* Michael Lewis: Where’s the rage in Ireland?
* Tony Conrad: If you sell your startup, don’t be a punk about it afterward
* What will it hang on the walls? Goldman Sachs nears deal to buy largest Applebee’s franchisee
* Consensus at my Super Bowl party last night was the Bridgestone had some of the best ads (well, after that House promo where he threw a cane at a kid). Turns out one of them was based on a real reply-all faux pas.
* Romesh Ratnesar profiles Peter Thiel
* Michael Rapoport: Toxic assets still lurking at banks
* Chart of the Day: China’s housing market nears U.S./Japan bubble levels
* Caffeine empire: You’ve heard about Dow 10,000, but what about Dunkin’ 10,000?
* Obama will address the Camber of Commerce today. Here’s what he’s expected to say.
* Free plug: I’m really going to miss attending VC in the Rockies this year (including the chance to defend my poker crown). Always a great event if you can make it…
* Egypt’s richest man, Nassef Sawiris, discusses the Egyptian protests and what a change in government could mean for his nation’s economy: