The Bizarre Life of Anti-Virus Software Pioneer John McAfee Is Documented in New Showtime Series

Gringo: The Dangerous Life of John McAfee is a new Showtime series that tells of the truly bizarre and questionable decisions made by McAfee after he earned millions of dollars for the pioneering anti-virus software that bore his name until August 2010. While the documentary is currently available for on-demand streaming, its Showtime premiere is on Thursday, Oct 6.

Documentary about the bizarre and scandalous life of tech millionaire John McAfee – famed inventor of anti-virus software – who goes off the grid to live in Belize, building a compound and harem, becoming a drug lord and developing an armed security force to guard himself against the police until he is a suspect in his neighbor’s murder and must make a great escape.