Cops and Guns In The Gunshine State

Two cops. Husband and wife. Convicted in one of the largest gun cases in Florida history. But Rafael and Tammy Valdes say they're innocent; that the FBI, an ex-con, corrupt cops, and the ATF conspired against them. Welcome to the Gunshine State!

Check out this awesome movie, article, and website project I created with Frank Alvarado at copsandguns.com!

Madball at Churchill's - April 2014

Awesome fuckin' show. Here go some pics.


Catching up on music articles

Here are some recent 2014 music articles i wrote that i forgot to scan until now, there's at least double this number that i still gotta get to






R.I.P. Treon Johnson aka Lotto - Star Of Upcoming Rakontur Movie Dawg Fight

R.I.P. Treon Johnson aka Lotto, a rapper, backyard fighter, and entrepreneur killed by police with a taser under mysterious circumstances.

Look out for Treon's starring role in the upcoming Rakontur movie Dawg Fight.

This is a still I shot outside of Dada5000's house in West Perrine, on the south side of Miami-Dade County. This guy had tremendous charisma.

Treon  aka Lotto - Rapper/Backyard Fighter - West Perrine - Outside Dada5000's House - October 2013 - Jacob Katel

Misfits Jerry Only Interview


As a longtime fan of the band, I am proud to say that my interview with Jerry Only of the Misfits received nearly 12,000 facebook shares when the group posted a link to it encouraging their 1.8 million followers to check it out. Click here to read the full Q&A

Bobby Flay x Burger Beast x Cuban Burger

Check out this video interview with Bobby Flay from his new Bobby's Burger Palace at Dadeland Mall I teamed up with the Burger Beast for, and see the rest of what we did on his site by clicking here

Geto Boys In Miami

Forgot to post this great shot of Bushwick Bill (and friends) from 5th Ward Houston's legendary Geto Boys rap group at Blackbird Ordinary after their recent Miami performance
Bushwick Bill of Geto Boys (and friends) After Concert at Blackbird Ordinary, Miami, Sept 2013 - Jacob Katel

Food Shot Published

This photo I shot for Black Brick looks awesome in print edition of Miami New Times issue week October 3 - 9, 2013