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Actually, the Washington Post prefers you NOT hide your drink. Scene from a 2012 MSNBC party. (Rebecca D’Angelo)

From Guest of a Guest D.C., some valuable advice: How to get photographed for D.C.’s society publications.

Can’t quibble with any of these tips: Skip dessert, form alliances, dress sharp, “have a prestigious job or last name,” and most importantly, “hide your drink!” That’s not just good advice for catching the eye of party paparazzi. That’s good advice for life.

Looking for today’s Reliable Source? Start here: Johnny Wright, first lady’s hairstylist, lends starpower to charity