52 episodes

Riding roller coasters, baking sourdough bread, needlepointing — what do you do when there’s no work left to do? From the creator of the hit Netflix series Love comes a feel-good audio series about finding pure, simple joy in hobbies that fill the void. Discover your hidden hobby alongside Lesley Arfin, as she interviews her guests about the things that make them happy. 
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Filling The Void Earios

    • Comedy
    • 4.3 • 219 Ratings

Riding roller coasters, baking sourdough bread, needlepointing — what do you do when there’s no work left to do? From the creator of the hit Netflix series Love comes a feel-good audio series about finding pure, simple joy in hobbies that fill the void. Discover your hidden hobby alongside Lesley Arfin, as she interviews her guests about the things that make them happy. 
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    Foreign Languages with Timothy Hull

    Foreign Languages with Timothy Hull

    On the final episode of this season's Filling the Void, Lesley talks to friend and artist Timothy Hull about his insatiable obsession with learning foreign languages. His true love language is Italian, but that hasn't stopped him from learning French, Ancient Greek, and Goidelic (that's Irish!). To talk to Lesley about your hobby, you can email the podcast at fillthevoidpod@gmail.com. Filling the Voiding is part of the Earios Network. This episode is produced, engineered, and edited by Alex Paul. Theme music by Michael Cassidy.
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    • 33 min
    Pickleball with Jolie Franciscus

    Pickleball with Jolie Franciscus

    On this week's Filling the Void, Lesley talks to friend Jolie Franciscus about her life-changing pickleball hobby. The two chat about pickleball cruises, pickleball trophies, and the question on all of our minds: Why, oh why, is this popular racket sport even called "pickleball"? Listen now to find out! To talk to Lesley about your hobby, you can email the podcast at fillthevoidpod@gmail.com. Filling the Voiding is part of the Earios Network. This episode is produced, engineered, and edited by Alex Paul. Theme music by Michael Cassidy.
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    • 39 min
    Books with Jesse Pearson

    Books with Jesse Pearson

    On this week's Filling the Void, Lesley talks to writer, magazine editor, and host of the podcast Apology about his love of books, zines, and all things ephemera. The two talk about their shared childhood obsession with Stephen King all the way through their adulthood obsession with Bret Easton Ellis. And stay tuned to hear Jesse's takes on organizing books by color and book clubs! To talk to Lesley about your hobby, you can email the podcast at fillthevoidpod@gmail.com. Filling the Voiding is part of the Earios Network. This episode is produced, engineered, and edited by Alex Paul. Theme music by Michael Cassidy.
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    • 41 min
    Running with Jay Duplass

    Running with Jay Duplass

    On this week's Filling the Void, Lesley talks to filmmaker and actor Jay Duplass about running. The two chat about his 180 BPM running playlist, embarrassing his daughter with his iconic dolphin shorts, and the peak moments of joy when running in nature. To talk to Lesley about your hobby, you can email the podcast at fillthevoidpod@gmail.com. Filling the Voiding is part of the Earios Network. This episode is produced, engineered, and edited by Alex Paul. Theme music by Michael Cassidy.
    Bonus! Take a peek at Jay's running music playlist:
    Tusk by Fleetwood Mac
    Breaking the Girl by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Here I Go Again by Whitesnake
    Foxey Lady by Jimi Hendrix
    Strange Magic by Electric Light Orchestra
    Hey Ya by OutKast
    The Boys Are Back In Town by Thin Lizzy
    The Boys of Summer by Don Henley
    Modern Love by David Bowie
    Message In a Bottle
    Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic by The Police

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    • 45 min
    Musicals with Riki Lindhome

    Musicals with Riki Lindhome

    On this week's Filling the Void, Lesley talks to actress, comedian, and musician Riki Lindhome about her love of Broadway musicals. From Annie to A Chorus Line, Riki and Lesley talk (and sing!) about them all. Plus, tune in to find out the musical number Riki always skips in Sound of Music. To talk to Lesley about your hobby, you can email the podcast at fillthevoidpod@gmail.com. Filling the Voiding is part of the Earios Network. This episode is produced, engineered, and edited by Alex Paul. Theme music by Michael Cassidy.
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    • 38 min
    RE-RELEASE: Cars with Dax Shepard

    RE-RELEASE: Cars with Dax Shepard

    On a special re-release of Filling The Void, Lesley talks to friend Dax Shepard about how driving fast cars fills his void. To talk to Lesley about your hobby, email the podcast at fillthevoidpod@gmail.com. Theme music by Michael Cassidy.
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    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
219 Ratings

219 Ratings

Pieskamin ,

Always Look Forward

This podcast is very comforting to me. I find it relaxing and fun to hear about some of my favorite writer/performers’s private hobbies. I especially enjoy when the person’s hobby is something specific and unusual, like Diablo Cody with rollercoasters or Kyle Mooney with nostalgia. They were favorite guests for me. Thank you for this!

kentuckyfriedchickenlips ,

Very nice

I liked listening to this before bed. It was very good.

halloweencandy4u ,

Aw man

Just listened to last podcast of the season, sad it is ending!! Always fun to hear all the guests 🥸

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