This article is from 2009.
Towards the end of his show, Barrie alludes to his self-perceived status as a comedy underdog, but that assertion is betrayed by the previous hour of assured material. Frequently plunging into well-rehearsed staccato rants, he handles his topics with a confident, caustic wit. His diffidence is buoyed by a lively audience, although he elicits chuckles rather than belly laughs.
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