The Goopy Ghost at Christmas
February 2018 by V. R. Duin


The orange ghost was friendly
And smiled at Santa's elf,
But the elf was very scared
And ran to save himself.
(“The Goopy Ghost at Christmas”)

Ghost busting with children may help a ghost detector find ghostly pumpkin goop and learn to bust ghosts like the best of ghostbusters.

The Goopy Ghost is on the roam to find a new pumpkin home that isn't squashed, carved, baked or on fire. Each book in Goopy's collection delivers holiday fun, tells ghost stories and provides solid ghost busting information. Goopy shows a fun way for children and adults to bust ghosts. There is nothing negative about this fun-loving spirit. There is no need to resort to black magic, voodoo, hoodoo or sorcery from the occult. Moreover, ghostbusters of this ghostly pumpkin goop should not feel endangered by the magic of Goopy's spirited entertainment. Ghost busting may promote inquiry and critical thinking.

In Goopy Ghost's stories, it becomes quite clear that children can bust ghosts with greater ease than the adults in their fanciful and inventive lives. Children may use whimsy and enchantment to rise above the routine and to understand their world. Children seem to enjoy tales of fantasy. Ghosts capture young imaginations. Children seem to take pleasure in things that are goopy, ghostly, festive and wildly fun. Ghosts may help children understand the magic of life itself. Ghost busting with the Goopy Ghost of ghostly pumpkin goop should be a unique and imaginative learning experience for ghost detectors of all ages. Children may learn to notice and ponder new things. Scare up some fun with your young ones and learn to bust ghosts.

It is anticipated that any fears of the Goopy Ghost will be debunked during initial ghost busting inspections, consultations and readings. Goopy books, articles, posts, tweets and videos are full of tips and clues for ghostbusters who want to learn to bust ghosts. The magic of ghosts may help us understand reality. Goopy is made of gooey and wonderfully ghostly pumpkin goop. From the very first “Boo!”, this goopy, ghostly pumpkin ghost offers an absolutely unforgettable first lesson in how to bust ghosts and how to face fears. Every ghost detector, who goes ghost busting with children, is sure to sing the praises of the darkest and most delightful aspects of the Goopy Ghost. Goopy Ghost may help children separate truth from falsehood as they develop perceptions of our world.

The Goopy Ghost of ghostly pumpkin goop fame may not be the only ghost lurking in the realm of ghost busting. However, for ghost detectors who want to learn to bust ghosts with children, some of the scarier spirits may not be appropriate. Nobody benefits when imagination leads to deceit, evil, vengeance and terror. The Goopy Ghost is welcoming to children and adults. Ghost busting rituals may rid people, places and things of negative, demonic spirits that are unwanted and uninvited guests. Whereas bad spirits may seek a weak spot through which to attach themselves, the Goopy Ghost tries to add strength and celebration to the exercise of free will and creativity. Goopy Ghost books, videos and the articles on this website may add insight and information about the struggles between good and evil.

Growing up is a difficult process. A person, home, business or object, in which the presence of an evil being is felt, may seem possessed. There may be times when ghostbusters and ghost detectors should not bust ghosts on their own. It is important to recognize when other service providers may be required. The Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomenon,, does systematic research into common causes of paranormal reports. Get tips from learned experts. This charitable organization offers classic cases and research results that may help others recognize and eliminate the common causes of paranormal reports. Rigorous studies of ghost hauntings, ghost sightings and witness testimony, among other phenomena generally prove that misperception, near sleep experiences and peripheral vision affects are the cause. Reports of ghostly pumpkin goop are not presented among the findings. However, they are verified by reliable witnesses of Goopy Ghost stories, videos and website articles.

Many of those who pretend to be psychics, accredited investigators, reliable witnesses and regular ghost spotters or ghost busters require further questioning. What equipment do they use? Has it been scientifically proven to be effective? How broad is their experience and training? Do they use systematic approaches to their evaluations of photos, orbs, sounds and other paranormal evidence and effects to bust ghosts? Ghost busters must be wary of false actors, false psychics and false teachers. These bad souls may be putting on a ghost busting show to gain influence and set the stage for abuse of power in a cult-like manner. Conjuring up or exorcising imaginary ghosts made of ghostly pumpkin goop may help children uncover and escape hidden dangers in the real world. Fantasy could help children develop the inventiveness needed to fuel advances in industry and science. From perceptions of demons or other bad spirits, greater understandings of cultural differences, mental illness, a bad day or a bad personal experience may develop.

Ghosts may help children expand their networks. A concerned ghost detector or parent may call upon a spiritual leader or a psychic to communicate with spirits, cast out the evil and cure the effects of a bad experience. To bust ghosts, the medium does not have to be a pastor, priest or other enlightened and highly evolved spiritual being. Prayer may be the best tool for casting off demons. In most instances, to not anger any resident spirits, ghost busting should be done by someone who is trustworthy, mindful and skilled. Special care is not required to bust the Goopy Ghost. This ghost is made of naturally occurring ghostly pumpkin goop that does not emit any bad energy. To the contrary, pumpkin goop carries seeds that give rise to new growth and a soothing sense of wonder and excitement. There is good science behind pumpkin goop and the seeds it holds.

Ghostbusters should find it easy to bust ghosts with the wee orange spirit made of goopy, ghostly pumpkin goop. Setting out some sweet treats, then pretending to fall asleep may beckon the mysteries of this ghost. When Goopy finds a nice, new haunt, this ghost may stay and stay and stay. Let it be known that Goopy is wary of unattended fires and drenching, cold rains. Fortunately, these conditions are not likely to be present during ghost busting with children. Should the Goopy Ghost leave a welcoming haunt, children are sure to invite this delightfully sticky, icky, goopy, ghostly pumpkin goop of a spirit to return. Goopy Ghost tries to remind children and adults to celebrate each day with awe and amazement. The unexplained may give hope for miracle and solution. Today's science may prove antiquated with surprising discoveries.

Goopy's ghostbusters quickly discover that the spirit of a pumpkin returns to its brightly lit home. Like sweet treats, the pumpkin seems attached to many holidays. The Goopy Ghost believes holidays should be celebrated all year. This ghost can eat its weight in chocolates and sweets. The Goopy Ghost has more than a few tricks up his sleeve. What is the secret to busting The Goopy Ghost? Those who learn the best way to bust this ghost, should keep it to themselves. The Goopy Ghost thanks all good ghostbusters by leaving behind a reassuring goopy, ghostly pumpkin goop trail. Adults who are ghost busting with children should look for pumpkin goop on clothing, household items, walls and floors. It easily rinses away, but the Goopy Ghost may return. This ghost visits and revisits welcoming homes, giving friends new chances to strengthen relationships as they bust ghosts together.

A ghost detector who connects with the engaging orange spirit known for its goopy, ghostly pumpkin goop, should press forward. New ghost detectors are invited to come forth and learn to bust ghosts with the Goopy Ghost. More than one ghost may occupy a place. These spirits may want to communicate with those left behind. The Goopy Ghost is on a mission to scare up good energy. There can be no better instructor for ghost busting with children than this pumpkin ghost. Become the best of ghostbusters and meet other fun ghosts with this wee orange spirit of goopy, ghostly pumpkin goop! Ghosts may help ghost detectors understand spiritual evolution. The pumpkin's spirit hopes to get the last laugh from ghost busting with children. Ghosts may be the first to arrive and the last to leave a good story hall. Different detectors of the same ghosts may have different experiences. There should be fun in sharing and comparing these stories with others.

According to, a recent Harris poll reveals that 42 percent of Americans believe in ghosts. The Goopy Ghost of ghostly pumpkin goop wants everyone to believe in the fun delivered by good ghosts. After some ghosts appear in their bedrooms at night, children may have difficulty going to bed. This should not be a problem with Goopy Ghost sightings. Children should gain confidence from Goopy. He hopes to teach them it is good, safe fun to bust ghosts that are friendly. He may teach coping skills. No protection or limits should be required for visits with welcome spirits. Goopy is friendly. A ghost detector may use Goopy books, articles, posts, tweets and videos to calm fears of ghosts and foster creativity. Goopy's ghost busting materials also should be fun for adults. There is fun in discussing things that are surprising and have no easy explanation.

When ghosts and life-after-death communications are met with discomfort, Kosher salt, personal items, religious objects, raw rice or holy water may clear the bad energy. Burning a sage smudge stick is said to promote wellbeing and bust ghosts. Undesirable spirits may respond to the spoken word. Simply asking an unwelcome spirit to leave may work. Formal ghost busting rituals may clear negative spirits from an area with the ceremonious use of prayers, chants, gestures, dances, icons, amulets, incense, candles, perfumes, musical instruments, special foods, drinks and potions. Ouija boards, crystal balls, pendulums, mirrors and séances also may be used in spectral communication efforts. The Goopy Ghost of ghostly pumpkin goop communicates with friends, followers and connections through books, videos, website articles and across diverse social media platforms.

Many phenomenon attributed to ghosts, ghost busting and the occult may be influenced by the unconscious mind. Called the ideomotor effect, this principle is behind automatic writing, divining rods, extrasensory perception, facilitated communication, hypnosis, lie detector tests, Ouija boards, pendulums and the like. Yes, no and maybe answers may be delivered by reflexive response. Humans are susceptible to soft evidence. Many of these practices and beliefs arose from spiritualism that largely has been debunked. The guidance may come from internal intuition or from subtle movement beyond the realm of the inquirer or facilitator's awareness. Rather than from external spiritual forces, these forms of channeling may be used to guide thoughts to paper or computer keyboards, to find water, to communicate with a non-verbal person or animal or to facilitate fact-finding or predictive efforts. Science may not support these techniques to bust ghosts that consist of something other than ghostly pumpkin goop.

Similarly, there may be no science behind the rise of literary, video or film successes. The celebrated supernatural comedy, Ghostbusters, about a ghost busting business staged in New York City went from inconvenience to blockbuster. The Goopy Ghost intends to bring a garden variety of ghostly goop in full length film productions for children. Imagine the cleanup of Goopy goop in a neighborhood. Despite the unwelcoming inconvenience to neighbors of ghost busting film antics, box office reception to Ghostbusters was surprisingly positive. This blockbuster film received outstanding reviews, awards and accolades. The original production gave rise to sequels and related products. Stories and animations about the Goopy Ghost of ghostly pumpkin goop also have sequels. Goopy wants everyone to believe it may pay for children to bust ghosts while seeking a satisfying direction for real life.

There are five published titles in the Goopy Ghost busting collection to help children and adult ghost detectors find ghostly pumpkin goop. When the remaining four titles are added to the delightful mix, readers are sure to bust ghosts like the best of ghostbusters. Dare to begin the quest for a satisfying life mission. Be sure to bring a camera. Children ghost detectors and busters might want to record and enter their ghost busting activities into The Goopy Action Video Challenge. Fun Goopy Ghost action videos provide ideas that young ghostbusters may use to scare up additional fun-loving ghost busting entertainment. There is content in Goopy Ghost books and across this website from which children can develop the skills needed to create their own brand of forever ghostly fun and build career opportunity.

Learn to Bust Ghosts

  • Ghost Busting Goopy says:

    The tradition of ghost busting with children needs to become as well known as trick-or-treating is today.

  • Bust Ghosts Goopy says:

    Folks hope to become a Ghost Detector and bust ghosts during The Hungry Ghost Festival, the most significant event of Hungry Ghost Month in China.

    • ghostly pumpkin goopGoopy says:

      Don't call in ghostbusters for the Goopy Ghost, unless you want a room full of messy ghostly pumpkin goop.