martini-drinking robot minions

Awhile ago, I wrote about the robots (Stormtroompas) working behind the scenes at the San Jose Mercury News. It would be great, I thought at the time, to capture these things on video.

So I did.

Here, for your amusement, is a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the Merc-bots. And the massive printing presses, and some charming humans. In the last scene, Mama and Papa Drake even make an appearance.

Oh yeah. I added an out-take reel as well.


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0 Responses to martini-drinking robot minions

  1. amahl 13 June, 2011 at 9:18 pm #

    i think those two guys are actors! they are too good to be true!

    • nadia drake 14 June, 2011 at 12:11 am #

      the robots were actors, too. ;-)

      • Rocket 29 July, 2011 at 2:16 am #

        hey nadia! how is everything? I recently saw my mom and your name came up ;) I hope all is well and I look forward to hearing from you! what is best way to get ahold of you online? email? facebook? talk to you soon!

    • Coltin 29 June, 2011 at 8:30 pm #

      That saves me. Thanks for being so snesilbe!

      • nadia drake 9 July, 2011 at 11:33 am #

        Snesilbility is my midlde name! Glad to hepl.

  2. janejaelee 15 June, 2011 at 9:16 pm #

    Haha….the folder, plastic knives and paper napkins on top of the filing cabinet are still there…..You and Sandeep left little bread crumbs on the intern desk :) There’s a sticky note with the phrase “NADS was here” on the edge of the desk, and Sandeep left some notes. Makes me miss you guys, but I’m not going to remove them. It’s like I’m at work with friends.

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