Taylor Swift is back with a new music video for "The Man" and she's giving fans exactly what they want: a four-minute story filled with enough easter eggs to keep fans tweeting for the rest of the week. Overwhelmed by all the references throughout the vid? Here's a look at every single easter egg you may have missed.
The Miss Americana Sweatshirt
As Tyler Swift (Taylor's male alter ego) rides the subway in the beginning of the video, we see a woman on the right wearing a tie-dye "Miss Americana & The Heartbreak Prince" sweatshirt, which is, of course, the name of a song on her most recent album, Lover. This could be a hint to the fact that "Miss Americana" will be the next song to get a music video.
Bo$$ Scotch Poster
Also on the right side of the subway is a poster for "Bo$$ Scotch." When a fan asked Taylor who will be playing the man in the video, she responded, saying, "a bo$$" and she didn't disappoint!
Man vs. Waste Poster
And on the left side of the subway car is a poster for a fake movie called Man vs. Waste, with the tagline "mother nature doesn't stand a chance." This is most likely a comment on climate change and the government's inaction on the issue.
13th Street Station
When Tyler decides to go to the bathroom in the subway station, he relieves himself right in front of a sign for the station stop. Of course, 13 is Taylor's favorite number, but there are a ton of other easter eggs hidden in this shot too. We've got a poster for Mr. Americana, a play on Taylor's doc (we will see this again later), as well as a sign banning scootering. Of course, this "No Scooters" sign is about Scooter Braun, whom Taylor had a major feud with last year. Finally, the grafitti surrounding Tyler reveals all the names of Taylor's past albums, along with "Karma," which fans think may be the title of TS8.
Hall of High Fives
At one point, Tyler runs down a hall where he gets high-fived by mysterious arms. Some people on Twitter think the hallway looks very similar to Kim and Kanye's very modern house. Taylor has been feuding with the couple for years, and people think she's poking fun at the rapper in this scene.
Scott Swift's Cameo
Taylor's dad, Scott, makes an appearance in the music video as the tennis ump that Tyler yells at.
A Serena Williams Reference
When Tyler has his breakdown on the tennis court and flips off the ump, fans thought it was a reference to Serena Williams. In 2018, Serena got in a disagreement with the ump during the U.S. Open Women's final. The tennis player got penalized for her behavior, though many male pros have acted similarly in the past with no consequences.
Scott isn't the only one in Taylor's inner circle who makes a cameo in the video. Taylor's stylist and makeup artist, Joseph Cassell and Lorrie Turk, show up on the left side of the wedding scene.
Mr. Americana Poster
While we got a glimpse of it in the beginning of the video, the Mr. Americana poster comes back later, and we get a close-up. We get to see how similar the poster is to the actual one, and we see that it premiered at "Mandance," a play on Sundance where the actual movie premiered.
The Release Date
One easter egg that is a little bit more meta, is the date that Taylor opted to release the video. On February 27, 1922, the Supreme Court voted to uphold the 19th amendment, solidifying women's right to vote.
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