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Media Moments

Books of Summer Interview

Click the "Button Below" to read a great Books of Summer interview with "Kensington Kid" Author Bill Mettinger. Books of Summer is an Independent authors blog that recommends independent books to readers.

"Giant Gene" & Terry's Sounds 'n' Sites of Philly

Philly Radio Legend "Giant" Gene Arnold sat down with "Kensington KId" Author Bill Mettinger for a great "remember when" conversation. Click on the link below to visit "Giant Gene's" Philly Sounds Website and listen in on this and other fun filled & nostalgic broadcasts.

6ABC Interview with David Murphy of Action News

Although not from Kensington, David Murphy and his wife got a hold of a copy of "Kensington Kid" and really enjoyed it. David mentioned he was reading the book on his Facebook page thus leading to a great interview with a rather "shaggy long haired version" of author Bill Mettinger that can be seen online at 

Philadelphia Daily News March 7, 2011

Alongside Kensington legends Sky Brady ("Kensington Girls Got Style") and Rocky Balboa (Yo Adrian!) Port Rochmond born & bred columnist Patty-Pat Koslowski gives a great 8 paragraph quote from the "Kensington Kid" in her poignent column "How Kensington Got Strangled. Click on the Daily News Logo to read this great article.   

The Spirit Community Newspaper

An in depth article by columnist Patty-Pat Koslowski. Click on the Spirit Logo to read a great Kensington Kid review!

Al Dia News

Columnist Milena Velis Interviews Bill Mettinger "en Espanol!" If you can read Spanish click on the AL DIA Logo for a great read!

Philadelphia Daily News Dan Gross April 29, 2009

Columnist Dan Gross mentions "Kensington Kid" in his "Dan Around Column"


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