Axl Rose as Saint Augustine, Jamie Blaine is a licensed sex and suicide specialist who has worked in libraries, psych wards, haunted houses, megachurches, radio stations and roller rinks. He is non-fiction editor of the L.A. literary collective "The Nervous Breakdown," music editor of the Salon affiliate "The Weeklings," and a former contributor to the world’s only religious satire magazine, "The Wittenburg Door." Blaine lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Stories by Jamie Blaine
Is Anyone Still Writing Love on Her Arms?

The “To Write Love on Her Arms” founder talks depression, the church, and his new book.

Prostitutes Will Enter God’s Kingdom Before You

A Q&A with Hookers for Jesus founder, Annie Lobert, on sex work, stigmas, and her Savior.

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The Redemption of Shawn Michaels

A Q&A with the WWE Hall of Famer on his rise, fall, return — and new memoir.

Is Donald Miller Becoming a Motivational Speaker?

The “Blue Like Jazz” author on how he lost everything — his money, his health, and his existential crisis.

Glam Metal for God: A Q&A with Stryper Frontman Michael Sweet

In the 1980s, bands like Poison and Mötley Crüe ruled the airwaves — and Stryper ruled right alongside them.

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Guess That’s Why We Sing Amazing Grace

A beat-up Cutlass rolls toward the psych ward with two strippers in the front and a roller rink DJ-turned-therapist at the wheel.