Olivier Zahm Accuses Muse Magazine of Copying Purple

Muse magazine, with maddening blue pages Muse

Purple's Olivier Zahm has accused Muse magazine of "flagrantly" copying his publication's layout. In a post on Purple Diary, Zahm wrote that he was "shocked" to see the similarity when he opened Muse's spring 2012 issue — especially since Zahm himself was interviewed for the issue. The slideshow accompanying his post places the magazine beside the fall 2011 edition of Purple and points out both magazines' pale blue paper, look-alike table of contents, and dueling interviews with Kenneth Anger. Scandal?