Host Shawn King is an excellent and articulate interviewer. I don't know how he does it, but he manages to get quite a number of interesting guests from varied backgrounds each week. There is always something on the show that is worth listening to. The subject matter varies. In any given week there could be interviews with a climatologist, a sculptor, an indie software developer, and an investment analyst, all with a Mac twist.
Even though the show runs over two hours every week the format with a mix of news and interviews, along with segments from regulars Peter Cohen (Macworld, Angry Mac Bastards) and IRC Babe Sly Marton is always interesting. The new "Pick Your Topic" section is a welcome addition providing a forum for pundits to sound off.
Shawn has an obvious admiration for the Macintosh platform and the ecosystem that Apple has managed to grow around it, but he is able to see it with its warts. He can pick the news from the noise, and will never hesitate to call BS on anyone, Apple included, if it's deserved.
In addtion, Your Mac Life is one of those rare shows where the host and audience have formed a genuine community. Shawn's respect for his audience is evident in every show. I never feel my intelligence is being insulted.
If you listen live, there is an accompanying IRC chat which Sly oversees as well as a streaming video. Even though I can catch that on occasion, I always go back and replay the podcast to make sure I did not miss anything.
I've been an Audible subscriber to this show for many years. Having it available "to go" has made daily exercise bearable. If episodes pile up, I've been known to go on YML binges just to catch up, not just with the news, but with the stories of the people in the community.
For me this is a "must listen" each week.