What: Five finalists from Last Comic Standing, including 2008 season winner Iliza Shlesinger, stop in Denver for a live show.

Why: Thursday’s vice presidential debate should provide fresh fodder for this evening of quick-witted comedy.

Bonus: Shlesinger pops from the TV into real life.

Details: Fri 8 p.m. Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place. $26, $36. For more information, call 303-595-3637 or visit www.comedyworks.com.