Here are some links where you can find first hand accounts, photos, etc.
JavaJive aka Brandon, is in Java and, while Java has not been hit (yet? they are warning of aftershocks there in the next few days/weeks) has more up to the minute info. See some photos here>, more news resources here>, and as always, boingboing has assembled lots of links. You still aren't getting all your news from the Times and CNN are you? See this commenter's explanation as to why the msm continue to focus on Phuket, though other areas were much harder hit.
Lastly, here's a link to an interesting article on the web coverage of this disaster.