Yeah, a little bit. Basically, it's a girl that controls fire, but her parents control two different elements. The father controls fire and the mother controls water, but she is seen as ill-tempered by her father's people and dangerous and reckless by her mother's people. I sure will. Also, I think you posted your message on your own board.
I totally adore River Song but I agree that Amy's time had definitely come. I just wish that the Ponds leaving had been handled better. YES, SOMEONE WHO LIKES RORY. <333 He fucking punched Hitler IN THE FACE.
Neil Gaiman is wonderful but I'd be surprised if he took on being the lead writer/exec producer. I would welcome him though! The Doctor's Wife... my favorite line is still "another Ood I've failed to save".