Though much of her work toys with sexuality and fantasy, Matlock says he doesn't fantasize about that aspect of her.
"It's funny, a lot of people assume that. I'm not interested in her that way. I think she's a real intelligent person. I like her humor." (As Matlock spoke, I was leafing through "Sex.") "No, I like her music. I like her talent. But as far as sleeping with her or having a relationship with her, I don't see myself in that capacity.
"If I could be anybody for a week, I think I would be her assistant, whose name is Melissa. It would be neat to work with someone that close. I'm more of a behind-the-scenes person."
Matlock would like a career in the arts, but presently he's going for a degree in human resources management and is working in his government job. He doesn't think he's ducking reality through his fascination with Madonna, noting, "Last semester, I carried 11 units and worked a 60-hour week, so it doesn't take away from anything."