Paul Kix was educated in the public schools of rural Iowa and is a 2003 graduate of Iowa State University. He interned at many places, most notably ESPN the Magazine, found permanent employment in Phoenix at New Times, and then, in 2004, moved to Dallas and the city’s alt-weekly, the Observer. He is now associate editor at D magazine, Dallas’s monthly magazine. In his office cube is a miniature Cadillac Escalade. It has spinners. Paul’s proud of those spinners.