Amy McCarthy is a reporter at Eater.com. She covers dining, pop culture, policy and labor, and as many weird online trends as possible. Before joining Eater.com, she worked as the editor of Eater Dallas and Eater Houston for six years. Her writing on culture, music, and politics has appeared in Vice, Vox, Playboy, Cosmopolitan, Texas Monthly, and more outlets.
Branson, Missouri, is touted as a wholesome, family-friendly tourist destination where dinner-and-a-show thrives. But here, everyone’s trying to sell you more than just a ticket.