While Girls could have easily turned any college campus into the University of Iowa for their fourth season, the show was hoping for authenticity by getting the real deal on film. Sadly it was not to be, even though Girls writer Sarah Heyward is herself a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. "While we are pleased that the Iowa Writers’ Workshop is receiving national attention and that our graduate is doing well in her career, our general practice is to not allow filming, due to potential disruption to campus,” university spokesman Tom Moore confirmed. On the bright side, the request indicates that Hannah will likely attend the University of Iowa rather than talking herself out of enrollment in favor of, say, getting back together with Adam. Plus, it will make the second episode where he runs barefoot and shirtless to see her even more epic than the first.
Most Watched on Vulture
Most Viewed Stories
Honestly, Interviewing With SNL’s Lorne Michaels Sounds Like a Surprisingly Chill Experience
HGTV Is a Never-ending Fantasy Loop. Look Deeper, and It Gets Pretty Ugly.
Will I Hate Mother!? A Serious Quiz
What’s New on Netflix: September 2017
The 100 Hardest Video-Game Bosses, Ranked
Ain’t It Cool News Founder Harry Knowles Accused of Sexual Assault
The Saddest Moment in Lady Gaga’s Netflix Doc Involves Taylor Kinney
Let’s Talk About That Scene in Mother!
What’s Leaving Netflix: October 2017
Every Star Trek TV Show, Ranked
Latest News from VultureStar Trek: Discovery’s Gorgeous Opening Sequence Looks Like It Was Sketched By Michelangelo
May these images live long and prosper.Before Coming Back to Will & Grace, Debra Messing Asked That Grace ‘Be a Feminist’
When Megan Mullally was asked if she wanted to change anything about her character, she answered simply: “No.”J. Cole Is Encouraging Everyone to Boycott the NFL
“Repeat this with another company, and another.”Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 3 Trailer: Josh Chan Must Die!
Payback is a real bitch.Stevie Wonder Takes ‘Both Knees’ on Behalf of America
Yeah, he doesn’t like you, Trump.Ain’t It Cool News Founder Harry Knowles Accused of Sexual Assault
Knowles “categorically” denies the claims.Halt and Catch Fire Recap: The Broken Places
“A Connection Is Made” is a joyful episode.Fuller House Creator Admits Defeat in Years-Long Quest to Get the Olsen Twins on the Show
“They just don’t seem interested in coming.”Soul Legend Charles Bradley Dead at 68
The singer was battling cancer over the past year.Mike Schur Solidifies His ‘King of NBC Comedy’ Status With Two More Pilots
When does this man have time to sleep?
Enunciate your words, damnit!Miss Blair, Dorota Isn’t Amused That She Didn’t Turn Out to Be Gossip Girl
“I felt like nobody knew who Gossip Girl was going to be till the day we did it.”Honestly, Interviewing With SNL’s Lorne Michaels Sounds Like a Surprisingly Chill Experience
Colin Jost didn’t do himself any favors.Matthew Vaughn Gave the Kingsman: The Golden Circle Actors Altitude Sickness
The director of the spy sequel reveals the hardest scenes to nail.Mel Brooks Thinks Blazing Saddles Never Could Have Been Made in Today’s ‘Stupidly Politically Correct’ Climate
“Comedy is the lecherous little elf whispering in the king’s ear, always telling the truth about human behavior.”Seth Meyers Says If You Can’t Connect the Dots When It Comes to Russia, It’s Because They’ve Basically Fused Into One Giant Dot
With North Korea and repealing Obamacare grabbing the limelight, it’s easy to forget there’s an investigation bubbling on the back burner.Theater Review: KPOP Is Gangnam Style With Substance Beneath
Under the glam, it’s a discomfiting looks at the struggles faced by Asian artists.Aaron Carter Is Headed to Rehab
“He is going to do this privately and focus all his attention on being the best person and performer possible.”Watch the Trailer for the Adaptation of Stephen King’s Novella 1922
King is going for a seasonal hat trick at the movies.Thanks to Its Stars, Stronger Is Anything But Your Standard Overcoming-the-Odds Tearjerker
Though Gyllenhaal deserves any accolades the film brings him, Maslany’s performance was the one that floored me.