As Google would say: Rent more than music.
Why would I sent CV, etcetera without even knowing what I am appying for? Besides if it's a new experimental journal that will circulate and not a renowned one like cricinfo or daily star, my heart at least won't skip a beat to stand in line for interviews.
The guy you hit? If he got a look at the plates, it won't even take that long. There's no play here. There's no angle, there's no champagne room. I'm not a miracle worker, I'm a janitor. The math on this is simple; the smaller the mess, the easier it is for me to clean up.